Mason Adams

Author Articles

38,000 miles of trail: 18 Thru-Hikes

Warren Doyle hangs up his boots after 38,000 miles on the A.T. Warren...

Climate Change: Present Tense

Let’s stop talking about climate change in the future tense. Climate change is happening here and now, right in our Blue Ridge...

Supreme Court Weighs Uranium Mining Ban in Virginia

For decades, uranium mining has been banned by state law in Virginia. Now, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the state has authority...

The Outdoor Ballot: Which midterm elections matter most?

Most people don’t associate the outdoors with politics and government policy. Around Washington, D.C., and state capitals, many take to the woods with the...

Culture Clash: Can the Outdoors Bridge a Widening Sociopolitical Gap?

The sun is shining, the temperature is perfect, and the stars are lining up for an action-packed day of adventure out in the woods. But...

The Tree Sitters’ Last Stand

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) and Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) in October. Both are intended to run fracked...