What’s the best bike shop in the Blue Ridge? Who are the top raft guides and most inspiring thru-hikers? Where is the most scenic waterfall? What are the toughest events in the region? And where can you get the best local beer and pizza after a day of adventure?

Bragging rights are at stake in our fifth annual Best of the Blue Ridge Awards, and for the next three weeks, you will decide who is top in the region.

Readers have selected the top five nominees for each of our 70 awards categories.

Now you can vote for one the top five nominees in each category!

Voting is limited to one vote per day.

Voting ends on Tuesday, October 31 at 9 AM. 

Note: Beginning tomorrow (Friday, Oct 27) at 8:00 am, our final stage begins and poll results will be concealed. Keep voting daily until 9:00 am on Tuesday, October 31! Winners and finalists will be revealed in the January 2018 Best of the Blue Ridge issue!

Voting for the Best of the Blue Ridge 2018 is over!