May 2013

Articles, essays, and guides from the May, 2013 print issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine

TBT: Desk Job to Dirt Bag

By Graham Averill | 27 Aug 15
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One climber swaps the 9 to 5 for a year on the road.

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Beer Guide: Best Outdoor Bars

By Graham Averill | 28 Mar 14
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Combine your love for the outdoors with your love of good food and great beer with our guide to the best outdoor bars in the Blue Ridge.

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Best Fests: Beer Festivals

By Jedd Ferris | 29 May 13
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Your guide to the best beer festivals in the Blue Ridge.

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Teachers’ Pet: Trout in the Classroom

By BRO Admin | 29 May 13
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Trout are teaching a new generation of conservationists.

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Best Fests: New Music Festivals

By Jedd Ferris | 28 May 13
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Your guide to the best new and up-and-coming music festivals in the Southeast.

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Pipe Dream: Hiking the Keystone XL Pipeline

By BRO Admin | 23 May 13
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Ken Ilgunas thru-hikes 1,700 miles along the path of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

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Walk the Line: The Mason-Dixon Trail

By BRO Admin | 22 May 13
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Once the dividing line of the country, now the inspiration for a long distance hiking trail.

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Please Trespass: Private Property the Future of Conservation

By Graham Averill | 20 May 13
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Want better conservation and more recreation areas? Look to private land.

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Festival Bands to Watch

By Jedd Ferris | 13 May 13
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These up and coming bands are tearing up the festival circuit in 2013.

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Hatfield-McCoy Marathon: A Running Feud

By BRO Admin | 10 May 13
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Hatfield-McCoy Marathon keeps family feud alive, in a good way.

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Beer Guide: Best Summer Seasonals

By Graham Averill | 08 May 13
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The best summer seasonal beers being brewed in the Blue Ridge.

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Best Fests: Mountain Music Festivals

By Jedd Ferris | 07 May 13
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Your guide to the best mountain music festivals in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic.

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Festival Gear for Good Times

By Jedd Ferris | 06 May 13
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Having the right gear can make or break a festival experience. Here’s your guide to essential equipement for any festival.

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Chasing Waterfalls: Rappelling Bradley Falls

By Ky Delaney | 03 May 13
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A rookie rappeller flirts with the edge and finds exhilaration in facing her fears

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Beer Guide: Liquid Courage Beer Races

By Jedd Ferris | 01 May 13
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Your guide to the best beer races in the Blue Ridge.

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