This week, let’s show some love for the ol’ Tar Heel State. North Carolina is home to some of the best havens for outdoor enthusiasts, from snow riders and hikers to climbers and bikers. For those of us not quite lucky enough to be enjoying the clear mountain air of this Blue Ridge beauty, here are some quick peeks at all that North Carolina has to offer.

“Southern Alchemy” by David Stanley – even in the music in this video is local to NC!

“Slice of Boone” by Cullen Updyke – bouldering in the great Appalachian city!