Shannon McGowan

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North Carolina’s Sugar Mountain Ski Resort Opens Today

Sugar Mountain Ski Resort as of TODAY welcomes guests to safely enjoy the great outdoors! Just in time for the sunny skies and cool temps...

Emily Harrington Becomes First Woman to Free Climb El Cap’s Golden Gate in a Day

On Wednesday, November 4th, Emily Harrington was unsure if she would be making history that day when she began to ascend one of the...

Community Built: Roanoke’s Go Fest proceeds are going into community fund

It’s no secret that Roanoke is a hub for adventure, making it a favorite for travel, recreation, and living, and the perfect place to...

Southern Gap Elk Fest happening in Grundy, Va – Oct 14-17

Looking for a unique fall activity that gets you outside and closer to nature? How about one that also celebrates Virginia's elk and...

Dominion Energy and Duke Energy Cancel the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Dominion Energy and Duke Energy announced today the cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) project, citing cost uncertainty and ongoing delays. The ACP,...

Verus Kayaks — One Barn, Three Guys, and a Lot of Boats

Meet the Small Team Running a Virginia-based Grassroots Kayaking Company Past the open trails, through the rushing rivers, and over the Blue Ridge Mountains, there...