Leisure

Upstate communities of fitness offer spirit, camaraderie & motivation
Sculpt body & mind with a dancer's precision at Pure Barre
Shannon & Heather Hudson have a fitness hit on their hands
Swamp Rabbit CrossFit fosters a burgeoning fitness community
Eden Farms riding facility brings light to special-needs children and adults
The National Wild Turkey Federation promotes the venerable bird year-round
Jocassee is a world removed from the rest of the Upstate
The Gorge in Saluda, NC, will send you soaring
The "Experience XD Climb" with George Hincapie offers the ultimate cycling package
Fox Mountain guides helps climbers rise to the challenge
Stretch yourself, reach new heights, push your boundaries, and choose your adventure. Whether by rock, land, air, or water, with rewards to match, it may be tough to decide which is better: the thrill or the chill.
Take advantage of a summer festival season in full swing

Editor's Letter

Man to Man

Neil Ferrier is persistent. After weeks of email exchanges, moved meetings, and delayed dates, we finally connected...

State Line

July is summertime’s cradle. It’s that sweet spot between the end of school and start, when the...

Ground Up

Summer hangs in the air like a heady magnolia, and we’re ready to break for cold beer,...

Editor's Picks

Discommon Man

Neil Ferrier creates what's in his mind's eye—the more disruptive, distinguished, and discommon—the better

Letters of War

A century ago, Upstate-based Army camp Sevier transformed the tides of World War I when its 30th Infantry Division took the Hindenburg Line. Through a collection of letters and photographs, local historians honor Camp Sevier and the sacrifice of its brave boys.

Look Sharp

Dan Eastland of Dogwood Custom Knives crafts handsome blades and handles

Family Table

Spartanburg’s Cribb brothers launch casual-chic Southern food concept The Kennedy

Crash Course

Take to our trails on two wheels with this guide to mountain biking