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Kurt Rheinheimer

As cities and towns throughout the mountains build new greenways, trails and other walkways, there’s the potential for a new era of great walks. more

Mar 1, 2017 9:01 AM From the Editor

A boy from “the north” can get a welcoming jolt of the bounties of the Southern Mountains, and it can stay with him for a lifetime. more

Jan 3, 2017 4:08 PM From the Editor

It’s partly the context of not-much-else-around that allows you to appreciate the tiny-things bounty of a good walk in the woods. more

Oct 28, 2016 2:26 PM From the Editor

We’re privileged to present excerpts of two new books in this issue, and to get to talk a little about a third one. more

Sep 2, 2016 8:08 AM From the Editor

It's a happy day when the favorite town of your childhood can be even more inviting many decades later. more

Apr 29, 2016 8:45 AM From the Editor

The hikes my wife and I take used to be nearly all in the woods. Accommodations to family, time and weather, plus the addition of new trails to our town have resulted in more urban walks. more

Jan 25, 2016 3:51 PM From the Editor

The perfect garment renders November a perfect time of year. more

Oct 21, 2015 10:22 AM From the Editor

The movie is expected to cause a test of the capacities of the Appalachian Trail. more

Aug 18, 2015 11:29 AM From the Editor 1 Comments

The first piece Molly Dugger Brennan sent us ran back in 2012, and went to some lengths to explain why she wanted to raise chickens around her Shenandoah Valley homestead and how her husband “Gruff, an educated man,” did not. more

Dec 22, 2014 1:50 PM From the Editor

In case you missed it, the most admired and cherished part of this magazine for many readers says goodbye with this issue. more

Oct 15, 2014 8:45 AM From the Editor 2 Comments

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