Hickory is a young vibrant university town. There are many individuals that have a high interest in outdoor sports and activities. Not only that, the surrounding area of hickory allows access to the Blue ridge mountains, hikes such as grandfather mountain, table rock, hawksbill, not to mention everything else on the Blue ridge parkway. Areas like lake James, lake hickory, and lake Norman allow for ample opportunities for water activities and water sports. And locations like sugar mountain, Appalachian mountain, and beech mountain allow for sports such as skiing and snowboarding, and in the summer time downhill mountain biking. A location in hickory North Carolina would allow easy access for individuals in boone, all the way out to winston-salem, and the surrounding areas. Conveniently located at the junction of 40 and 321, its location is extremely accessible. Please consider opening a location what is widely considered to be the gateway to the Blue ridge mountains.
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From what you have listed here, it definitely seems like there are a ton of great ways to get outside around Hickory. We have taken note of your suggestion. We hope that for now our virtual outfitting service and online ordering will help you stay geared up for all of your activities between visits to our other store locations.
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