For those unfamiliar with the Hash Hound Harriers, they’re an international drinking club with a running problem. Modeled after the English childhood game of “hares and hounds,” present-day hashing was developed in Malaysia in the 1930s with the purpose of implementing the following four pillars: 1) promote physical fitness among members, 2) get rid of weekend hangovers, 3) acquire a good thirst and satisfy it with beer, and 4) persuade the older members that they are not as old as they feel.
Recently, certain members of Faster Mustache have been riding exploratory loops of the proposed BeltLine Loop, a massive alternative transportation project that will turn former rail lines into a 33-mile paved multi-use trail around Atlanta.
Around the world, from Washington D.C. to European capitals to rural Africa, the humble bicycle is having a moment. Slowly, quietly, it is transforming how people exercise, commute, shop, and recreate.
Our May 2014 issue is hitting newsstands this week. And while we really hope you are able to pick up a copy for free at your local outdoor specialty shop, here's a look at our Festival Guide issue online!
Blue Ridge Outdoors editor-in-chief Will Harlan will be releasing "Untamed," his biography on Cumberland Island native Carol Ruckdeschel, in May. It's about one woman's life, wrestling alligators, dissecting sea turtles, and fighting to preserve the island she calls home.