Tag: outdoor recreation

3 Delightful Reasons to Love Living in Woodfin

Nestled along Interstate 26 just north of Asheville, the Town of Woodfin winds longitudinally along Weaverville Highway. Friendly people, good jobs, great restaurants, and beautiful scenery abound—providing a small-town mountain lifestyle with big-city amenities.  There are many reasons to love living in Woodfin, NC. Here are just three: Woodfin is Safe Although the community can… Read more »

5 Awesome Attractions within 5 Minutes of Haw Creek

Just to the east of Downtown Asheville is the scenic neighborhood of Haw Creek. Named for the majestic valley where it lies, homes within Haw Creek are surrounded by the natural beauty of the mountains. The neighborhood is crisscrossed by trails, yet is still conveniently located near one of Asheville’s main centers of commerce along… Read more »

Finding the Perfect Line: Liquidlogic

When Shane Benedict hits the river with his kayak, it’s all about a smooth ride. “There are so many different approaches to the river, but what I like about it is the smoothness of running a line in a rapid,” he said. “My favorite way is to make a line really smooth, with the fewest… Read more »

A Day to Learn, A Lifetime to Master: Curtis Wright Outfitters

It’s all about that Zen moment. “For me, it’s the peace and quiet of it,” said Jeff Curtis. “It’s so consuming. When I’m fly fishing, I’m not thinking about anything else. You become so absorbed with it that you forget about everything else—work, daily life, stress.” A lifelong fly fisherman, Curtis is the founder/owner of… Read more »

Coming Down the Mountain: Skiing in WNC

It’s a feeling that Chris Bates just can’t shake. “Being outside, in the winter, on the mountain—there’s nothing like it,” he said. “There’s a sense of exhilaration when you’re on a pair of skis. It’s a rush I’ve never gotten enough of.” Sitting inside the main lodge at Cataloochee Ski Area high above Maggie Valley,… Read more »