2nd Annual High Country Gear Swap @ Tsuga Headquarters
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2nd Annual High Country Gear Swap @ Tsuga Headquarters | Boone | North Carolina | United States

Friends we’re excited to announce the 2nd Annual High Country Gear Swap Sept 9th. We’re humbled to be chosen along with the Hunger and Health Coalition as the featured Charitable organizations.

Tsuga is inviting local businesses and individuals out to swap, sell, or donate their gently used outdoor gear and enjoy a day of good vibes with food trucks, cold beverages, a Tsuga sample sale, and a raffle featuring prizes from businesses throughout the region.

Details on how to sign-up for a table to sling your gear is on the ticket details. Looking forward to seeing you there.

The River Runs On Film Screening @ Appalachian Theatre of the High Country
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The River Runs On Film Screening @ Appalachian Theatre of the High Country | Boone | North Carolina | United States

We’re super stoked to help sponsor this screening of “The River Runs On” for our partner the Carolina Climbers’ Coalition. We hope you can join us and learn how our maintained trail systems in the National Forest are just one part of the overallplan

This thought-provoking documentary follows dedicated conservationists as they navigate the challenges of managing these vital forests. Dive into the heart of the Pisgah-Nantahala Forest Plan, a crucial blueprint that will shape the future of these national treasures for the next two decades.

Prepare to be inspired and moved as “The River Runs On” invites us to reflect on our connection with nature and our responsibility in preserving these lands. It’s a powerful meditation on the delicate balance between human intervention and the preservation of our natural heritage.

After the film, we’re thrilled to host a panel discussion featuring local experts who will shed light on the intricacies of the Pisgah-Nantahala Forest Plan. Engage in a meaningful conversation and gain valuable insights into the future of these forests.

Josh Kelly, Public Lands Biologist, Mountain True
Kevin Massey, Executive Director, Wild South
Manley Fuller, VP of Conservation Policy, NC Wildlife Federation
Megan Sutton, Program Director, The Nature Conservancy
Kristian Jackson, Sr. Lecturer, Appalachian State University

Tickets for this event are $6/ students and $15/ general, and all proceeds will go towards supporting the CCC. By attending, you not only get to enjoy an incredible film and stimulating discussion but also contribute to the preservation of our beloved natural resources.

Thank you to our event sponsors Mast General Store, Northwest NC Mountain Bike Alliance, Boone Area Cyclists and Tsuga USA.

Get tickets here: Tickets


SORBA Fall Board Of Directors Meeting @ Anniston, AL
Oct 21 all-day

The SORBA Fall Board of Directors Meeting will be hosted by NEABA  in Anniston, AL Oct 21st, 2023 in conjunction with the yearly Coldwater Mountain Fat Tire Festival. The schedule of events, registration link, lodging and camping details, and other info will be posted soon. Our Chapter will be represented and give us a shout if you’re heading down.