It’s been a long, cold lonely winter, but spring is nigh and, yes, here comes the sun. Really, there’s probably never been a spring that’s beckoned more for us to get out and embrace the warmth and rebirth of spring. And we’re here to help you make that happen, with our lineup of spring hiking programs.
We’ve already had a couple of good backpack trips this year, on the Neusiok Trail in the coastal Croatan National Forest in January, and on the Appalachian Trail in the Pisgah and Cherokee national forests in February. We have two more weekend trips planned, and will be adding longer trips shortly. So far, here’s our lineup:
Our goal is to get you outside. Preferably as a well-prepared, confident and competent adventurer. To that end, we offer opportunities in four categories:
Trail guides, books, tutorials
We love when you feel confident enough to strike out on your own, whether it’s for a 2-mile hike on a local trail or thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail (a graduate of our first Intro to Backpacking class actually went on to hike the AT, in 2015). To help you in this regard we offer:
Love the idea of camping but leery of making a big investment into something you’re not sure you’ll like?
Welcome to GetCamping!
Our GetCamping! program aims to make your introduction to camping as easy and inexpensive as possible, by providing the key pieces of camping gear you need from Great Outdoor Provision Co. Included in our GetCamping! kit:
Our GetHiking! Southeast Podcast appears every Tuesday, focusing on the news, the trails, the people and the stories of the Southeastern United States. Our goal: to inspire and to inform, regarding the vast outdoor adventures available throughout the Southeast.