Archive for September, 2011

How to Pimp Your Boat

You may have heard a lot about pimping out your car, but how about your boat? Have you considered making it into the most stylish watercraft it can be? The following are some things you might want to install in your boat to make it into a remarkable ride that no one will forget. One […]

Long Trails of the Southeast

Long Trails of the Southeast

Eight states, over 600 miles of long-distance hiking This article profiles over 600 varied miles of long trails, from the cypress swamps of South Florida to the high mountains of North Carolina. Each offers its own beauty and challenges. The Wild Azalea Trail, the shortest of the trails at 26 miles, is Louisiana’s longest footpath. […]

The Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail

The Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail

The Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail lies within the boundaries of the Natchez Trace Parkway, extending for 450 miles from Natchez, Mississippi, to Nashville, Tennessee. The most historic in nature of the National Scenic Trails, the Parkway commemorates the historic Natchez Trace, an ancient path that began as a Native American trail.

No-Snow Zones – Leaving the Cold Behind

No-Snow Zones – Leaving the Cold Behind

What have you been doing this winter? If your answer has anything to do with shoveling snow, digging out a stuck car, recharging a dead battery, or paying a fuel bill that is higher than your food bill, you’ve probably had it up to the snow line with storms rolling in and newscasters screaming about […]

Sipsey Wilderness – Albama

Sipsey Wilderness – Albama

Water and rock: Irresistible force, immovable object. What happens after millions of years of combat between equal adversaries? In the William Bankhead National Forest, the rock holds its ground, the water carves a twisting way through. The result: gorges and bluffs and waterfalls where you can hear the battle continue even now, drop by persistent […]

Kayaking Little River Canyon – Albama

Kayaking Little River Canyon – Albama

To allay your doubts: Yes, Alabama does have whitewater. I know this for a fact because I’m standing at the bottom of the Little River Canyon in the northeastern part of the state, staring across the spraying waters of the Little River. In front of me is a long tongue of pounding water pouring between […]

Little River Canyon National Preserve – Albama

Little River Canyon National Preserve – Albama

Tucked away in the northeast corner of Alabama near the Georgia border, Little River Canyon is an isolated oasis carved into a mountain. During the spring runoff, a handful of daredevil kayakers descend the canyon’s steep walls into a cauldron of class V whitewater. The wild serpent that rages within the gorge is occasionally tamed, […]

William B. Bankhead National Forest

William B. Bankhead National Forest

One of the Deep South’s finest pockets of deep woods, Alabama’s William B. Bankhead National Forest has a potential for adventure and natural beauty you’d expect of a bigger, wilder place. The forest’s 180,000 acres encompass pine-clad and hardwood forest, burbling streams, deep gorges, and an arkful of wildlife. Bankhead is part of the Warrior […]

Holiday Safety Tips for snowmobile

Holiday Safety Tips for snowmobile

The snowmobile has been for as long as 1900. However, the modern form of the snowmobile was Carl Eliason in 1924 that gave them the power of gas. Later, the Finnish military bought the patent for snowmobiles and started making for use in the military. In later times this became a past time for the […]

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