More Than A Bike

Ask Stephen Janes what his favorite part about working with kids is and he will tell you the story of a kid who rode a bike in the woods for the first time. “It was on a greenway about a mile from his house...

30 Under 30

Blue Ridge Outdoors spoke with 30 people from across the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, 30 years and younger, who are driving the next generation of outdoor leaders. They are athletes, entrepreneurs,...

Why Am I Up Here?

A Tree-Sitter’s Perspective From 50 Feet Above the Mountain Valley Pipeline. I’ve lived in the Blue Ridge Mountains for most of my life, often taking for granted the hiking trails, swimming holes, trout...

Gear Up Giveaway

Sign up for your chance to win some of this awesome gear!  Prizes include: American Backcountry Bison Tee, Phoozy XP3 Series, PuffPack Inflatable Sofa, Go Sun Portable Cooker & Sport Pro Pack, Mountain...

The Goods: Love Local

Our favorite gear based in the Blue Ridge We all do our best to go local when we’re picking our beer and veggies (nothing beats a local IPA/beets pairing), but you can also go local with your outdoor gear....

The Bear At My Door

I wake up a few hours before dawn, something that’s happening with increasing frequency, leaving me staring into the blackness, the void. Tangled with doubt – doubt about everything and anything including...

The Yeti

Ultra guru Jason Green brings a new vibe to the trail running scene. Jason Green has an infectious passion for running ultra long-distances in the mountains of Southwest Virginia and he’s spread that...

Hunter/Gatherer

I’ve never hunted anything in my life (other than the occasional rare IPA) and I can’t grow anything except wild onions, and those only pop up outside of my garden beds in my grass. And yet, I really love...