The July Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors is On Stands Now: Road Trip!

Roll down the windows and kick some tunes: our July issue features six favorite road trips packed with island-hopping, crag-crushing, whitewater shredding, two-wheeled touring adventures for everyone. We also investigate the coal ash ponds threatening most of our readers’ drinking water and offer ten concrete actions that really can make a difference. Also in this month’s issue are stories about street fishing, authentic moonshine, car camping gear, and skirt-wearing outdoorsmen.

FEATURES

THE OPEN ROAD
Roll down the windows and kick some tunes: our six favorite road trips are packed with island-hopping, crag-crushing, whitewater shredding, two-wheeled touring adventures for everyone.

10 WAYS THAT WORK
Ten concrete steps everyone can take to improve the health of our delicate blue-green orb.

SMOKE IN THE WATER
What’s in your drinking water? Toxic coal ash threatens your tap.

LAST OF THE WILD
A wilderness seeker wanders into one of the few remaining dark spots on the map.

HOMELAND
A mountain man fights to save his creek—and his life—with a new vision for rural Appalachia.

DEPARTMENTS

EDITOR’S NOTE
The best way to save the planet: save your health.

FLASHPOINT
More wilderness in the South?

THE DIRT
Authentic mountain moonshine Street fishing and more!

THE GOODS
Car camping essentials

TRAIL MIX
Reed Turchi’s gritty Appalachian blues

Places to Go, Things to See: