sugar mountain

sugar mountain
Sep 2023
A young craftsman in Avery County uses steel and local materials to construct handmade knives

Aug 2022
Elk Knob is a towering, meadow-topped peak more than a mile high and conveniently close to Boone

Dec 2020
A former instructor offers tips on learning to ski and snowboard

Sep 2020
Banner Elk’s new Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster offers downhill thrills

Feb 2020

Apr 2019
Driving down memory lane along the High Country’s first scenic byway

Dec 2017
In the summertime, warm waters, cool nights, and unfiltered sunshine coalesce in a bucolic, unfettered burst of beauty. And There’s no shortage of ways to enjoy it; work up a sweat or take a cool dip—there’s something for everyone in this sweet season

Dec 2017
Chill out with outdoor activities as well as indoor fun and games

Feb 2017
Great hiking routes in the town of Seven Devils

Apr 2016
Make it a date with these pairings that offer adventure followed by dinner with a view

Dec 2015
Sometimes, smaller is better.

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

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

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

Dec 2011
Get your daily dose of health with a yummy smoothie

Sep 2011
Summit these lookouts for awe-inspiring mountain vistas

Sep 2011
Prost! Here's to local Oktoberfest celebrations and the German tradition from which they stem

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