October 2010

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Scout’s Honor

In the last 30 years, the Boy Scouts has lost nearly half of its membership. Can the country’s largest outdoor organization evolve and explore new territory?...
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Border Patrol

Trail endangers orchids along Virginia-West Virginia borderIn 1996, a Virginia schoolteacher found a new species of orchid along an abandoned railroad bed on ...
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Outward Hounds

Looking for the ideal running partner? Visit the dog pound.Axel and I were running effortlessly along the trail together, bounding from rock to rock across ...
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Rain Check

Wet-Weather Gear for Autumn ExcursionsTwo things are certain in life: death and taxes. For those of us who live in the Southern Appalachians, there’s a third ...
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Colorful Races

Whether you’re riding or running, competition is better in a kaleidoscope of color.Cumberland Trail 50K October 16 • Cove Lake State Park, Tennessee It ta...