Jack Igelman

Jack Igelman
Big Creek Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

At schools throughout the mountains, experiential education takes students out of the classroom and into the world

Trek from Ox Creek Road to the historic remains of Rattlesnake Lodge

Dive deep into the mountains’ greatest chasms

Distance - 4 miles round-trip, Difficulty - moderate

Steve Woody’s medical-tech company is primed to boom locally and help heal around the globe

Distance: 14.2 miles round-trip, Difficulty: Strenuous

How Asheville is becoming world headquarters for climate science and ground zero in the quest to confront climate change

Distance: 3.5 miles round-trip Difficulty: Easy

Distance: 5.6 miles round-trip Difficulty: Strenuous

Learn what drives 4 ultra-runners to go the distance

The Tryon International Equestrian Center isn’t just horsing around

Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Moderate

A new series of signs highlights the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area’s cultural cornerstones

Distance: 12.5 miles round-trip, Difficulty: Strenuous

The region’s first pawpaw orchard delivers a Southern delicacy to local dinner tables

Set out on footpaths that offer big exploration for small people

Explore the healing power of plants through three pioneers in the field of herbal remedies

Difficulty: Easy Length: 1.3 miles round-trip

Difficulty: moderate length: 3.3 miles round-trip

A new exhibit uncovers local history

Difficulty: moderate Length: 3.5 miles round-trip

Difficulty: Strenuous Round-Trip: 8-miles

Difficulty: Easy Round-Trip: 7 Miles

A new trail showcases champions of the forest

Difficulty: Moderate, Round-Trip: 3.5 miles

Rainbow Falls Trail Difficulty: Moderate Round-Trip: 3 miles

Cruise to Waynesville to imbibe a refreshing beer scene

Swing from the trees at the state’s first aerial adventure park