December 2011

Queen of the Trail

By Jennifer Pharr Davis | 02 Mar 15
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Jennifer Pharr Davis sets the overall Appalachian Trail speed record

Follow along with A.T. record holder Jennifer Pharr Davis as she recounts the tale of her speedy hike along one of country’s most iconic trails.

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Elkins, W.Va.

By Jedd Ferris | 01 Dec 11
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Outdoor travel guide to Elkins, West Virginia

Elkins is the gateway to Monongahela National Forest.

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Dixie Picks

By Jedd Ferris | 01 Dec 11
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Middle Brother: Brothers from another mother.

Must have 2011 albums from the South.

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Where It Began

By Kyle Daly | 01 Dec 11
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Camp New Hope

A hiker returns to his boarded-up summer camp. His memories look different, but his feelings remain the same.

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To Build a Fire

By Graham Averill | 01 Dec 11
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To build a fire, or when trying to impress the kids goes wrong

A father tries to impress his children with his fire-building skills, but comes up cold.

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Snow Day

By Julia Green | 01 Dec 11
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Snow Day

Snowpocalypse is coming. Get the first tracks.

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Snow Junkies

By Dustin Zarnikow | 01 Dec 11
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Jake Laroe

Adrenaline addicts who crave powder.

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Resolution Races

By Jedd Ferris | 01 Dec 11
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Keep that New Year's resolution with these races.

Jump-start your year with frigid fun.

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Cold Truths

By Doug Schnitzspahn | 01 Dec 11
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BRO Winter Gear Review

We got our greedy little paws on the hottest new winter gear for serious on-slope testing.

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No Lift Ticket Needed

By Marissa Hermanson | 01 Dec 11
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Backyard ski hill

Build a ski hill or terrain park in you backyard.

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As Tough As It Gets

By BRO Admin | 01 Dec 11
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Tim Sykes placed second at the Blue Ridge Marathon in Roanoke, Va., last April.

One man conquers both of “America’s Toughest Road Marathons.”

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Ski Porn

By Graham Averill | 01 Dec 11
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Bruce Persinger's latest film profiles snowboarder Drew Yurko

Bruce Persinger films the best skiers and boarders in the South.

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Mystery Mountain

By Eric Crews | 01 Dec 11
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The view of Brown Mountain

Are the Brown Mountain Lights real? New research proposes an intriguing explanation.

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High Five: December Outdoor News of the Weird

By BRO Admin | 01 Dec 11
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High Five News of the Weird for December

High Five chronicles odd outdoor stories from around the Blue Ridge and beyond.

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Switchback Results: Hunters & Hikers

By BRO Staff | 01 Dec 11
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Should hunters and hikers share the same trails? Wade Mickley illustration

BRO readers chime in on shared trails, and decide you gotta keep ’em separated.

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