“We left the Nantahala Outdoor Center bunkhouse just after sunrise. It was our first time on the Appalachian Trail, which we followed steeply uphill above the Nantahala River as the sky brightened. My wife was joining me for the hiking portion of my first packrafting adventure. A shakedown day trip to get a feel for the sport…” Continue reading at Blue Ridge Outdoors!
A New Year’s adventure at Georgia’s wild Cumberland Island National Seashore, with whiteout paddling, wilderness biking, empty beaches, historic ruins, waterfront camping, and dolphins. Read more at Blue Ridge Outdoors!
Some surprising and rewarding stops in Arkansas on a cross-country road trip–including a challenging summit hike and a historic townsite that helped name the Ozarks–courtesy of the National Parks System Map. Read in the latest issue of Terrain Magazine!
A Thanksgiving road trip through North Carolina’s famous Outer Banks, with an emphasis on national park units and outdoor activities, including Wright Brothers NM, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and bridgeless Ocracoke Island. Continue reading at Blue Ridge Outdoors!
While the area may never be a riding destination like Pisgah or Moab, with trails like the Hulk, Browns Creek, and Blue Clay, and forests like Lewis Ocean Bay and Francis Marion, it’s an exciting time for mountain biking on the Coastal Plain. Continue reading at Blue Ridge Outdoors!
There’s more outdoor adventures than people realize–including hiking, biking, and paddling around Francis Marion National Forest–in this overlooked stretch of South Carolina Low Country. Continue reading at Blue Ridge Outdoors!
Tracing a lifetime of adventures on the water in 25 boats, with classic appearances by everything from massive old-school river runners to tiny playboats. Cameos by a sit-on-top sea kayak, an aggressive sea lion, & one very judgemental sea turtle… Continue reading at Blue Ridge Outdoors!
From Arkansas to Wyoming, these abandoned ghost towns are packed with history and located on stunning public land. For some of them, it’s an adventure just to reach them… Continue reading at outsideonline.com!