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Natural Healing in Action: A Personal Story

By Sarah Matzke

Something I and the rest of the general public try to avoid is to have a public meltdown.

But who am I kidding...it happens.

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Women Athletes are Not Underdogs.

By Caitlynne Cash

They are systematically left behind.

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Take the Road Less Traveled

By Jennifer

Driving back home from Ohio, my friend and I stopped at Hocking Hills state park and set out for a short jaunt on the 1,400 mile loop known as the Buckeye Trail. The path we walked also coincided with the 6,800 mile coast-to-coast American Discovery Trail. I’m not sure if I’ll ever hike experience either of those adventures in full, but here’s what I’m certain of – especially as I gather my gear and plan my resupply points for the Pinhoti Trail – when two roads diverge in the woods it’s important to consider the road less traveled.

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The Trail is there for Everyone at Every Stage of Life

By Caitlynne Cash

The trail is there for everyone at every stage of life.

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We have an announcement to make...

By Jennifer

Blue Ridge Hiking Company is celebrating 10 Years of business by...

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Love on the Appalachian Trail

By Sarah Matzke

Just another skinny bearded dude that blended into the scenery at that time, and like most of my brothers on the trail, he became just another one to add to the fold. We were friends for a long while, until I guess we weren’t…

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Harriet Tubman was a Hiker

By Caitlynne Cash

Walker, wilderness navigator, hiker, Harriet Tubman.

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January Reflections and Resolutions

By Sarah Matzke

Head Guide Sarah Matzke reflects on her sixth season of guiding, from what the wilderness means to her to gaining lessons from clientele.

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Asheville's Best Hikes are Still Accessible When the Blue Ridge Parkway is Closed

By Caitlynne Cash

It can be hard to get outside in the cold winter months - especially if your go-to hike is unaccessible due to Blue Ridge Parkway closures!

 

Here are three of Asheville's most popular hikes via their least popular routes, making your favorite hikes accessible even when the Blue Ridge Parkway is closed.

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