We're Racking Up More Awards Down South, Y'all

Blue Ridge Outdoor MagazineWowza, thanks everybody! We recently received  quite a few of the BRO awards thanks to your online votes last fall! As residents of the New River Gorge, the wins for this region and our personal wins make us so proud to be here. We are both honored and as happy as ever to have won several of Blue Ridge Outdoor Magazine's "Best of the Blue Ridge" awards for 2016. Without further adieu, here they are...



Best Kid-Friendly Outdoor Destination, Best Raft Guide Company, Best Outdoor Company to Work For, Best Paddling River - Gauley River, Best Flatwater - Summersville Lake, Best Place to Play Hooky - New River Gorge


Rowdiest Festival - Mountain Music Festival, Blue Ridge Festival - Mountain Music Festival, Gritty Chix Mud Run, SUP Spot - Summersville Lake, Place to Raise an Outdoor Family, State in the Southeast for Outdoor Adventure, Raft Guide - Shanna Crompton 

Honorable Mention: 

Zip Line Canopy Tours, Outdoor Hangout, Riverside Pub, Outfitter, Campground, Raft Guide - Scott Olive

The Big Puddin - Raft Guide

Kristen Lawson
Kristen Lawson