Camping

Whether you’re tackling your first car camping experience with the kids or looking for a new backcountry spot, load up the tent and head out with Blue Ridge Outdoors’ guides to sleeping under the stars. You’ll find the latest in gear, camping spots, and safety tips to make your next trip a memorable one.

Love on the Rocks

A Hiking Couple Shares Do’s and Don’ts of Trail Romance One of the delights of living in the Appalachian mountains is the natural beauty all around, and with so much scenery to explore a hike in the Blue Ridge is the perfect way to discover if a new relationship has a chance to gain any…
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Attention parents of 3rd-6th graders, low-cost environmental summer camp invites new campers in June 2020

Camp Waldo, an environmentally focused, nonprofit summer camp in southern West Virginia, is inviting campers to apply to join their three-week overnight camp session taking place between June 13- July 3, 2020. All rising 4th-7th graders (current 3rd– 6th graders) are invited to apply and the cost for the entire three-week session is only $200,…
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Know Before You Go: Practice Safety This Winter

With winter fast approaching, the U.S. Forest Service urges outdoor enthusiasts to ‘Know Before You Go” and follow simple tips to stay safe when visiting the Nantahala, Pisgah, Uwharrie, and Croatan National Forests during the colder months. “The forests can provide stunning scenery and recreational opportunities during the winter, but it is important to be…
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Gear On The Go: August 2019

This month has been a bit of a whirlwind, to say the least. We’ve covered a lot of miles and visited some of our favorite Colorado mountain towns. The days are still hot, but the mountain nights are starting to get that familiar chill in the air. Last night, in Crested Butte (where we’ve set…
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For the Next Generation of Adventurers

This September Roxy will be hiking around The Three Sisters in Oregon to raise money for The Cairn Project.
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How Carvins Cove became a Recreation Mecca

A small landslide on a crude social trail at Roanoke, Virginia’s Carvins Cove Reservoir in 1997 was the first in a chain of events that culminated about 20 years later in the Roanoke area being able to proudly call itself  “America’s Mountain Bike Capital of the East”. What happened in the next few years after…
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Road Warriors

Have you ever wanted to just head out onto the road and see where life takes you? BRO talked with some people who did just that. We found out how they are traveling, what they wish they had known before starting their trip, and the things they left behind for a life on the road. …
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Happy Birthday West Virginia!

Every year on June 20th, the Mountain State celebrates a very special day – its birthday! This year West Virginia is turning 156 years old. How much do you know about the east coast’s best-kept secret? West Virginia is home to… Nearly 50 state parks and forests. Outdoor adventure of all kinds can be found all…
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