The Things I Carried

21 Nov 14
The Things I Carried
I take a good hard look at the things I (unnecessarily) carried in my passenger seat for the past 7 months.

Beer Blog: Asheville Distilling Company Blonde Whiskey

21 Nov 14
Beer Blog: Asheville Distilling Company Blonde Whiskey
Troy and Sons uses oak barrels with a honeycomb pattern inside to enhance the aging. They say the result is a whiskey with more vanilla and caramel, and I believe it.

This New App is a Life Saver for Paddlers

This New App is a Life Saver for Paddlers
Paddle ready is a new app that allows you to complete a float plan and email it to your friends, find an ACA instructor or course near you, get real-time river and weather forecasting, and more!

Letter from the Editor: The Homelessness Hero, November 2014

21 Nov 14
Letter from the Editor: The Homelessness Hero, November 2014
Homeless people are the ultimate endurance athletes and outdoor adventurists, I discovered. They hike for miles every day and camp out under the stars each night. They can start a campfire with a single match and a few twigs, and they can forage for food and wild edibles better than most mushroom-gathering hippies. They are thru-hikers without a Katahdin, trudging daily through rain and snow in search of their next meal or job interview.

Weekend Pick: JFK 50 Mile Race in Boonsboro, Maryland, Nov. 22

20 Nov 14
Weekend Pick: JFK 50 Mile Race in Boonsboro, Maryland, Nov. 22
This Saturday, November 22, the best and brightest of the ultra-marathon community will gather in Boonsboro, Maryland for one of the most competitive distance races around.

Weekend Pick: Horse Pens 40 Bouldering Competition in Steele, Alabama, Nov. 22

20 Nov 14
Weekend Pick: Horse Pens 40 Bouldering Competition in Steele, Alabama, Nov. 22
Get psyched on climbing, for the first time or the millionth, at the Horse Pens 40 Bouldering Competition.

What’s In Your Pack: Adventure Philanthropist Steven Reinhold

20 Nov 14
What's In Your Pack: Adventure Philanthropist Steven Reinhold
Steven Reinhold is a Blue Ridge-based adventurer and mountaineer who recently opened an adventure travel outfitter service in Western North Carolina. We caught up with him last week and made him dump out the contents of his pack.

First Turns Ski Package Giveaway

20 Nov 14
First Turns Ski Package Giveaway
Win first turns in Tucker County this ski season!
Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine

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