Kurt Rheinheimer


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Kurt's November Hikes

Editor Kurt's November hikes are full of food and play. more

Dec 12, 2016 10:44 AM Kurts Hikes


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All Careful, All Urban

See Kurt's Hikes for October with an all-urban, all-smooth, all-flat for the month journey due to the Day Hiker's recent surgery. more

Nov 1, 2016 3:19 PM Kurts Hikes


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Well, Bike-Hikes

See Editor Kurt's hikes--well, more like bikes--in the month of September! more

Oct 5, 2016 4:55 PM Kurts Hikes


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Trail Magic, Family Magic

Kurt and his family made some magic on the trails this August! Read more about their hiking adventures here. more

Sep 9, 2016 10:28 AM Kurts Hikes

Four Easy Pieces

See Kurt's latest hikes from June - a couple easy ones for you this month! more

Jul 11, 2016 5:19 PM Kurts Hikes


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John Rock-Cat Gap Loop

See Kurt's latest hikes in March with the Greatest Day Hiker of them all. more

Apr 15, 2016 2:02 PM Kurts Hikes

Easy Old Faves

Kurt's July 2014 hikes. more

Jul 27, 2014 12:00 AM Kurts Hikes

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Old Favorite Summer Hikes and a New Stretch of New River Trail Biking

Carvins Cove, Watoga State Park, Bicycling on the New River Trail and more make up Kurt's June and July hikes. more

Aug 6, 2018 12:53 PM Kurts Hikes

June/July 1988

Photographed by Grandfather Mountain owner Hugh Morton

A look back at some favorite covers and a note on what was in the issue. more



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From Coast to Cove

A coastline, Carvins Cove and a few more spots make Kurt's summer hikes pleasant ones. more

Jun 25, 2018 10:05 AM Kurts Hikes

The long-term plan to build a 6.5- mile greenway along the Middle Fork of the New River will get a local boost this July. more

Country Roads

What are the chances of a story in our first issue having a completely unplanned family tie to one in this 30th Anniversary issue? Maybe pretty good once you consider that family’s commitment to the region we love. more

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Lots of Carvins Cove and a Bit of the Shenandoah

Kurt's April hikes include plenty of Carvins Cove, along with other great spots. more

May 18, 2018 3:25 PM Kurts Hikes

Our readers have spoken! Here are their picks for the best people, places, things and more in the Southern Appalachians. more


As our readers weigh in with their picks in many categories, here are five personal picks for the great walks in the mountains. more

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Mostly Local

A favorite walk and beautiful spring views make Kurt's March hikes terrific ones. more

Apr 25, 2018 10:39 AM Kurts Hikes


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Bobcats! (Not)

Kurt's February hikes included a Valentine's hike, frozen waterfalls and ... a bobcat?! more

Mar 28, 2018 4:47 PM Kurts Hikes

A boy in the woods with his parents is not thinking about trying to call a bird or identify a flower. No, years must ripen to allow such appreciations. more

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Cold n Urban

Kurt's January hikes included braving the cold weather, an old favorite and beautiful views. more

Feb 21, 2018 8:04 AM Kurts Hikes


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Through the Cold

Cold weather couldn't deter Kurt and family from their monthly hikes. Read on about his December 2017 adventures. more

Jan 30, 2018 12:03 PM Kurts Hikes


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Plus a sneak peek at new content in this and the rest of our 2018 issues. more

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Back to the Woods after a Month Off for a Much Bigger Cause

Kurt's hikes are back up and running after a family member's health scare and his one-in-a-million recovery. more

Dec 14, 2017 11:40 AM Kurts Hikes


Joseph Mackareth

How to honor your grandmother by confessing to your carelessness. more

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Apple Orchard, the Chessie and Just Missing Baby Roo

Tasty tacos, a coworker's wedding and hiker babies were all part of Kurt's September hikes. more

Oct 6, 2017 2:37 PM Kurts Hikes


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New Hikes at Big House, Rumbling Bald

Big views, pleasant loops and ice cream rewards can all be found in Kurt's August hikes. more

Sep 18, 2017 8:30 AM Kurts Hikes



You start early enough in life with way too much at one serving, you could well be hooked for life. more

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Kurt's July Hikes

Kurt's hikes in July included a brand new spot, as well as favorites like Carvins Cove. See more of his adventures here! more

Aug 17, 2017 3:04 PM Kurts Hikes

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