Hiking

Leave No Trace Principles

By Peace Surplus / July 25, 2022 / Comments Off on Leave No Trace Principles

Going outside is something we all love and want to do more of; that’s obvious. But how can we do it respectfully? Learn how to preserve the land we love with Leave No Trace Principles.

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Rent Outdoor Gear in Flagstaff

By Peace Surplus / July 11, 2022 / Comments Off on Rent Outdoor Gear in Flagstaff

Interesting in getting outdoors without investing in your own gear yet? Peace Surplus offers year round camping gear rentals, including tents, sleeping bags, backpacks, hiking poles and more.

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The Summer Gear You Need!

By Peace Surplus / June 27, 2022 / Comments Off on The Summer Gear You Need!

Whether you’re going on a hike around Flagstaff or backpacking the PCT, some essential pieces of gear will make your experience more enjoyable. We’ve packed a list of our five favorite things for summer to make sure you are prepared for any adventure. 

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Make the Most of Your Flagstaff Summer

By Peace Surplus / June 13, 2022 / Comments Off on Make the Most of Your Flagstaff Summer

If you’re looking for Flagstaff summer activities, consider this your official guide! 

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PRIDE IN THE OUTDOORS

By Peace Surplus / June 7, 2022 / Comments Off on PRIDE IN THE OUTDOORS

Alyson, a Peace Surplus employee and lover of the outdoors, wrote a blog post about their experience as a queer and non-binary person in the outdoors.

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Best Flagstaff Summer Day Trip: Wet Beaver Creek

By Peace Surplus / May 25, 2022 / Comments Off on Best Flagstaff Summer Day Trip: Wet Beaver Creek

This Arizona swimming hole feels like an oasis in the middle of the desert. Drive south of Flagstaff 45 minutes and hike along a river for the perfect summer adventure.

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How to Choose a Backpacking Pack

By Peace Surplus / May 12, 2022 / Comments Off on How to Choose a Backpacking Pack

Most adventures start with a good backpack. Actually, don’t they all?  Choosing a backpack can be intimidating! They’re an item you’ll use for years and there are a million different…

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Learn to Backpack: Outdoors for All

By Peace Surplus / April 29, 2022 / Comments Off on Learn to Backpack: Outdoors for All

This is Blog Post #2 in our “Outdoors for All” series! Today, we’ll be covering the very basics of Backpacking! Peace Surplus believes everyone should have access to the outdoors!…

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A campsite

How to Kickstart Your Backpacking Adventures

By Peace Surplus / March 15, 2022 /

Spring is around the corner and it’s backpacking season! Learn the gear we recommend for your backpacking adventures.

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Hiking at Walnut Canyon

Flagstaff’s Best Family Hike

By Peace Surplus / January 6, 2022 /

Walnut Canyon National Monument is a hidden gem to the Flagstaff visitor, but it’s certainly worth the stop. 

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