My Writings

Some Writings by Randy Johnson
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Life at the Top (Mt. Mitchell)
WNC Magazine, January 2011
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The Grandfather Backcountry: A Bridge Between the Past and Preservation,
Randy’s essay for the Hugh Morton archive at UNC-Chapel Hill, Summer 2010
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The Fast Track: Trails designed for bikers, by bikers mean thrill rides for all just outside Wilkesboro
WNC Magazine, July 2009
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Meet the Mountains: Boone Area Summer Hikes
Carolina Mountain Life Magazine, May/June 2008
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Weekend Breakaway: Hiking England’s Peaks and Lakes
Hemispheres Magazine, August 2008
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Trails & Tribulations: Hiking Trails of Grandfather Mountain
The Charlotte Observer, March 30, 2008
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Pioneers on the Slopes
WNC Magazine, Jan/Feb 2008
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Winter Hiking with Dogs: A Blizzard of an Adventure
High Country Magazine, December 2007/January 2008 PDF of Actual ArticleText Only

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Dubrovnik, Croatia and Kotor, Montenegro: Adriatic Coast Destinations,
Hemispheres Magazine, September 2007 PDF of Actual ArticleText Only

2008 Society of American Travel Writers
Atlantic-Caribbean Chapter Award Winner,
Second Place: Best Magazine Article on Foreign Travel

2008 Society of American Travel Writers
Atlantic-Caribbean Chapter Award Winner,
Honorable mention: Best Self-illustrated Article

2008 North American Travel Journalists Association Award Winner,
Honorable mention: Historical Travel

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Zermatt: Mountain Guide Central
Epic Magazine, August 2007
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Mountain Rescue: At Home in Western North Carolina, WNC Magazine, July/August 2007
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A Ritch Tradition… A Scot in the Carolina Highlands, High Country Magazine, July 2007
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Fanning Island: Hawaii Detour like “Nowhere Else Atoll”
Avid Cruiser, Summer 2007
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Clothes Cut Out for Hiking, Special to The Charlotte Observer, September 10, 2006
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Reclaiming Shelter on High, High Country Magazine, July/August 2006
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Appalachian Spring, Hemispheres Magazine, April 2006
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The History of Southern Skiing, High Country Magazine, March/April 2006
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A Southern Snowboarder of National Caliber, High Country Magazine, Winter Holiday Issue, 2006
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Hiking Near Tokyo: A Climb of Mount Fuji, Hemispheres Magazine, July 2004.
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2004 North American Travel Journalists Association Award Winner, Runner
up: Sports in Conjunction With Travel
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Soundtrack of the Mountains, Special to The Charlotte Observer, July 2, 2003

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Three Perfect Days in Asheville, Hemispheres Magazine, September 2002
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Leaders of the Pack, Hemispheres Magazine, April 2002
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2003 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award Winner, Society of American
Travel Writers, Bronze: Service-Oriented Consumer Article

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