Ellen Kanzinger

Author Articles

Searching for Remnants of the Past

Relic Hunter Evan Woodard Recovers What’s Lost and Forgotten From unmarked railroad spurs and children’s toys to more common items like oyster shells, glass bottles,...

Exploring the Winter Wild

When the snow falls in the South, it’s time to get out there. Here’s where to cross-country ski, snowshoe, and climb ice in the...

Fighting Fire with Fire

Richard Ayers, an operations steward with DCR, starts a fire with a drip torch. Photo by Ellen Kanzinger Prescribed burns are being used for land...

Top Adventure Towns 2020

Readers Pick This Year’s Best Outdoor Hubs Although 2020 was not the year we thought it would be, it offered many of us the opportunity...

The Power of an Invitation

On the Trails with Black Girls Hike RVA We all have that one person who first took us hiking and helped nurture our love for...

If You Give a Town a Trail

Communities across the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast are building more trails than ever as citizens look ahead to the future of local outdoor recreation. When Ben...