Melina Coogan

Asheville, Lincoln, Boone, Ludlow, Killington, Knoxville, Johnson City

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  1. 4 Strange and Unusual Adventures in Western Carolina

    Asheville

    Discover abandoned art, drive The Road to Nowhere, and explore ghost town ruins with these unusual adventures in Western Carolina.

  2. A Guide to the Perfect Outdoor Weekend in Johnson City, brought to you by KEEN

    Johnson City

    Hiking, eateries, and entertainment abound in Johnson City making it a perfect spot for an outdoor weekend getaway.

  3. Why We Need The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

    Asheville

    The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy works to preserve the farms, forests, and mountains that make Western Carolina great.

  4. 5 Perfect Ways to Combine Running and Brunch in Asheville

    Asheville

    Start the morning off right with a scenic run and a hearty meal at these great destinations that combine running with brunch in Asheville.

  5. Race to the Taps in Asheville

    Asheville

    It's no secret that Asheville is home to an active, beer-loving community. That's why the Race to the Taps series will be such a hit this April-November.

  6. Three Active Valentine's Dates and One Anti-Valentine Excursion

    Asheville

    From the smitten to the bitter, here are three outdoor Valentine's dates, that will certainly make this Valentine's Day one to remember.

  7. The Man Who Wrote the Book on Hickory Nut Gorge

    Asheville

    We sat down with author Ryan Lubbers to discuss Hickory Nut Gorge: the state park he loves so much, he wrote a guidebook about it.

  8. Top 6 Reasons Why You Should Attend Bike Love

    Asheville

    Bike Love is the annual fundraiser for Asheville on Bikes, and it's one of the most fun events of the year. Here's why you should go.

  9. Suffer and Reward: An Interview with Ultimate Survival Alaska's Scott McCleskey

    Asheville

    We sat down with Scott "Cluck" McCleskey, of National Geographic's Ultimate Survival Alaska, to discuss how his survival skills were put to the test.

  10. Three Times When Hiking in the Blue Ridge Didn't Go As Planned

    Asheville

    Hiking in the Blue Ridge usually offer some spectacular adventures, but you can’t plan for everything, and things don’t always go your way.

  11. 3 Creative Ways to Stay Active in Asheville this Winter

    Asheville

    Here are three unexpected ways to stay fit this winter in Asheville, from pure barre to aerial space silk workouts.

  12. Anchored in Asheville: Q&A with the Creator of Holdfast Outfitters

    Asheville

    We sat down with the owner of local Asheville apparel company Holdfast Outfitters to discuss her business and the city that shapes it.

  13. The Intrigue of Asheville

    Asheville

    We sat down with professional adventure photographer Derek Diluzio to discuss the perks of capturing the Asheville area with a lens.

  14. The Top 5 Swimming Holes Near Asheville

    Asheville

    From cliff jumping at Compression Falls to rope swinging in DuPont State Forest, here are some of the finest swimming holes near Asheville.

  15. 11 Unique Summer Races near Asheville

    Asheville

    From a gentle four miles through the countryside, to a downtown 5k, here is a guide to some of the best summer races near Asheville.

  16. Perfect Asheville Pairings: Adventure and Beer

    Asheville

    In Asheville, NC there are two things that go together like peas and carrots: adventure and beer. After a day on the trail or water, there's nothing better than a cold one.

  17. 7 Outdoor Courses to Know About in Asheville

    Asheville

    From survival skill outdoor courses to whitewater SUP-ing, here's the best of Asheville's "summer school."

  18. 5 Waterfall Swimming Holes in Western North Carolina

    Asheville

    A guide to some of the best swimming holes in Western North Carolina, only with a twist: they're 5 swimmable waterfalls!

  19. 6 of the Best Summer Hikes in Asheville

    Asheville

    Don't let the warm weather keep you from enjoying these six summer hikes in Asheville that offer cooler temperatures, cold creeks, and stunning views.

  20. 10 Family-Friendly Summer Adventures around Asheville

    Asheville

    Take the kids outside this summer with these 10 family-friendly summer adventures that highlight the best that Asheville has to offer.

  21. The 5 Most Photogenic Landscapes Near Asheville

    Asheville

    Asheville is filled with scenic landscapes, but here are the top 5 places to take spectacular outdoor photography.

  22. 4 Epic All-Day Hikes Near Asheville

    Asheville

    A guide to some of the most epic hikes near Asheville that will keep you moving from sunup to sundown.

  23. Tubing the French Broad: A Local’s Guide

    Asheville

    Tubing the French Broad River is one of Asheville's greatest summertime traditions. Here's how to do it right.

  24. 5 Refreshing Trail Runs near Asheville

    Asheville

    Don't let the heat keep you from enjoying these wooded trail runs around Asheville, which are near bodies of water to help keep you cool.

  25. 4 Asheville Breweries for a Post-Adventure Drink

    Asheville

    People who enjoy the outdoors have several new Asheville breweries in the South Slope neighborhood to celebrate after an adventure.