May 2013 Issue Out Now!

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We are pumped to announce that the May, 2013 issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine is on newsstands and online! The May issue is one of our most popular of the year for one reason: our annual Festival Guide. Once again, this year’s guide provides you with a listing of 50 of the year’s best outdoor festivals in the Blue Ridge. We have divided up the festivals into categories ranging from downtown festivals to the best in bluegrass to help you plan your summer festival circuit. Plus, we have the best festival gear, bands to watch, and of course our Southern Brew Guide that includes the finest summer seasonals from regional breweries and our favorite outdoor bars.

Needless to say, this issue is packed full of everything you need to Go Outside and Play. Enjoy!


2013 Outdoor Festival Guide

Southern Brew Guide


A Running Feud: The Hatfield-McCoy Marathon

Chasing Waterfalls: Rappelling Bradley Falls

Walk the Line: The Mason-Dixon Trail

Teachers’ Pet: Trout in the Classroom

Desk Job to Dirt Bag

Please Trespass: Private Property the Future of Conservation

Pipe Dream: Hiking the Keystone XL Pipeline


Keystone XL Pipeline: Need it or Nix it?


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