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Riggan highlights best of 2014 in RVA outdoors

Andy Thompson

@richmondoutside
December 22, 2014 1:37pm
The USA Cycling Team trains in Richmond, climbing the cobblestones to the top of Libby Hill. Credit: Phil Riggan

The USA Cycling Team trains in Richmond, climbing the cobblestones to the top of Libby Hill. Credit: Phil Riggan

Last week Richmond.com’s Phil Riggan wrote up his “Best of the Richmond Outdoors in 2014.” Try as we might to resist, we here at RichmondOutside.com are suckers for year-end lists, rankings and best ofs, and Riggan’s reminds us what a year its been for outdoors lovers in the RVA — and what a year 2015 could be.

Of course, it didn’t hurt that Phil included RichmondOutside.com’s sister company, Terrain360.com, in his year-in-review:

In late April, Richmond-based Outside Ventures, LLC and the James River Association began work on a groundbreaking project to capture scenery along the entire 340-mile length of the James River through high-resolution, 360-degree panoramic images, which resulted in a 360o Tour of the James (see photos of the Richmond test launch).

Click here to read the story and see the photo gallery that accompanies it.


About Andy Thompson

I was the Outdoors Columnist at the Times-Dispatch from 2007 to 2013, writing twice a week about mountain biking, fishing, hunting, paddling and much more. I live a 1/4 mile from the James River, close enough to see bald eagles soaring over my house on their way to find a meal. Pretty cool, eh?


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