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QUICK HITS

Coal museum uses solar energy Pisgah’s new addition Snowshoe gets a new owner Pipeline will require 38 mountaintop removal sites

FLASHPOINT

Can we coexist with coyotes?

THE DIRT

Are trail runners using PEDs? The places we love too much Heartbreak at Barkley

THE GOODS

Creek boater Brad McMillan shares his go-to gear for gonzo adventure.

TRAIL MIX

Sounds of Summer: Hottest Tickets in the South

PRESIDENTIAL PLAYGROUNDS

For centuries, American presidents have sought refuge in Appalachia—and helped protect its most iconic landscapes.

A BOAT ON YOUR BACK

Portable, one-person rafts have opened new possibilities for multisport river adventures.

GAS AND POOP

Fracking and hog waste have  landed two waterways from the Southeast on America’s Most Endangered Rivers List.

A FATHER’S CHOICE

Canoeist Bill Havens faced a tough decision: compete in the Olympics or witness the birth of his son.

WATER WARS

The Chattahoochee River is the economic and ecological lifeblood of three states, but not all of the water finds its way downstream.

THE FIRE NEXT TIME

Drought and arson were responsible for last year’s record-setting wildfires. What should we expect in 2017 and beyond?

RIVER MAGIC

Two suburban adventurers ditch their day jobs and paddle the length of the French Broad River.

OIL DRILLING IN THE ATLANTIC?

Conservation groups sue to stop seismic testing.

COLLEGE CONTEST CHAMPS

Over 150,000 votes poured in for our Top Adventure College Tournament. Who took home the hardware?

EVERY TRAIL IN THE SMOKIES

Hiker Benny Braden sets a speed record for his 900-mile circuit.

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