Outdoor specialists to appear at Backwoods

Backwoods, an outdoors store at 1900 N. Rock Road, will host an appearance by speakers traveling as part of Get Out More.

According to a news release, the Get Out More Tour encourages outdoor recreation and adventures by spreading the word about the skills and equipments needed for different outdoor activities. The nationwide promotion is sponsored by Backpacker magazine.

The event at Backwoods starts at 7 p.m. Oct. 17.

Speakers Sheri and Randy Propster will discuss their personal explorations and experiences and talk about traveling light, enhancing weekend getaways, and going long as they offer advice about how to plan for more ambitious hikes or treks.

The event is open to the public.