Michael Welch

Author Articles

Asheville’s Wheel of Fortune

Trey Thomas rides Bennett Gap in Pisgah National / photo by Joe Hoeper  Industry Nine's long and winding...

Is Your Waterproof Gear Toxic?

The Outdoor Industry ADDRESSES widespread carcinogenic compounds in its products  While many fans of the outdoors have been...

Seth’s Bike Hacks: The Trail to YouTube Fame

Meet Seth Alvo, founder of Seth's Bike Hacks - one of the most popular mountain bike channels in the world

A.T. Entrepreneurs

An Appalachian Trail thru-hike is an incubator for several business pioneers in Southern Appalachia Famous thinkers throughout history...