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[Event Report] L.T. Wright Knives 2019 Pout House Campout [Raccoon Creek State Park, PA]

Many people view “sponsorships” as either a sellout or a way to just get free stuff.  However, when I arrange a Corporate Partnership with a company one of the things I always stress is that it’s a two-way street.  This past weekend was an opportunity to work with longtime partner L.T. Wright Knives and assist […]

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[Event Report] 2019 Smoky Mountain Overland Rally (Cosby, TN)

I was finally able to make it to Tennessee for the Smoky Mountain Overland Rally (SMOR).  This is an event I have been wanting to make since it’s inaugural event but there always seemed to be a conflict. Home, for the weekend at least, just outside Great Smoky Mountain National Park.It’s good to be out […]

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2019 Overland Skills Weekends

From day one the mission of ECOA has been built on the cornerstone of education.  This is a reflection of my own professional past working in academics as well as my personal desire to share my knowledge and experience with those around me. Over the last four years I have attended large events like Overland […]

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Woolrich Factory Tour (MAOF 2017)

As part of the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Overland Festival this year the Henwoods organized a tour of the Woolrich Woolen Mill in nearby Woolrich, PA. Arriving at the Woolrich Woolen MillIt’s like living in an “How It’s Made” episode. This was by far the highlight of the trip since it combined a little overland adventure through […]

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[Event Report] 2017 Mid-Atlantic Overland Festival

Each year a few hundred overland adventure enthusiasts descend upon the Henwood Farm near Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.  The Henwoods are a trio of brothers behind the Main Line Overland shop in southeast, PA.  The Mid-Atlantic Overland Festival is their way to bring together like minded enthusiasts and celebrate the overland adventure lifestyle. It’s that time again.2017 […]

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Heading over the mountain to the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Overland Festival

For the third year in a row I’ll be heading over the mountain to the annual Mid-Atlantic Overland Festival.  I can’t complain that this event is all but in my back yard.  I also can’t complain that it’s always one of my favorite events of the year.  And, for once, it looks like I can’t […]

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[Event Report] 22nd Annual PA Jeeps All Breeds Jeep Show, York PA

This will be a relatively short report, but I thought I would type it out while things are fresh on my mind.  This past weekend I attended the PA Jeeps All Breeds Jeep Show, for the tenth time, but the first time I had my own booth. Loaded up and ready to roll to York, […]

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[Event Report] 2017 Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival – A lesson in compromise

This past weekend I trekked up to northwestern Pennsylvania for the annual Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival.  Each year thousands of Jeep enthusiasts descend upon the town of Butler each year to pay homage to the birthday of the Jeep.  As a Jeep enthusiast I’ve made the trip a few times myself.  However, this year things […]

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[Event Report] Disconnected Offroad “Rock the Clock” 2016

Last fall I was able to tag along and hit the trails for the first “Rock the Clock” event with Disconnected Offroad as a passenger. Nick making his way over the rolling hills at the intersection of Trails #1 & #2 When they started planning this year’s event I was approached to be a trail […]

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[Album] American Adventurist Appalachian Rendezvous – Saturday’s Potluck and Raffle

As mentioned before, Saturday I spent some time on the fire roads in Uwharrie National Forest.  That was a pretty intense day, but still lots of fun.  Once back on site at the UORTC I checked out some of the setups around camp and got ready for the evening’s potluck and raffle. Uwharrie Off-Road Training […]

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