A look inside our September/October 2013 issue
Digital Exclusive Feature:
- Ballooning in the Blue Ridge - ENHANCED FOR DIGITAL!
Come along as we take a ride above the mountaintops of Charlottesville, Va. with Boar’s Head Ballooning. by Sarah Cumming.
Worth a Click - Online Exclusives:
- Get Your Spook On!
Know a terrifying ghost story? We want to hear it! Help us celebrate Halloween!
- More Photos from Clear Creek Ranch
Check out more photos from Jo Tennis’ visit to Clear Creek Ranch in North Carolina’s Pisgah National Forest
- More Fall Color
Can’t get enough fall foliage? Neither can we! Visit BlueRidgeCountry.com/Fall for an online tribute to our favorite season, including photos, leaf treks, live webcams and more!
- Fall Photoessay: The Greatest Hits Collection
We tracked down some of the most stunning images of the magazine’s first 25 years.
- Trout’s Eye View: Photos
Yes, the water was cold and yes, the camera was air-tight. Here’s what it looks like under the Pigeon River. Photography by John Hendricks
- Leaves, Laughs and Luxury: 25 Great Excursions for Fall
Great towns, fun festivals, beautiful roadways; Plus tips on fall leaves along the way. by Cara Ellen Modisett
- Horse-Powered Logging: A Once and Future Past - ENHANCED FOR DIGITAL!
The careful, arduous work is making a small comeback in the mountains. by Andrew Jenner.
- Tracking Down the Family Past in the Great Smoky Mountains
Sometimes it takes the reaching of a certain age to kindle the kind of curiosity that sends you off into the woods to look for gravestones. by Jo Harris
- Bridge of Beauty - ENHANCED FOR DIGITAL!
What do you do with a little bridge that’s no longer useful for its original purpose? Plant it! by Kimberly Button
- The Last Mountain Man?
The lessons to be learned include how to heat with wood, tell Irish jokes and stay married for 71 years to the same woman. by Wally Avett
- Cabin in the Woods: Living Like a Wrangler at Clear Creek Ranch
There are no TVs in the rooms, but that’s for good reason: Get on outside! by Joe Tennis_
- From the Editor
- From the Farm
- Our Readers Know
- The Hike
- Mountain Report
- Creature Feature
- Great Home Buys
- Events & Festivals
- Country Roads
- Mountain Garden
- Guest Column: Shawn Hash, Owner of Tangent Outfitters
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