Type: Event
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2017
Great Fun and Big Adventure!   Kick off the AORE 2017 Conference with DEMO DAY on October 31st @ The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Jan 21, 2017
How can you stop the destruction of an iconic Appalachian mountain, ​along with the history, culture, and memories it created? Ask Jay Leutze, who found the answer with the help of a 14-year-old named Ashley.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Oct 21, 2016
Derick quit his New York City life to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail in 2012. Now he wants to share the Trail with his brother, a first-time backpacker. "Trail Brothers" is the first story in our myATstory video series.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Jul 16, 2016
Why do we go to the mountains? There are reasons that reach beyond the climb, past the descent, and are far more important than the summit.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Feb 06, 2016
Many people look to the outdoors to find peace of mind. For Paul Stiffler, better known as Ponytail Paul, the Appalachian Trail and its thru-hikers have been the therapeutic force needed to turn his life around.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Oct 29, 2015
On September 24th, 2015 Heather "Anish" Anderson broke the self-supported speed record of the Appalachian Trail. Without any assistance, she made her way nearly 2,200 miles starting in the north from Mt. Katadhin and finishing in the south on Mt. Springer. 54 days, 7 hours, 48 minutes.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Mar 20, 2015
Ultrarunners Krissy Moehl, Jeff Browning and Luke Nelson run 106 miles through the newly opened Patagonia Park in Chile, to celebrate and highlight Conservacion Patagonica’s efforts to re-wild and protect this vast landscape. A short film by Rios Libres and Patagonia, Inc.
Type: Article
Date Posted: May 13, 2013
The goal of bearproofing your camp is to minimize odors that might attract bears and to set up safe storage areas for food and garbage out of reach of bears and away from your sleeping area. The best way to do this is to start with a camp setup that facilitates these goals.
Type: Article
Date Posted: May 12, 2013
This section is reproduced from chapter 6 of The Backpacker's Field Manual  by Rick Curtis with permission of the author.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Aug 12, 2011
There are many myths about lightning in the backcountry and in this episode, the NOLS MythCrushers will strike down on some of those shocking lightning myths.