The June Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine is on stands now!

first_imgHold your breath and dive into June’s Water Issue…which highlights paddling through three of the wildest swamps in the South, swimming rapids on the New, rappelling waterfalls with a tenkara rod, and boating with the fun-loving whitewater warriors of Ohiopyle. You can also view our adventure dog photo contest winners, check out the hottest new paddlesports gear, and meet the wildest woman in America.FeaturesLEGENDS OF OHIOPYLEMeet five paddling pioneers from a world-class whitewater town along Pennsylvania’s Lower Yough.SWAMPEDSwamps aren’t dark and dreary lagoons, but light-filled water wonderlands. Explore three of the country’s largest and wildest swamplands.A WOMAN WITH GUTSWhat happens when a scrappy turtle biologist with road-kill breath takes on one of the world’s wealthiest families to protect a wild island?TENKANYONEERINGRappelling down waterfalls and minimalist fishing are the new peanut butter and jelly.DepartmentsQUICK HITSRx: biking / Paying for mountain air / Two most endangered rivers in the SouthTHE DIRTWhitewater swimming / A big dam mess on the Hazel River / Roots racingTHE GOODSThe hottest items in paddlesportsTRAIL MIXBig Daddy Love takes Appalachian rock on the roadlast_img