November 2012

The Best Small Mountain Town

By BRO Admin | 02 Nov 12
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Lover's Leap

Hot Springs, North Carolina was crowned the winner of our Best Small Mountain Towns category.

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The Best Mid-Sized Mountain Town

By BRO Admin | 02 Nov 12
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Hidden Valley

Roanoke, Virginia was crowned the winner of our Best Mid-Sized Mountain Towns category.

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The Best Outdoor City

By BRO Admin | 02 Nov 12
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TN River

We have crowned Chattanooga, Tennessee as our Best Outdoor City.

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Where the Heart Is

By Will Harlan | 01 Nov 12
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Home—there’s no place like it. Our mountains are homelands, both for Appalachian natives and adventurous newcomers.

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Should national parks be privatized?

By Devan Boyle | 01 Nov 12
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Privatize national parks

Should our national parks be privatized? We asked the experts.

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Headlines: November 2012

By Jedd Ferris | 01 Nov 12
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dog and newspaper

Odd news from around the Blue Ridge including diamonds and guns, 95 year old paddlers, and one intoxicated Shaun White.

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Ski This Way

By Graham Averill | 01 Nov 12
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wisp resort

As fall transitions to winter, we’re itching to hit the slopes hard. Here’s what you need to know to make the most of this ski season.

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Chilled Out Runs

By Jedd Ferris | 01 Nov 12
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Seashore Nature Trail

Cooler temps and smaller crowds make late fall the best time of the year to run a race. Find your distance at one of these under-the-radar regional favorites.

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Diane Van Deren’s Record-Setting MST Run

By Chris Gragtmans | 01 Nov 12
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MST Trail Run

Van Deren recently set a new record on the 1,000-mile Mountains to Sea Trail in North Carolina

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Beer Gear

By BRO Admin | 01 Nov 12
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beer gear

Our beer gear guide, and how to pack in your brews.

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Best Beer In The Blue Ridge

By Graham Averill | 01 Nov 12
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Taylor Smack

Forget the Rockies. Tap the Appalachians with this list of our favorite beers in the Blue Ridge.

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What the hell is a Hefeweizen?

By Graham Averill | 01 Nov 12
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Here’s a breakdown of the five most common beer styles at your local brewery. Learn it, or you could just stick with the MGD

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Homebrewing 101

By BRO Admin | 01 Nov 12
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homebrew

You don’t have to be a student of sociology to enjoy brewing your own beer at home

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Rock’s Greatest Replacement

By Jedd Ferris | 01 Nov 12
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Jimmy Herring

Herring took the opportunity to release a new solo album, Subject to Change Without Notice

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Southern Appalachian Beer Guide

By Graham Averill | 01 Nov 12
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Greek philosopher Aristotle famously said, “Everything in moderation.” We tend to agree. Except when it comes to adventure. And beer.

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