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August 2010

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Tick Check

A ballsy tick goes boldly where no man has gone before. I pulled eight ticks off my legs during a recent hike in Tennessee’s Cherokee...

Handstand Training

Want to strengthen the key paddling muscles on dry land? Try handstand training. Not just for circus freaks anymore, handstands strengthen your arms, shoulders,...

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Boone climbers saved Grandmother Mountain from development—and opened their secret crags to the masses. Grandmother Mountain has no guidebook. It appears on only a...

Team Running Relays

Team running relays on the rise Blue Ridge Relay September 17-18 • Mouth of Wilson, Va. In 24 hours, teams of 4 to 12 cover...

Does our wildlife need to be managed by humans?

YES: 69% Unfortunately, we’ve really screwed up their ecosystem. Lack of predators, invasive species, limited habitat, and pollution all need to be addressed before plants...

King of the Mountains

Ultra runner Matt Kirk smashes the South Beyond 6,000 record On the evening hours of May 30th, Matt Kirk did what many in the Southeast...