August 2016

Karl Meltzer to Attempt A.T. Speed Record

By Jess Daddio | 29 Aug 16
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Will the third time be a charm for Karl Meltzer as he embarks on another A.T. speed record this month?

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My First Obstacle Course Race

By Eric Wallace | 23 Aug 16
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Tough Mudder Tests an Aging Dad

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Smoky Was Wrong: Why Our Forests Need Fire

By Mason Adams | 18 Aug 16
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The first reports of the fire in Shenandoah National Park arrived at 1:15 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, citing smoke several miles up the Rocky Mount Trail in the south district.

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Trail Mix: Sam Bush on Songwriting

By Jedd Ferris | 16 Aug 16
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Sam Bush may not be a household name, but among bluegrass fans and in the broader roots music world, he’s a hero of the highest order.

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Swimming Hole Essentials

By Graham Averill | 09 Aug 16
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Sara Bell’s top gear picks for an adventurous day exploring swimming holes.

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The 13 Best Adventure Campuses in the Blue Ridge

By Jess Daddio | 08 Aug 16
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In the market for a top-notch education with adventure opportunities? We’ve got you covered.

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12 Top Swimming Holes in our National Parks

By Chris Gragtmans | 05 Aug 16
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In honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, conservation, and preservation, we have compiled 12 of the best swimming holes in National Park units of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.

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The Last Howl: Will The Red Wolf Go Extinct This Year?

By Anna Katherine Clemmons | 02 Aug 16
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There are only 45 are left—and a few North Carolina landowners want them gone.

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The August Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors is Live

By BRO Staff | 02 Aug 16
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Pick up your copy on a news stand today or read online to learn 11 of the best swimming holes in our Southeastern National Parks, the dwindling status of the endangered red wolf, the truth about wild fires, and much more!

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