Backpacking, Camping, Climbing, Hiking, Outdoor Women, Paddle, Uncategorized, Venture Ready


 Cumberland Transit has been a Nashville staple since 1971. If you ask a native Nashvillian where to go to find quality outdoor gear and knowledgeable staff, they will inevitably tell you to head to Cumberland Transit on West End.  They either know, Allen “The Godfather”, Becky, Lori, or “Bungalow Bill” in footwear.  CT is a… Continue reading THE CUMBERLAND TRANSIT EXPERIENCE

Climbing, Uncategorized, Venture Ready

Phil’s Finds

After spending the last 6 years working in Utah and taking advantage of the infinite outdoor adventure opportunities, I’ve moved to Nashville to start another chapter in my life. The 1,631 mile drive was not the first time I’ve traveled across the country to search for new life experiences. It was a little nerve racking,… Continue reading Phil’s Finds

Paddle, Venture Ready

Mill Creek Snow Canoeing

What do you do when you have an unexpected snow or ice day?  You find adventure wherever possible.  In the South, we are rightly cautious and excited when snow comes our way and we literally don’t know how to act when everything freezes.  Luckily, I learned from some of the best in Utah and can… Continue reading Mill Creek Snow Canoeing

Outdoor Women, Venture Ready


Two weekends ago, just after turning 45, I finally had the opportunity to go to “camp.” I was never able to attend camp as a kid, and the Cumberland Transit Trail Running Retreat was my birthday gift to myself. My friend Cheryl Moss and I left Clarksville around 4:00 p.m. for the hour and twenty-minute… Continue reading CHICKS LIKE ME: CT TRAIL RUNNING RETREAT REVIEW


Venture Ready: How to Layer for Winter Hiking

Stay Venture Ready with these easy tips on how to dress for winter hiking. Since there is not ONE jacket that can cover all of the bases, layering is important to getting outside in the winter and staying out longer. For your venture needs, come see us at the shop!   Happy Trails! Your pals… Continue reading Venture Ready: How to Layer for Winter Hiking