Jeff Bartlett

Chattanooga, Brevard, Asheville, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Seattle

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  1. 7 Underrated Ways to Leave No Trace in the Outdoors

    Everyone knows about packing out your trash. Here are a few often-overlooked ways to tread lightly in the great outdoors.

  2. The 10 Best Waterfalls near Chattanooga


    From Foster and Fall Creek Falls, to Lula and Laurel, here's your guide to finding the best waterfalls near Chattanooga.

  3. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Needs Your Help. Here's What You Should Know

    Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

    Federally protected in 1960 and expanded significantly in 1980, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has no roads within it, nor any roads leading to it. It is one of the last truly wild places in the United States, and it is in danger.

  4. An Overnight Paddling Escape in the San Juan Islands


    Who needs a ferry? We paddled from Anacortes to James Island on 17-foot sea kayaks, camping overnight at its secluded Cascadia Marine Trail tent site.

  5. Raccoon Mountain - Mountain Biking


    Raccoon Mountain features nearly 30 miles of intermediate to advanced single track; the crown jewel of Chattanooga mountain biking, a mere 15 minutes from downtown.

  6. Chilhowee Recreation Area - Mountain Biking


    Chilhowee is one of the few places to ride mountain bikes on singletrack in the Cherokee National Forest , and that riding is challenging and excellent. Earn your turns from the Clemmer Trailhead and reap the reward on the way back down!

  7. Cove Creek / Daniel Ridge - Mountain Biking


    The Cove-Daniel loop is a classic intermediate Pisgah mountain bike ride, and one of our favorites. You’ll climb Cove Creek Trail and some old forest roads before a thrilling, rocky downhill on the west side of the Daniel Ridge Loop Trail. This 12-mile route includes about 1,500 feet of climbing.

  8. Five Points 50


    The Five Points 50 is a mountain biking course in Chattanooga that is closed to the public for 364 days out of the year. It is a truly epic ride.

  9. DuPont State Forest - Mountain Biking


    DuPont State Forest is widely recognized as one of the best mountain biking destinations in the southeast. With nearly 100 miles of trails and a rare taste of eastern slickrock riding, spread over 10,000 acres of forest, it's no wonder so many mountain bikers make North Carolina their home.

  10. Bent Creek Experimental Forest - Mountain Biking


    Bent Creek Experimental Forest is, without question, the most popular destination for Asheville mountain biking. It's located a mere 20 minutes from downtown Asheville, and is more beginner-friendly than the nearby Pisgah trails.

  11. Bear Creek / Pinhoti Loop - Mountain Biking


    A 19-mile loop linking the best trails in this area, with longish climbs and unbeatable descents. Add some real NW GA mountains to your mountain bike ride!

  12. The 5 Most Technical Mountain Bike Trails in Chattanooga


    It’s true: Chattanooga is beginning to develop a reputation as a mountain biking destination. Here, 5 experts-only trails where you can test your mountain biking skills (and suspension!).