July 2005

Ancient Appalachia: The Southeast’s Old-Growth Forests

By BRO Admin | 01 Jul 05
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Over 114,000 acres of old-growth forests have escaped the axe (so far) in Southern Appalachia. Hike the ancient forests in your Blue Ridge backyard—and be a voice for their protection.

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South Carolina’s Steepest Hike

By BRO Admin | 01 Jul 05
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The mountains in Upstate South Carolina are the Rodney Dangerfield of the Blue Ridge – they don’t get no respect. Perhaps it’s because they’re so much lower than in North Carolina. Sassafras Mountain, the highest point in South Carolina, is only 3,554 feet high compared with Mt. Mitchell’s 6,684 feet. However, the gorgeous views, amazing rock outcropping and outstanding waterfalls makes these mountains a great place to explore almost anytime except the height of the summer.

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Robert Randolph & the Family Band

By BRO Admin | 01 Jul 05
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He’s a new generation guitar god and he’s out to prove that pure soul has a place in rock ‘n’ roll.

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The Wayword Sons: Poor Boy’s Delight

By Dave Stallard | 01 Jul 05
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Benny “Burle” Galloway has been a constant on the Colorado bluegrass scene for years. He is a longtime friend and collaborator of the boys of Yonder Mountain String Band, who cut an album of Galloway’s tunes (2003’s “Old Hands”). The Wayword Sons, Galloway’s latest project, is fast making waves in jamgrass circles.

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Are you an athlete if you don’t compete?

By BRO Staff | 01 Jul 05
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Reader Forum

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