Alexa Lampasona

Atlanta, Northwest Florida, Chattanooga, Asheville, Blue Ridge

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  1. Jeff Galloway 13.1 Draws Runners to Atlanta


    On December 14, 2014, the inaugural Jeff Galloway 13.1 takes place in Atlanta.

  2. Mulberry Gap: Georgia's Mountain Bike Getaway


    Tucked in the woods of North Georgia, with easy access to the famous Pinhoti Trail, Mulberry Gap offers a mountain biking getaway unlike any other.

  3. Q&A with Ultra Runner Molly Freeman


    We sat down with Atlanta runner Molly Freeman to answer questions about running in the Georgia heat and discuss some of her favorite events.

  4. Shoot the Hooch


    In Atlanta, it is a rite of passage to "Shoot the Hooch", the local term for tubing down the Chattahoochee River, and RootsRated brings you 6 tips for making it a flawless trip.

  5. Speaking with Award-Winning Photojournalist and Ultra-Runner Ben Gray


    For Ben Gray, the “golden hour” is his time to run. The geometric silhouette of the skyline, a costumed mascot leaving a hotel lobby: he captures the simplicity-and oddity- that you’ll find just before the sun rises and sets. Gray himself is a chara...

  6. The Best Day Hikes on the Georgia Section of the Benton MacKaye Trail


    From the easiest, to the hardest, to the highest, here's your guide to the best day hikes on the Georgia section of the Benton MacKaye Trail.

  7. The Best Day Hikes on the North Carolina/Tennessee Section of the Benton MacKaye Trail

    Asheville, Atlanta, Blue Ridge

    Find the easiest, hardest and most scenic sections of the spectacular Benton MacKaye Trail is it winds through North Carolina and Tennessee.

  8. Trip Report: Jack's Gap Trail to Horsetrough Mountain


    In this trip report of Jack's Gap Trail to Horsetrough Mountain, we take you on the AT and on an off-trail section to Horsetrough Mountain, and the discovery of the Chattahoochee River’s headwaters.

  9. A Guide to the Perfect Outdoor Weekend in Blue Ridge

    Blue Ridge

    Blue Ridge, Georgia, features endless hiking, waterfalls, mountain biking and enough first-class amenities for a perfect outdoor getaway.

  10. 5 Ways to Explore Georgia and Help the Georgia Conservancy


    From paddling weekends to day trips in Atlanta, the Georgia Conservancy offers opportunities to visit the wild places it helps preserve.

  11. How a Georgia Couple Created the Perfect Start to Hiking the Appalachian Trail


    Leigh and Josh Saint's Hiker Hostel provides a tremendous resource for both thru-hikers and day hikers interested in the Appalachian Trail.

  12. Coastal Dune Lakes - Paddling

    Northwest Florida

    Paddle among one of the most picturesque lakes in northwest Florida, the Coastal Dune Lakes. Beyond the Gulf of Mexico, sandy lakes are nestled among sea grass-covered knolls. 15 lakes stretch along the 26 miles of coastline from Topsail Hill Preserve State Park to Rosemary Beach and are perfect spots to kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard.

  13. Gulf Islands National Seashore

    Northwest Florida

    Millions of visitors flock to Gulf Islands National Seashore for outdoor recreation along the Gulf of Mexico. With hiking, paddling and swimming in the calm waters, there are plenty of ways to stay active and immerse yourself in nature.

  14. Blackwater River and Adventures Unlimited - Paddling

    Northwest Florida

    Paddle along the scenic beauty of Blackwater River on more than 49 miles of Northwest Florida’s primordial forests and riverside banks. A guide trip from Adventures Unlimited highlights paddling trips that are suitable for all levels.

  15. La Dolce Vita Paddleboards - Paddling

    Northwest Florida

    La Dolce Vita offers paddleboard rentals for you to test your skills on both the beaches of Destin and the beaches of South Walton.

  16. Boat Rock


    For the closest outdoor bouldering in Atlanta, Boat Rock is an urban boulder field just south of the city, offering rounded granite boulders.

  17. Stone Summit Climbing and Fitness Center


    One of the nation's largest climbing gyms is here in Atlanta. A day at Stone Summit spans from bouldering and lead climbing, to fitness classes that challenge your flexibility and strength.

  18. Yonah Mountain


    Yonah Mountain offers terrific winter climbing, with multiple routes that have cables and bolts for top rope or two-pitched climbing.

  19. John Beasley Park - Fishing

    Northwest Florida

    John Beasley Park is an idyllic beach on Okaloosa Island that offers swimming, fishing and bird-watching along the Gulf of Mexico side of the island.

  20. How to Enjoy the Beltline, Atlanta’s Most Popular Pedestrian Byway


    Atlanta’s Beltline trail may get crowded, but it offers a unique, traffic-free resource for city dwellers to explore parks and neighborhoods.

  21. 5 Secluded Campsites Near Atlanta


    From remote backpacking trails to secluded campgrounds, here's a guide to some of the best off-the-beaten-path campsites near Atlanta.

  22. Grayton Beach State Park - Hiking

    Northwest Florida

    Grayton Beach State Park is one of the best state parks in Florida because the contrast of sugar-white sand and emerald green water and its towering sand dunes make it a beautiful spot to enjoy the water.