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January 2008

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BLUE YONDER

What’s a blue moon? Does it really look blue?

Bear Facts

Briefs from the Blue Ridge

The Need for Speed

I love hiking. I love going into the woods and spending the entire day playing in rivers, gazing across mountain vistas, and enjoying the camaraderie and solace provided by fellow hikers and a warm fire.

Escape: Slatyfork, West Virginia

Slatyfork is the gateway to one of the International Mountain Biking Association’s Epic Rides. The 37-mile Gauley Headwaters ride moves from open meadows to a maze within the Mon’s tight and technical hardwood forests. A legendary highlight includes the lengthy Tea Creek Mountain descent.

SWITCHBACK: Should hunters and hikers share the same trails?

Should hunters and hikers share the same trails?