News & Happenings
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A Guide’s Guide: Family-Friendly Campfire Cooking
Planning a camping adventure with the kids this summer? SOLO Southeast Instructor Jeff Gottlieb has your back when it comes to primitive...
A Guide’s Guide: River Releases and Paddling Gear
Contributed by NOC Paddlesports Buyer and Master Guide Jonny Ortiz As the days grow longer, boaters in the Southeast are gearing up for...Jonny Ortiz
International Women’s Day – Celebrating NOC’s Female Master Guides
International Women’s Day is not only a time to celebrate the women surrounding us in the outdoor industry, but a time to look at how we...
A Never-ending Adventure with Garrett and Shelby
If you have ever had the pleasure of taking a trip with NOC Head Guide and Trip Leaders Garrett & Shelby Phelps, you'll agree......
A Chattooga River Legend – Celebrating Dave Perrin
When Dave Perrin laid eyes on the raw beauty and wilderness of the Chattooga, it was love at first sight. He started his career... Read...
Chattahoochee Riverkeeper Volunteer of the Year
Unsurprisingly, we have a staff at Nantahala Outdoor Center who are deeply passionate about our rivers and who are happy to... Read More...
Women of NOC
In honor of International Women's Day, NOC would like to recognize the women who fuel Nantahala Outdoor Center every day. The... Read More...
Guide Spotlight: Colleen Hickey
Meet Colleen Hickey. NOC Outfitter’s Store Manager, Master Guide, skilled paddler and 1st boat on the USA Canoe and Kayak... Read More...