Mount Mitchell with Popticals

Summiting The Highest Mountain East of the Mississippi, Mt. Mitchell

By: Popticals Pro Payge McMahon Mt. Mitchell (6,684 ft./ 2,037m) is the tallest mountain, east of the Mississippi, and the perfect peak to hike for virgin baggers. It is in  Pisgah National Forest, near Burnsville, NC, and part of the Appalachian Mountains. Colliding tectonic plates created the Appalachian Mountains and at one time, they were as tall as the Rocky …

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Popticals Pro Payge McMahon

A 2-Day Solo Adventure – Climbing Utah’s Highest Mountain, Kings Peak (13,528 ft.)

By Payge McMahon If you are ever in Salt Lake City, Utah, short on time, but want an epic outdoor adventure, go climb the state’s highest mountain, King’s Peak 13,528 ft. (4,123 m), via the Henry Fork Trail. A 3-hour drive from the city, this beautiful and scenic 28-mile round trip trek with 5,436 ft. of ascent, can easily be …

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Compact Gear Outdoor Retailer 2017

The Best Portable Gear at Outdoor Retailer 2017

We’re back from another great Outdoor Retailer Summer show in Salt Lake City! We scoured the show floor for the latest and greatest gear focused on compact design, staying as lightweight as possible, and innovation around portability. At this year’s show, we found a few standout products that really follow our motto of packing small and living big. Matador Droplet …

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Greg Hatten Glacier Park Popticals

Packing Small & Living Big in Glacier National Park

By Popticals Pro Greg Hatten. On my way to Glacier National Park I spent the day with one of the best outfitters and gear shops in Kalispell, Montana. Sportsman & Ski Haus was celebrating 49 years in business and I displayed my boat and FJ in front of their store and chatted with folks about river running the National Parks …

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The Bass University and Popticals See a Bright Future Together

Leaders in fishing education partner with innovative sunglasses manufacturer April 14, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Bass University, a leading source of educational materials and opportunities for bass anglers, has announced a partnership with Popticals, maker of innovative sports sunglasses that maximizes portability and performance. “We’re always anxious to give our students access to the most cutting edge products, just …

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Scott Suggs

Popticals Pro Scott Suggs Takes 4th at FLW Lake Guntersville Season Opener

The start of the FLW bass fishing season is here and the pros are ready to hit the water! For the first time, the tour will feature 17 events as opposed to the normal 16. The first stop on the 2017 FLW Tour was Lake Guntersville, Alabama. The tournament wrapped by last weekend (February 2-5) and Popticals Pro Scott Suggs …

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USARA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Follow the USARA Adventure Race National Championship LIVE with Popticals

Popticals will be be providing live social media coverage for the 2016 USARA Adventure Race National Championship this Friday and Saturday (10/14, 10/15) in Columbia County, Georgia! The 30 hour adventure race will require teams to navigate a series of checkpoints using only a map and compass to guide them while transitioning between several disciplines such as trail running, mountain …

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