Huge Kayak Warehouse Sale July 14-23

June was one of the wettest months on record this year. As a result, we have surplus inventory in our paddle sports department! Adventure Bound is announcing a massive in-season warehouse sale for kayaks and stand up paddle boards. All whitewater kayaks and white water inventory are being sold at dealer cost. This includes whitewater…

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Grand Opening of Ellicottville Boot and Shoe

Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1 are going to be a momentous days in Ellicottville. Not only are they the kick off for Ellicottville’s 12-week Stroll the Street Series… and Music Festival weekend… those are the dates for the Grand Opening of Ellicottville Boot and Shoe! What will you see at Ellicottville Boot and Shoe’s official…

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2nd Annual Ellicottville Paddle Festival

Forget the bad ties and the car wash coupons, Adventure Bound has an exciting way to spend Father’s Day weekend and get ready for a summer of water-filled thrills. On June 17 and 18, Adventure Bound and Holiday Valley will host a paddle sports weekend featuring free kayak and stand up paddle board (SUP) demos, live music…

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Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Every place on this planet has something unique to offer. A traveler’s work is to find that special “something”. Every once in a while, you discover an area that isn’t simply special or unique… it’s truly magical. Lake Atitlan in Guatemala is one such place. Following in the footsteps of indigenous Mayan civilizations, European colonialists, hippies…

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Columbia Outdry Wins Editors Choice Awards

Best Waterproof Breathable Jacket Backpacker magazine gave Columbia Outdry Ex Diamond its prestigious Backpacker’s Editor’s Choice awards in Spring 2016. What makes the Columbia Outdry Ex Diamond one of the best waterproof breathable jackets on that market? First of all, it never wets out. Unlike Goretex or other proprietary waterproof beatable membranes, Columbia’s Outdry doesn’t…

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Adventure Bound Becomes Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide Service

Adventure Bound in Ellicottville joins the ranks of the most exclusive fly fishing guide services in the world with newly acquired Orvis Endorsed guide certification. In addition to solidifying its relationship with the renowned Orvis brand, Adventure Bound’s guides achieve recognition for exemplifying the rigorous standards required to receive Orvis Endorsed designation. Anglers across the globe choose to…

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Snowshoeing in Ellicottville, NY

Winter is declaring its presence in a mighty way in western NY. We have had lots of lake effect snowfalls over the past several days, making conditions perfect for exploring this winter wonderland! Ellicottville is a well-known destination for nordic skiing, backcountry skiing, alpine skiing, and snowboarding.  Snowshoeing provides an opportunity for anybody to get outdoors…

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