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October 2020: The Hiking Issue!

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On the Cover: A sunrise hike in Mount Rogers Nnational Recreation Area in Southwestern, Va. photo by Kyle LaFerriere


Quick Hits
Climbers and scientists team up to protect peregrine falcons.

The Goods
New hiking gear for your favorite Blue Ridge trails. 

If you value public lands and all they provide and protect, it’s time to carefully consider your upcoming vote. 


If You Give a Town a Trail
The pandemic has made many people fully appreciate access to outdoor recreation. With that in mind, we offer a look at new trail projects in motion across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. 

Backcountry Beverages
We hope you’re thirsty. BRO’s craft beverage guide features beer, cider, spirits, and wine made in the Blue Ridge. 

Going Green
With the demand for CBD continuing to grow, hemp farming is gaining a foothold in Appalachia.

Common Ground
Two hiking friends from Richmond, Virginia, form a group to get more people of color on the trails.  

Special Sections

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