Randy Johnson

Randy Johnson
Oct 2015
Distance: 3, 5, or 6 miles, Difficulty: Strenuous

Jul 2015
Distance: 1.6 miles round-trip Difficulty: Moderate

Apr 2015
Roan Mountain’s Cloudland Hotel once served as an elevated destination for naturalists

Dec 2014
A reinvigorated search for Southern snow

Apr 2014
An alliance of outdoor product manufacturers takes root in WNC

Jun 2013
Discover your inner calm with a yoga hiking trek

Apr 2013
Newly completed Rocky Knob Park puts Boone on the map for mountain biking enthusiasts

Mar 2013
Julian Morton's community, Invershiel, recreated a bit of his homeland in the High Country

Oct 2012
Sugarcoat the holidays with a classic cookie martini

Jun 2012
A hungry chef elevates energy treats beyond the sweet

Dec 2011
Elk Knob State Park Distance: 4 miles round-trip Difficulty: strenuous

Dec 2011
Make a break for fresh ground with the growing sport of snowshoeing

Dec 2011
Andrea Morrell’s detour from farming led to pasta success

Oct 2011
DuPont State Forest Distance: 1/2 Mile Round-trip Difficulty: Easy (Guided)

Sep 2011
A couple pioneers winemaking in Watauga County

May 2011
Blowing Rock Distance: 3.4 miles Round-trip difficulty: Strenuous

Apr 2011
Whiteside Mountain National Recreation Trail: Cashiers: Distance: 2 miles Difficulty: moderate

Feb 2011
Oconaluftee River Trail

Jan 2011
Frigid temperatures, record snowfall, remarkable beauty— rangers experience it all atop mighty Mount Mitchell

Jul 2010
For years, Grandfather Mountain served as the launch pad for high-flying gliders

Oct 2009
Eustace Conway might be living in a bygone era, but he’s no historical reenactor

Aug 2009
Western North Carolina’s few remaining century-old cabins stand as reminders of the region’s isolation and the Appalachian way of life. Here’s a trio of hikes to historic homesteads that offer insight into the past.

Jun 2009
Tackle the Beech Mountain ride that inspired Lance Armstrong’s comeback from cancer

Jun 2009
Trails designed for bikers, by bikers mean thrill rides for all just outside Wilkesboro.