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March 2016


A White Runner at Atlanta’s Kennesaw Mountain is an Unexpected Minority

"I’m half way up Kennesaw Mountain, one of the last bumps in the Appalachian chain, just north of Atlanta, when it hits me: I’m the only white person in the forest."

Why We Go: What Drives Someone to Hike 2,000-plus miles from Georgia to Maine?

What inspires thru-hikers to tackle the A.T.? For Chris Gallaway, the answer is simple: love.

“Ain’t Nothin’ Livin’ in There”

Can Appalachia's creeks and rivers return from coal pollution?

Behind the Lens: How Outdoor Adventure Photographers Get the Shot

Seven top regional photographers offer their field-tested insights and their favorite places to shoot.

Chainsaws and the Chattooga

Logging is threatening the Chattooga, the South's premiere whitewater river.

The March Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors is Live

Departments  QUICK HITS 100-Mile Challenge • New A.T. Record • Professor vs. bear hunters FLASHPOINT Is fire better than logging for restoring the Chattooga River’s health? THE GOODS Expert-selected items...