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Jan 2013
Make your way to the High Country for outdoor winter revelry

Jun 2012
Carrie Wagner's cultural exchanges bring home global insights meant to be shared

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

Oct 2011
A culinary weekend makes for a savory getaway

Sep 2011
An author savors fall's leisurely stroll through the mountains

Jun 2011

May 2011
Interior designer Kathryn Long takes a two-room, mountainside house through a series of rehabs and fills it with heirloom antiques and clever finds of all kinds

May 2011
You are now leaving WNC. Don’t call us traitors for straying from our beloved natural wonderland. Sometimes you just have to play outside the lines. After all, much of what we love here—lofty peaks, wild rivers, picturesque lakes, and awe-inspiring trails—spills over into Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Summer is the season to grab your gear, whether it be a life jacket, fishing rod, hiking boots, or mountain bike, and head for great escapes just across the border.

May 2011
Anne Martin champions resilient mosses as the key to greener landscapes

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

Jul 2010
This community of glass artists didn’t suddenly appear. It was shaped and molded by the nearby Penland School of Crafts

Apr 2010
Ben Hogan went from good to legendary during a tour through North Carolina

Apr 2010
From the opening of the state’s first course 130 years ago to the Morganton amateur who almost won the Masters against Ben Hogan, golf has enjoyed a long and fascinating history in these mountains

Feb 2010
Six plants that will turn your backyard into a private farmer's market

Feb 2010
An architect/builder couple bring their 1960s contemporary home into the new millennium

Dec 2009
Despite a difficult march and uneven odds, the Overmountain Men steered the Revolutionary War in the Patriots’ favor at Kings Mountain

Dec 2009
A February trail-running tradition brings the pain

Oct 2009
A young couple’s adventure in Costa Rica leads to meaningful pairings of Family, friends, cacao, and chili peppers

Sep 2009
Don’t miss these three television programs that feature WNC people and places

Aug 2009
Tryon chef Keith Snow takes his message about cooking with local and seasonal foods from the Internet to PBS

Mar 2009
Visitors flock to Banner Elk for the slopes, but locals keep the small-town identity alive

Mar 2009
When rare snowfalls blanket the mountains, the brave risk life and limb to ski the backcountry

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