We are pleased to announce that the April, 2013 issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine is on newsstands and online! This is another great issue packed with great travel, gear, guides, and more on hiking the Appalachian Trail, Survival Tactics, and Hot Springs. We had a wonderful time putting this issue together, and we hope you enjoy it as much.

Thanks for reading. Below you will find some highlights from the April issue.

Features

Undiscovered Hikes on the Appalachian Trail

The Blue Ridge Survival Guide

The Four-State Challenge

Gravity on Wheels

Zombie Apocalypse

Departments

Red Wolves in the Crosshairs

The Goods: Spend Your Tax Return on this Gear

Trail Mix: Toubab Krewe

Guide to the Best Spring Soaks

Essays

Old School: Primitive Survival 

They Put Me On The Prayer List

I Pick Up Hitchhikers

After the A.T. 

Should Hikers Pay for Their Rescues?