Kurt Rheinheimer

Kurt shares his February hiking travels with us, including a 13th anniversary celebration hike. Read more

Kurt's Hikes

Southern Appalachian experts and celebs share their favorite destinations and why they love them. Read more


Yes, the Great Smokies are full of strange and curious place-names. Read more


Learn more about how elk are slated to return to WV, and celebrate with us as the beloved Moon Pie turns 100. Read more

Country Roads


Leonard Adkins

Don’t have half a year to hike the full length of the Appalachian Trail? Consider these shorter and distinctive alternatives, able to be hiked in full in a week to a month or so. Read more

The Good Walk


Kurt Rheinheimer

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. Read more

Kurt's Hikes

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

Kurt's Hikes


Kurt Rheinheimer

See the latest of Kurt's hikes from this past May and get in on the adventures! Read more

Behind BRC


Kurt Rheinheimer

Kurt and Gail celebrated his birthday with one heck of an outdoor adventure. Read more about it here. Read more

Kurt's Hikes


Caroline McKean

A Weekend Celebrating Nature and its incredible fruits. Read more

Behind BRC


Ginny Neil

“When God blesses the harvest, there is enough for the thief as well as the gardener.” –Polish Proverb Read more

Singing in the Garden

Yes, the fun of stand-up paddleboarding is not just a coastal phenomenon. Read more


While a cougar shot in east-central Kentucky was the first in that state since before the Civil War, there is still not a single camera sighting in the southeastern mountains. Read more

Creature Feature


Joseph Mackareth

Family history always includes a few characters. Doing scarecrow impressions may be among the more original. Read more

Mill Creek Stories