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Where Are They Now?

Catch up with three of the Blue Ridge’s best athletes from yesteryear. For more than two decades, Blue Ridge Outdoors has been covering the top...


The rising stars of Ski Racing in the Southeast The Southeast is known for its access to outdoor adventures, from hiking the Appalachian Trail and...

Ski Racing Essentials

Coach Chris Shepard’s favorite gear for Southern Appalachian slopes. Chris Shepard grew up in the mountains of Western North Carolina, but didn’t start skiing until...

Will Climate Change Melt Southern Skiing?

How long will Southern snow last with temperature records soaring and glaciers melting all over the globe? Ski resorts are diversifying their offerings by building mountain bike parks and other outdoor adventure options.

This Golden Moment: Appreciating How Great U.S. Skiing Has Become

It’s incredible to think of all the great U.S. alpine ski racers our country is sending to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea in a little more than a month.

Mixed Doubles

One thing I’ve learned from several years of skiing at Breckenwolf every Wednesday night with a bunch of middle aged dudes who may or may not be taking nips of whiskey between runs, is that it’s really hard to wrestle with skis on.