Outdoor Gear

Last year our bike tour czar, Bill, started talking about building up a bike to use for touring, road riding, hard mountain biking, and rail trails.He wanted one bike that would do everything well. I was convinced he would end up with a bike that...

Yee-ha Ohiopyle is Emerging from WinterOhiopyle sits between Laurel Ridge and Chestnut Ridge of the Appalachians, which means early spring shadows are long. Around here one of the first indicators that ol' man winter is in the rearview mirror is that the Trillium are in...

Hydrapak SoftFlask Review 'Round Ohiopyle: Hydrating isn't Hard On the run? On the bike? On the hike? Are you using the  latest and best hydration system?  You should be on the Hydrapak SoftFlask like blissful bikers on the Great Allegheny Passage. Keeping hydrated doesn’t mean handling a bulky bottle. As...

This past fall, Dave Fusilli of Demshitz fame, was nice enough to swing through his ol' spawning grounds and let me take the new Pyranha 9R for a spin. "Scoville, this is the boat you have been waiting for," he said. He wasn't wrong. Hitting the Yough with the 9R As...

 Sealskinz Review: It’s Gonna be a Warm RideAnother Sealskinz review from the heart of Ohiopyle.  Avoid having your ears and toes painted purple from cold. We like to bike in Ohiopyle. A lot. We’ve got the one of the best rail -trails in the US; the Great Allegheny Passage...

Bridget and Desna Clothing Review: What to Wear this Winter   Selections by Debbie with the Store Prana's Bridget Lined Shirt and Mountain Hardwear’s Desna Jacket Review is the name, and winter in Ohiopyle is the game. The raw beauty of the Laurel Highlands Trail calls you with...

Sealskinz Glove Review: Escape the Brr as you Whir on the GAPThis cycle glove review comes at the perfect time for this season in our hearts and on the trails. Here at Wilderness Voyageurs in Ohiopyle, PA, I’ve seen one too many a brave biker waddle into...

GREEN DRAKES are here!! They have been seen sparsely for about 5 days. In general, they tend to be first spotted on Meadow Run and Beaver Creek, where water temperatures are higher.On the Youghiogheny, they will be first seen on the Loop, the 1.5 miles...

Pyranha Burn 3 Arrives! Ohiopyle has the Burn 3!!!   Wilderness Voyageurs has the Pyranha Burn in stock in all sizes.  But you better move fast, because these boats are hot.With the snow melting and warm weather on the way, we here at Wilderness Voyageurs are turning our...