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Runner’s Foot Impaled by Intentionally Placed Nail on North Carolina Trail

Runner’s Foot Impaled by Intentionally Placed Nail on North Carolina Trail

Pinnacle Park near Asheville, North Carolina is closed after a runner's foot was impaled by a 4-inch

Feb 21, 2017 : The Editors
Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Is Leaving Utah

Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Is Leaving Utah

After a meeting to address the recent disparities between Utah's state government actions and the id

Feb 16, 2017 : The Editors
Monday 2/20 is National Parks Free Entrance Day

Monday 2/20 is National Parks Free Entrance Day

Each year, the Department of the Interior waives the national park entry fees on a selection of desi

Feb 16, 2017 : The Editors
Arc’teryx Follows Patagonia’s Lead, Withdraws from Outdoor Retailer

Arc’teryx Follows Patagonia’s Lead, Withdraws from Outdoor Retailer

Arc’teryx has followed Patagonia's lead, becoming the second brand in less than a week to announce t

Feb 10, 2017 : The Editors
Watch Your New Rascals: a Call to Action

Watch Your New Rascals: a Call to Action

My all time favorite water source in the Grayson Highlands. Do we really want drilling companies fr

Feb 9, 2017 : George Turner (Old Growth)
Patagonia Withdraws from Outdoor Retailer, Protesting Revocation of Bears Ears National Monument

Patagonia Withdraws from Outdoor Retailer, Protesting Revocation of Bears Ears National Monument

Patagonia is the latest brand to make an active political statement by announcing their withdrawal f

Feb 7, 2017 : The Editors
Future AT Thru-Hikers: Please Register Your Hike

Future AT Thru-Hikers: Please Register Your Hike

The following guest post is courtesy of the the During hiking season, shelter sites near the sta

Feb 5, 2017 : Zach
Baxter State Park Places Limits on Thru-Hiker Permits

Baxter State Park Places Limits on Thru-Hiker Permits

It was recently announced that Baxter State Park (BSP) will be limiting the number of Appalachian Tr

Feb 2, 2017 : Kenny Howell
A Modern Day Threat to the AT: The Proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline

A Modern Day Threat to the AT: The Proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline

I was driving down my country road recently to go check out hiking trails just south of the Appalach

Nov 18, 2016 : Sprout
Southern Fires Cause Trail Closures

Southern Fires Cause Trail Closures

A series of forest fires are spreading rapidly across the Southeastern U.S., affecting parts of the

Nov 14, 2016 : Amalia Mathewson