July 2020: Road Trips!

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On the Cover: A family preps for adventure on the Blue Ridge Parkway with a stop at the Pine Tree Overlook just north of Roanoke. Photo by Sam Dean. 

Departments

Perspective
Running without fear is a luxury of being white.

The Goods
Load up the car with gear for summer road trips. 

Explore
Carolina Bays are elliptical lakes with a mysterious geologic origin.

Trail Mix
Listen up to our playlist of songs for summer. 

Features

On the Road Again
When you’re ready to hit the highways, take precautions and try a short-distance trip into the wild.

Where Do We Go from Here?
The outdoor industry grapples with how to move forward as the pandemic lingers. 

Adventure Media
Bring the outdoors inside with our staff picks for best books, podcasts, and tunes. 

Injustice on Everest
Seeking adventure, a former University of Virginia lacrosse player became a Mount Everest porter and ended up making a film about a culture of exploitation.

Remembering Austin 
Climbers pay tribute to free soloist Austin Howell, who died in North Carolina’s Linville Gorge last summer.

Burn One Down
Reflections from a world on fire, hopefully clearing the way for healthy new growth.

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