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July 2004


Training for Your First Ultra

Ever think about running beyond the traditional 26.2? Here’s a crash course in getting your body ready for a one-day test of endurance.

A Hike Beneath the Hemlocks

A wonderful hike in Georgia’s Chattahoochee National Forest is the Bear Creek & Pinhoti Trails, near the Cohutta Wilderness Area

In Praise of the Triple Ring

Road bikers scoff at my triple ring. They tell me that the quickest way to lose strength is to use a triple. On one ride it was announced to all riders that I had a triple ring so that we would keep “that kind” of a ride in mind...

By Gauley! Classic Runs and Timely Tips for Gauley Season

It’s September, and that most Blue Ridgy of Blue Ridge paddlesports diversions is upon us: Gauley Season! This is when boaters from Alabama to Ontario make their annual pilgrimage to the bustling metropolis of Summersville, WV...

Yonder Mountain String Band

Colorado’s Yonder Mountain String Band has been doing it right through the grassroots grind—big festival bills, theatre sell-outs, and their own indie label. Apparently, though, they don’t feel like resting on their laurels.

John Cowan Band: New Tattoo

John Cowan’s status as a bluegrass legend was established long ago. Possessing perhaps the most distinctive voice in acoustic music...