Read or download the November issue for FREE HERE On the Cover: Adventure opportunities abound in Charlottesville, Va., the top medium-size town winner of the 2020 Blue Ridge Outdoors' top adventure towns contest. Photo by Robert Radifera Departments Quick HitsHow the war on Asian carp, an invasive species pervasive in the Southeast, could falter due to COVID-19. The GoodsWe\u2019ve got gift ideas for the gear lover in your life. Trail MixTake a listen to the sounds of emerging artists from the Blue Ridge and beyond. ExploreAn avid whitewater boater appreciates the calm seclusion of a Low Country creek. Features Q&A with Jordan JonasBRO chats with the winner of reality TV series Alone about surviving 77 solo days in the Arctic and living in Virginia. Top Adventure TownsFor the 10th straight year, our readers selected the best outdoor hubs in the Blue Ridge. Cold-Weather CastingThe chilly months at the end of the year offer new opportunities for trout fishing. Fighting Fire with FirePrescribed burns are used throughout the Southeast to manage vegetation and restore habitat. Higher LearningA visit to an outdoor school in the Tennessee mountains gives an avid explorer new perspective on adventure. Skiing During a PandemicWith COVID-19 cases still rising, find out what resorts are doing to make slopes safer. Special Sections Gear Up 2020Top Picks for Great Gear Go Outside and PlayTurnkey itineraries for the perfect 24- or 48- hour getaways. Giveaway! Gear Up 2020 Giveaway!