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5 Finds for Dad Under $50

Father's Day is coming up fast, and we think the guy who taught you to love the outdoors deserves a gift as adventurous as he is. To get your creative juices flowing, we've put together a list of our favorite gifts that dad will actually use.…

7 Great Gifts for Mom $30 + Under

With Mother's Day right around the corner, you're probably thinking about what you can do to say "thanks" to someone as special as your Mom. To give you some gifting inspiration, we've given our product team a challenge: find a gift that celebrates…

Valentine's Favorites Under $40

Whether you're on a tight budget or just looking for a little something extra to share with your Valentine, there's no need to resign yourself to cliche candy + flowers. We've put together a list of our fav gifts under $40 that are the perfect…

Crew Essentials: Top Outdoor Gifts for Men

My favorite hike is Alum Cave in the Smokies. I love it because I helped build that trail and that view is my favorite ever.Camden's a crew member at Frugal Backpacker, our sibling store ocated in Asheville's Westgate Plaza on 52 Westgate…

Crew Essentials: Top Gifts for Hitting the Town

My most memorable outdoor moment would be the first summer I spent as a raft guide. It was filled with gnarly whitewater, midnight bonfire parties, everlasting friendships, and a different adventure everyday. Mia's a crew member at our store…

20% Off Most Requested Gifts for Women

Each year, certain items show themselves to be customer favorites. To make holiday wish lists come true, we've taken 20% off on some of these giftable items for women.KEEN Elsa boot — Now $128 Reg. $160 From tapping maple trees…

Gifts for Anglers

Kayak fishing has taken off in Western North Carolina in 2016 as a relaxing and affordable way to get off the bank and access remote waters. Kayaks offer a stealth means of approaching easily spooked fish. It has gained popularity locally due…

Crew Essentials: Top Gifts for Hiking in the Mountains of North Carolina

My first solo winter hike in the Smokies 37 years ago: my last night out at Silers Bald shelter, full moon shining on a snowy landscape. I see a fox sitting outside the shelter, looking in at me. We sit and watch each other for what must have…

30% Off Gifts for Those Who Adventure

We've seen 52 holiday seasons at Diamond Brand Outdoors (so far). Each year, perennial favorites pop up on shoppers' lists. Through the end of the year, we've taken 30% off on some of those items so you can give the gift of shared hikes, exploring…

Crew Essentials: Top Outdoor Gifts for Women

Brittany is a Crew Leader at Diamond Brand Outdoors in South Asheville's Parkway Center. Here are her picks for top gifts for women this season."My most memorable outdoor experience would be my first trip in the Smokies. Rachel, a fellow…