January 2013

The Best of the Blue Ridge

By BRO Admin | 28 Dec 12
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best of the blue ridge

Over 55,000 votes poured in for our Best of the Blue Ridge Readers’ Choice Awards, here are your favorite outdoor people, places, and parties.

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Editor’s Adventure Picks

By BRO Admin | 28 Dec 12
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The Flume

A list of our top 25 favorite adventures.

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Strings That Roam

By Jedd Ferris | 28 Dec 12
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The Last Bison

“The key is to be authentic and make the music that comes from you. We’re not trying to contrive anything.”

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2013 Camps Guide

By BRO Staff | 28 Dec 12
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Camps Guide

Our 2013 camps guide has the best in camps and adventure across the southeast and mid-atlantic.

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It’s Not Everest, But…

By Graham Averill | 28 Dec 12
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Mount Mitchell

Aim high for your New Year’s resolution. No, not that high. A little lower. Lower. Good.

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UFOs, Bigfoot, and the Brown Mountain Lights

By Graham Averill | 28 Dec 12
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Josh Warren

The paranormal is more than a Halloween prank to Josh Warren. It’s the final frontier of exploration.

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Shred Ready

By Jedd Ferris | 28 Dec 12
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Southern snowsport competition

Breakneck speed or big air? The ski and snowboard racing scene in the South can satisfy both.

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Resort Gear

By BRO Staff | 28 Dec 12
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resort gear

Our picks for the best in resort gear will have you enjoying the mountain and looking damn good this season.

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Paddling Progeny

By Chris Gragtmans | 28 Dec 12
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Malcolm Smith

A five-year-old kayaker biggest fear isn’t class III rapids; it’s the boogeyman in the bathroom.

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On the Road

By Graham Averill | 28 Dec 12
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John Regan

John Regan is a trucker with a passion for the outdoors. Prepare yourself for envy.

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Headlines: January 2013

By Jedd Ferris | 28 Dec 12
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red wolf

Odd news about a famous family feud, hurricane Sandy, wolf hunters and more.

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Coffee vs. Beer

By BRO Staff | 28 Dec 12
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beer vs coffee

It’s a simple question that has puzzled great minds: coffee or beer?

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Polar Barely

By Will Harlan | 28 Dec 12
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Polar Plunge

I was tired of the same old New Year’s routine — drinking champagne, lighting a few crummy fireworks, watching the ball drop.

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In the Footsteps of the Ancients

By Ky Delaney | 18 Dec 12
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Sunlight through trees

I heard that parts of the now Cherohala Skyway were once used by the ancient Cherokee as footpaths and wanted to find out more about these people.

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Rookie

By Curtis Winsor | 18 Dec 12
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Curtis Winsor

Pro cyclist Curtis Winsor leans on his training in the Blue Ridge to prepare for first season in the majors.

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