November 2017

Worlds Apart: Looking Beyond Conflict in Coal Country

By Wally Smith | 14 Nov 17
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Wally Smith has downed beers with industry supporters and diehard environmentalists while living in coal country—and is surprised by how much they all agree.

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The Fire Next Time: Dealing with Wildfire in the Wake of Gatlinburg

By Rachel Woolworth | 13 Nov 17
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One year after Gatlinburg, wildfires continue to grow exponentially in acreage and cost. Our best new strategy: fight fire with fire.

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Trail Names: The Best of 2017

By Caroline Leland | 08 Nov 17
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When you’re on the A.T. you’re bestowed a trail name—a nickname, of sorts, that becomes your primary identity. Here are some of our favorites from this year’s class of thru-hikers.

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Red Wolf in the Crosshairs

By Jeff Kinney | 07 Nov 17
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Will North Carolina allow the world’s most endangered wolf to go extinct in the wild?

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Rise of the Professional Hiker: Inside the Lives of 4 Pro Outdoor Adventurers

By Eric Wallace | 06 Nov 17
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How do professional backpackers make ends meet and maintain relationships? Follow in the sponsored footsteps of Andrew Skurka, Jennifer Pharr Davis, and ‘Hiking Viking’ Tom Gathman.

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Capital Cities: The Top Adventure Hubs in Appalachia

By Phil Morgan | 01 Nov 17
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What are the biking, running, hiking, paddling, and climbing epicenters? Our editors and experts pick the outdoor adventure hubs for every sport.

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Moonwalks: Night Hikes, Paddles, Rides, and Runs

By Natalie Stickel | 01 Nov 17
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Shorter days mean more opportunity for night adventure. Here are a few of our favorites.

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The November Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors is Live!

By BRO Staff | 31 Oct 17
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The Annual Top Adventure Towns issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine is ready for your reading pleasure! Check it out online here or pick up your free copy on a newsstand near you!

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