Birmingham based Terri Sullivan is a mother, a small business owner, and the record holder for the fastest solo woman’s ride across Alabama. She’s also this month’s Backyard Badass.

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Best cheeseburger or beer joint in Birmingham? Corey Parsons, of Banditos, dishes on those and more in this week’s Trail Mix blog.

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Whitewater kayaking has made leaps and bounds since the early ’70s, but will the sport ever reach its ragged edge? Pioneers of the sport provide their insights on life, death, and the delicate balance between.

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Gragtmans on Desoto's Edge. Photo: Chris Gallaway

Gonzo paddler Chris Gragtmans notches two first descents down massive, rain-swollen waterfalls in the South — Desoto Falls and Noccalula Falls.

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Happy Birthday Blue Ridge Outdoors! This year, the magazine turns 20. Join us as we celebrate the anniversary in our March 2015 issue!

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Born in 1989 in a small town in the mountains of Colorado, a whitewater rafting guide was fed up with soggy sneakers began selling his homemade sport sandals to some of his clients and fellow guides. Chaco became a cultural phenomenon with a passionate following, and today still makes some of the best-selling sport sandals on the market.

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