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From Mount Whitney to the Appalachian Trail: Oh the Places We Go with KEEN!

“These KEENS are made for Hiking And Biking and Kayaking too With or without socks, these KEENS will play all day with you” Like most outdoor enthusiasts, we love all things gear! We love researching and then buying a new product at our local REI store. We love breaking it in on the trail. We love talking about how footwear keeps…

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Get Free in Nature with #UndergroundTrailMode

This weekend, Hike with Outdoor Afro and Honor the Legacy of Harriet Tubman, and all of Freedom Seekers of the Underground Railroad.   From October 6-9, 2016, seven members of the 2016 Outdoor Afro Leadership Team  will hike the Maryland Portion of the Appalachian Trail. Beginning at the Pennsylvania border, our team will Blackpack along the South Mountain Ridge…

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Implementing #BlackLivesMatter in the Outdoors

“What is my role in the Movement for Black Lives?” has become the most critical question of our time.  Each year, Outdoor Afro enlists individuals from all over the country to advance our agenda: to celebrate and inspire Black connections to nature. Founder and CEO Rue Mapp, launched the Leadership Team to activate Black leadership centered…

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#FindYourPark, Find Your Path: A Journey of Self Discovery

Baltimore based Brittany Leavitt reflects on her first year as an #OutdoorAfro Leader and her deepening relationship with the National Parks What were some your favorite activities that you lead in your first year as an Outdoor Afro leader? My first year as an Outdoor Afro Leader was incredible. I was able to learn so…