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September Downloadable Trail Mix: Trampled By Turtles, The Last Bison, and More

Take a listen to this month’s Trail Mix as you wait and watch for these sweltering summer temps to finally go down. As always, Trail Mix has gathered the best that the indie and Americana world has to offer and has served it up, just for you.

The September Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors is On Stands Now!

We've got an exclusive interview with one of the most famed professional cyclists in the world, who just happens to make his home down in Greenville, South Carolina. We'll take you climbing in Kentucky's Red River Gorge. And we take a spin around the region with ten cyclists who just might change your opinion on why you ride bikes.

Climber’s Oasis: Red River Gorge

The mountains of eastern Kentucky are unlike anywhere in the world. Vast forests of beech, white pine, and hemlock shelter thousands of miles of...

Letter from the Editor: Is Wilderness Dead?

In our early history, the wild American frontier forged our rugged, pioneering spirit. The vigor and vitality of wilderness life distinguished us from our stodgy, effete European parents and tested the mettle of our young nation.

Kentucky’s Pine Mountain and the Cloudsplitter Ultra

Pine Mountain’s fortress-like rock face was once considered to be an impediment to early exploration. Today, its challenging terrain is becoming an asset to local communities.

Meet 16 Outdoor Alumni from the South’s Best Adventure Colleges

Experiential education is the foundation for academic majors in outdoor adventure. Combining theory with experience gives students the opportunity to apply classroom principles to real-life scenarios. They learn hands-on skills in leadership, communication, conflict management, and conservation. Degrees in outdoor recreation aren’t just for hippies; they’re for the leaders of tomorrow and the future of adventure.