Entries by Diamond Brand Outdoors

Gifts for the Spontaneous Explorer

Shopping for a friend who’s constantly on the go, but ready for an adventure at a moment’s notice? You know, the one who always has a headlamp and hiking boots in their trunk, just in case the opportunity for a quick hike presents itself. We’ve asked one of our favorite on-the-go outdoor enthusiasts, Diamond Brand […]

Crew Picks: Low Key Style

With nearly 30 years in outdoor retail, footwear and apparel buyer, Stephanie has seen the evolution of outdoor clothing. Women’s apparel, in particular, has gone from nonexistent or frumpy, to sleek, flattering, and comfortable. Stephanie’s perspective really sums it up: “One of the changes I have loved seeing is the functional, yet stylish, outdoor wear […]

New at DBO: Denim That Keeps Up

Can your jeans go from brunch to yoga, then take on an afternoon hike or bouldering sesh? Sounds like a pretty stout list for an average pair of jeans to measure up to. But our new jeans from Du/er and Dish are no average jeans. These denim superstars look like a classic pair of jeans, […]

7 Tailgating Must Haves

Crisp fall weather is on it’s way, along with the beginning of tailgating, picnic, and bonfire season. Take your casual gatherings to the next level with our top picks for grilling and chilling. Check ’em out below, then stop by for personalized help finding your perfect set up for a great day outdoors. Nemo Equipment […]

Teresa Baker to Deliver Keynote at Asheville Outdoor Show

The Asheville Outdoor Show returns to Salvage Station on the banks of the French Broad River on Sunday, September 23. The fourth annual iteration of the festival celebrating all things outdoors promises big changes. The one-of-a-kind community driven event will still feature plenty of local gear makers and national innovators showcasing the latest trend in […]

The Best of One Person Tents

If you like to hit the trail solo and you’re serious about saving weight, a one person tent might be the way to go. If you like a little more space, want  to make sure your gear will fit inside your tent, instead of just under the fly, or want the flexibility to invite a […]

Summer Trail Challenge

At Diamond Brand Outdoors, we believe that the outdoors are for everyone — and we love helping our community discover new places to get outdoors. To celebrate the arrival of summer, our local experts have put together a list of their favorite hikes, from easy to challenging. Make this your most active summer yet (and save on […]

Racks, Trailers, + Bed Extenders for Boats

When it comes to carving out time for outdoor adventures, we think bringing your gear should be stress free and simple – not a huge production. That’s why we’ve partnered with innovative brands like SylvanSport, Thule, and Boonedox to offer easy options to cart your boats, boards, and other gear.     SylvanSport Go Easy […]

Family Camping Essentials

Spring is here – forests are budding, days are getting longer, and getting outside is a must. Share your love of the outdoors with your whole crew by planning a family camping trip. Our family camping essentials have you covered with everything you need from comfort to boredom busters. Kelty Camp Cabin 6 – $289.95 […]

Make the Most of Lake Julian Park

We host demo days and intro to paddling classes on the waters of Lake Julian throughout the summer. While it’s easy to enjoy these paddlers’ parties from the comfort of a kayak or stand up paddleboard, there’s plenty more to experience. 1. Paddling Wild Wing Cafe’s beach has recently been expanded, allowing plenty of space […]