October 2012

Prepping for Survival

By Devan Boyle | 28 Sep 12
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survivalist preppers

Are survivalist preppers wise or wacko, find out what our experts think.

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Headlines: October 2012

By Jedd Ferris | 28 Sep 12
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dog and newspaper

News of the odd and weird including collecting acorns, obesity in Mississippi, cows with a sweet tooth and more.

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New River Gorge Bridge Day

By Chris Gragtmans | 28 Sep 12
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Bridge Day

From humble beginnings, Bridge Day has grown to over 800 jumps per year and 100,000+ spectators

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Fall Foliage Races

By Jedd Ferris | 28 Sep 12
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Fall Foliage Races

The onset of fall is prime time to race. The air is crisp and the trees are beaming with crimson, orange, and gold.

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Autumn Gear Guide

By Jedd Ferris | 28 Sep 12
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Fall Gear

Whatever your sport of choice, raise your game this fall with one of these new field-tested favorites.

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Going Bald

By BRO Admin | 28 Sep 12
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fall foliage guide

The Blue Ridge is the top spot in the United States to drink in the rich reds, yellows, and browns on display up and down the mountains.

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The Whitewater Ultra

By Matt Pascal | 28 Sep 12
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whitewater of the east

Jim Snyder’s best known for an annual two-day, 140-mile paddle of the Cheat River, from its Shavers Fork headwaters down to Cheat Lake.

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The Easy Way

By Kyle Daly | 28 Sep 12
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Not roughing it

While roughing it can be fun, sometimes it is good to enjoy the outdoors in comfort.

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Nashville’s Dharma Bum

By Jedd Ferris | 28 Sep 12
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Rayland Baxter

Rayland Baxter grew up as a self-declared “little country boy,” running around the rolling green hills of Tennessee an hour outside of Nashville.

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See Rock City

By BRO Admin | 28 Sep 12
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Point Park and cannon

These days, the greater Chattanooga, Tenn. area is rapidly gaining a reputation as one of the best outdoor cities in the United States, and Lookout Mountain is a major factor in this standing.

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Bartram Trail Guide

By Graham Averill | 28 Sep 12
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Bartram Trail

There’s a long trail that hits some of the South’s best ridge-top views. Nope, it’s not the A.T. It’s the B.T.

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Beat the Reaper

By Graham Averill | 28 Sep 12
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Pisgah Racing

I’m 10 miles into the second big day of the inaugural Pisgah Mountain Bike Stage Race, a multi-day event that’s attracted some of the top pro XC riders in North America.

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Best Mountain Towns Supporters

By BRO Staff | 28 Sep 12
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Mountain Towns Logo

Thanks to the communities across the Blue Ridge for rallying behind the contest.

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Car Camping is Cool

By Greg Melville | 25 Sep 12
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car camping

Our first attempt at spending a night in the tent with the kids occurred in the backyard, when our daughter was three and our son was two.

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How to take a landscape photo

By Bill Fuller | 25 Sep 12
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You’ve made it to the top, but how do you document it?

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