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September 2009

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Forgotten Forests

Our national parks get all the love, but why isn’t there a public outcry over the $10 billion maintenance backlog for our national forest system?

Linville Gorge, N.C.

From its source on Grandfather Mountain, the Linville River flows into Lake James at the edge of the Piedmont. Along the way, it has...

Ben Sollee: Biking to Bonnaroo and Beyond

Last summer, while most bands were pulling into the massive Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in giant, gas-chugging tour buses, Ben Sollee rolled up...

Classic Fall Century Road Rides

Pumped by this summer’s coverage of the  Tour de France? Pedal one of these celebrated road tours for your own taste of two-wheeled adventure. SHENANDOAH...

Parents at Play

As a parent, how can you balance your old outdoor passions with the new love of your life? Kelly Brown, an avid backpacker and rock...

The Best Ride in the Blue Ridge

Mountain bikers explore the uncharted Rocky Fork—the newest and largest land acquisition in the Southeast in decades. You can tell it’s bear scat because...