The 5Point Film Festival is making its Asheville debut August 14-15 at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium and promises to be more than just films about the outdoors. Lean more about what this unique event is all about and why you should check it out.

The recent bear attack involving campers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a stark reminder that black bears aren't the cuddly critters they're sometimes mistaken for. Here are some tips we can all put into practice to promote safety as we enjoy the mountains!

What the rock climbing community can teach us about falling down, getting back on, and sometimes making it across.

Some of the Outdoor Gear Builders of Western North Carolina's favorite Summer destinations and activities in and around Asheville, NC. Plus, how to get there!

Summertime in Asheville is a wonderland for most of us. Local beers flow from the taps, feet and paws alike run through the river banks, and our forests fill up with happy hikers seeking a quiet moment with nature and a starry sky.