December 2013

Features, stories, articles, and essays from the December, 2013 print issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.

TBT: Gravel Grinders are Absolutely About the Bike

By Graham Averill | 24 Sep 15
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Now, you too can ride a Gravel Grinder in the Blue Ridge and have fun doing it.

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Girls At Play: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

By Jess Daddio | 31 Jan 14
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The inspiration behind Anna Levesque’s Girls at Play.

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Saluda, N.C.: The Next Great Mountain Town

By Graham Averill | 18 Dec 13
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You’ve probably never been to Saluda. You should fix that.

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Solo Backcountry Ski Adventure on North Fork Mountain

By Graham Averill | 17 Dec 13
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The ups and downs of a solo backcountry adventure.

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Dixie Picks: Best Albums of 2013

By Jedd Ferris | 16 Dec 13
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Regional Musicians Name Favorite Albums of 2013

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A Grain of S.A.L.T.: Southern Appalachian Loop Trail Almost Reality

By Matt Kirk | 13 Dec 13
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A long-distance loop trail is just one land purchase away from opening to the public.

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My Fellow Millennials

By Jess Daddio | 12 Dec 13
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Seven Millennials who live in our Blue Ridge backyard and share a love of their surroundings.

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West Virginia Weekly Ski Pass Giveaway

By BRO Staff | 10 Dec 13
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Throughout the month of December, Blue Ridge Outdoors will be giving away ski packages in West Virginia: Canaan, Snowshoe, Timberline, and Winterplace.

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Gear of the Year: Best Outdoor Gear for 2013

By Jess Daddio | 09 Dec 13
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Our editor’s picks for the Best Gear of the Year 2013.

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Debate: Should More Wind Farms Be Built in Appalachia?

By Devan Boyle | 05 Dec 13
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BRO experts Rick Webb of the University of Virginia and Simon Mahan of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy debate wind farms in Appalachia.

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The Roundup: Guide to Wild Ponies and Elk

By Ky Delaney | 03 Dec 13
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Your guide to the best spots to see elk and ponies run free.

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December Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors Out Now!

By BRO Admin | 02 Dec 13
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We are proud to put out another great issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine to kick off the winter season in the Blue Ridge.

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Olympic Bluegrass: Jay Panther

By Graham Averill | 01 Dec 13
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Can a skier from Kentucky win gold in Sochi

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Backcountry Boulevards: Road Skiing the Blue Ridge

By Graham Averill | 01 Dec 13
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Want a beginner-friendly, off-slope ski adventure? Hit the road.

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