While back-country skiing was also popular, the ever constant danger of killing snow slides made marked trails a safer method of enjoying this vigorous sport.
Below this point the back country on the Syrian side has always been a complete desert.
In the " back country " extortionate fees, excessive taxes, and the oppressive manner of collecting them brought about a popular uprising, known as the Regulation, which centred in Orange and Anson counties, but was strong also in Brown, Edgecombe, Johnson, Granville and Halifax counties.
Dean never made the off road climb into the San Juans without remembering his first back-country voyage with Cynthia the year before.
The Kelly family, which became an extended clan, gained a reputation for petty criminality in back-country Victoria.