October 2008

Election 08

By Jedd Ferris | 03 Oct 08
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Eco-Candidates

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Interview: Appalachian Political Strategist David “Mudcat” Saunders

By Jedd Ferris | 03 Oct 08
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David “Mudcat” Sanders

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Matter Over Mind

By Graham Averill | 03 Oct 08
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I’m not a good climber. I wouldn’t even call myself average. To call myself average would be an insult to average climbers.

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Gorge-ous

By Graham Averill | 03 Oct 08
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Explore the seven best river-carved canyons in the Southeast—including an oasis of first ascents in the undiscovered Big South Fork.

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Zen and the Art of Hamstring Maintenance

By BRO Staff | 03 Oct 08
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Is yoga the secret to improving your running and preventing injury?

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Best Boulders in Dixie

By Jedd Ferris | 03 Oct 08
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Triple Crown Series Brings World Class Climbers To The South

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Head In The Clouds

By Graham Averill | 01 Oct 08
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Climbers Seek Access To Cloudland Canyon

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Hurricane Chaser

By Jedd Ferris | 01 Oct 08
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Researcher Flies into the Eyes of Storms

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Pollution In Paradise

By Beau Beasley | 01 Oct 08
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Appalachia’s Top Ski Resort Could Endanger The Beloved Elk River

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The Dan Tyminski Band

By BRO Staff | 01 Oct 08
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‘Wheels’

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Morgantown, West Virginia

By Jedd Ferris | 01 Oct 08
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In the fall, being a Mountaineer in Morgantown usually means congregating at Milan Puskar Stadium to watch West Virginia University’s beloved football team battle it out with Big East rivals. But if your outdoor passions go beyond pigskin, this revitalized small city on the edge of the Monongahela River has plenty of options to whet your adventure whistle.

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Tri, Tri Again

By BRO Staff | 01 Oct 08
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Click here to submit your own ‘Campfire’ story and be entered for a chance to win gear from Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. Tri, Tri Again Peter Walton, Roanoke, Va I looked in the mirror and saw 27 gray hairs (yes, I counted). I was about to turn 30, and to commemorate the occasion, I decided…

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Life in a Tipi

By BRO Staff | 01 Oct 08
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While living in a handmade tipi, one Blue Ridge woman discovers important truths—including the value of community…
and a leak-proof tipi liner.

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Casualties of Coal

By BRO Staff | 01 Oct 08
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Flying through Roda at breakneck speeds are trucks hauling up to 150,000 pounds of coal, leaving a swirl of black dust behind them.

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Profile : Dan Tyminski

By Dave Stallard | 01 Oct 08
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When Alison Krauss decided to take some time off from bluegrass and tour with rocker Robert Plant, Dan Tyminski was faced with some downtime.

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