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Eclipse Events In The Lexington Area

The big solar eclipse is this Monday and we have put together a list of locations and events where you can view it. Kentucky Horse Park - The Park in the Dark party starts at 9am at Rolex Stadium. Free eclipse viewing glasses to the first 250 visitors with paid admission. Food trucks, kids' crafts, [...]

2017-08-19T02:49:17+00:00 August 18th, 2017|

Boat Demo August 16th, 2017

Join us on August 16th for our next boat demo of the year. Location is Jacobson Park in Lexington and the time is 4pm to 7pm. We furnish all the gear (boat, paddle, PFD) but come prepared to get wet. We will have several styles to test paddle and staff on hand to assist you and answer your questions.

2017-08-09T22:41:37+00:00 August 9th, 2017|

Fall Events at J&H Lanmark

We have some great events on tap this fall. Here is a list of what we have so far.... Aug 31st - Learn About the Sheltowee Trace p/b the Sheltowee Trace Association - Learn about the work the STA does in helping promote and maintain Kentucky's Long Trail. Sep 16th - Gear & Beer p/b Merrell [...]

2017-08-10T14:44:17+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|

The Stewards: Bluegrass Land Conservancy

The Bluegrass Land Conservancy, the state's first accredited land trust, was founded in 1995 to aid in protecting the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. They recently merged with the Limestone Land Trust to extend their reach westward to just outside the Louisville metropolitan area. As a 501(c)3 non-profit they work to educate landowners and the public [...]

2017-07-18T17:22:53+00:00 July 18th, 2017|

Boat Demo July 12th, 2017

Join us on July 12th for our next boat demo of the year. Location is Jacobson Park in Lexington and the time is 4pm to 7pm. We furnish all the gear (boat, paddle, PFD) but come prepared to get wet. We will have several styles to test paddle and a staff on hand to assist you and answer your questions.

2017-07-06T15:43:30+00:00 July 6th, 2017|

Shoe Sale June 22nd through July 2nd, 2017

Our big annual Shoe Sale starts on June 22nd and runs through July 2nd. Save 15% to 25% on all footwear. On June 24th Bella Notte will be on site with their mobile pizza oven serving from 12pm to 4pm (menu below).

2017-06-25T01:27:15+00:00 June 21st, 2017|

Boat Demo June 21st, 2017

Join us on June 21st for our next boat demo of the year. Location is Jacobson Park in Lexington and the time is 4pm to 7pm. We furnish all the gear (boat, paddle, PFD) but come prepared to get wet. We will have several styles to test paddle and a staff on hand to assist you [...]

2017-06-11T22:50:52+00:00 June 11th, 2017|

Boat Demo June 7th, 2017

Join us on June 7th for our first boat demo of the year. Location is Jacobson Park in Lexington and the time is 4pm to 7pm. We furnish all the gear (boat, paddle, PFD) but come prepared to get wet. We will have several styles to test paddle and a staff on hand to assist [...]

2017-05-30T22:15:50+00:00 May 30th, 2017|

Osprey Aether/Ariel AG 70

The new Osprey Aether/Ariel AG 70 series just arrived at J&H. This version was just voted Outside's Gear of the Year for 2017. See all the details in the video below.  

2017-05-23T17:29:04+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Hike to Gregory Bald

The Great Smoky Mountains are home to many beautiful landmarks and views but high atop the list is the annual flame azalea bloom atop Gregory Bald. Every mid-to-late June Gregory Bald explodes in a sea of color as the flame azaleas hit their peak. The hike to Gregory Bald can be done as a challenging [...]

2017-05-11T18:09:55+00:00 May 11th, 2017|