In 1716 an expedition of Governor Alexander Spotswood over the mountains advertised to the world the rich backcountry, now known as the Valley of Virginia; a migration thither from Pennsylvania and from Europe followed which revolutionized the province.
When hiking and camping in the backcountry, it's essential to take foods that don't require refrigeration or preparation, and that are as light as possible for ease of portage.
Backcountry: A website specializing in outdoor and active clothing, Backcountry offers a wide selection of girls' down parkas in girls' sizes and in toddler and baby sizes.
Backcountry Nordic skiers may want a more flexible ski.
If you are interested in learning freestyle or backcountry skiing, keep in mind that while they use some different techniques, each of these styles is based on the basics of alpine skiing.