December 2012

Homeless for the Holidays

By Will Harlan | 20 Nov 17
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homeless in sleeping bag

I decided to go homeless because I wanted to feel human again. I wanted to close the widening gap between rich and poor.

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In Case You Missed It

By Jedd Ferris | 30 Nov 12
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south albums

Our picks for essential 2012 albums from the south.

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Tandem Cycling

By Graham Averill | 30 Nov 12
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Tandem Cycling

Yes, it may look strange, but they could be the fastest way to marital bliss…or divorce.

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The Lens Effect

By Chris Gallaway | 30 Nov 12
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cameras on the trail

Have video cameras changed the way we experience the outdoors?

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Farewell Budweiser Pyramid

By Graham Averill | 30 Nov 12
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Budweiser Pyramid

We slept eight to a room, rarely showered (there was always a keg in the tub, anyway), and never napped.

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Plot an Epic

By Jedd Ferris | 30 Nov 12
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Six Gap Century

Signing up for one of the Blue Ridge region’s epic races is the perfect motivation for making 2013 your most adventure-driven 12 months yet.

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Hot Cold-Weather Threads

By BRO Staff | 30 Nov 12
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Hot Cold-Weather Threads

If you want to hit the slopes in style this year check out this winter gear from Patagonia, Smartwool, Arc’Teryx, and Marmot.

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Resorts on the Rebound

By BRO Admin | 30 Nov 12
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Snow Making

Mother Nature can be a fickle broad. One minute, she blesses us with more snow than we can handle, the next she leaves us high and dry.

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Undie Run

By Graham Averill | 30 Nov 12
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Undie Run

This Valentine’s weekend, hundreds of people in Washington D.C. will strip to their underwear…and run down Pennsylvania Avenue.

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No One Cares That You Tele

By BRO Admin | 30 Nov 12
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Tele Skiing

The telemark ski method ushered in a new era, bridging the gap between utilitarian cross country and recreational downhill skis.

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Jingle Beers

By Graham Averill | 30 Nov 12
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seasonal beers

The holidays are about beer. Tasty seasonal beers, brewed in small batches specifically for the coldest season of the year.

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Should hunting be allowed in national parks?

By Devan Boyle | 30 Nov 12
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HUNTERS

House Republicans recently introduced the Sportsmen’s Heritage Act, which would allow hunting in national parks.

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Headlines: December 2012

By Jedd Ferris | 30 Nov 12
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bats white nose syndrome

Our December Headlines includes George Hincapie, the marathon mom, and more.

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Pink Lycra & Matching Socks

By Ryan Delaney | 28 Nov 12
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Tandem bike racing

There are plenty of stories about how riding a tandem has strengthened relationships, but we’re not here to talk about that.

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