backcountry


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back·coun·try

 (băk′kŭn′trē)
n.
1. A usually uninhabited area inaccessible by roads or by regular public transportation: The hikers bought lightweight camping gear for use in the backcountry.
2. A sparsely inhabited rural region: "the lean-muscled, laconic hero from the backcountry who comes strolling down Main Street while the townsfolk point and whisper" (Daniel Coyle).
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Look here, Swiftwater, there's a crossroads right ahead, with lots of gates, but it'll take us backcountry clear into Berkeley.
From March 5 through April 30, free winter backcountry camping permits can be obtained at the visitor center permits desk each day, while boat permits and entrance passes will be available Monday through Friday.
Yet, even a short hike from the road or trailhead into the backcountry of the park and the surrounding area can put anglers into even better fishing, often in solitude.
We also note that backcountry operations--actually flying into the short, narrow, obstructed airstrips in the mountains--are a specialized subset of mountain flying and require additional instruction, in flight, not merely a ground course.
The Carolina Backcountry Venture: Tradition, Capital, and Circumstance in the Development of Camden and the Wateree Valley, 1740-1810
There is very little else in Florida fishing like staking out on a Keys backcountry flat on a spring day when the water is clean and clear and you're waiting and watching for schools of tarpon to come towards you silently and quickly.
PARIS, Rabi'II 09, 1437, January 19, 2016, SPA -- An avalanche in the French Alps swept away a military unit training in the backcountry, killing five soldiers from the French Foreign Legion and injuring several others Monday, officials said, according to AP.
Auto Business News-November 20, 2015--Jeep launches Wrangler Backcountry at Los Angeles Auto Show
Quirk is back in town after four years in Utah, where he served as general manager of Backcountry.
In his July 2015 Pure Bowhunting column entitled, "The Right Stuff," Hunting Editor Dwight Schuh overlooked one critical piece of equipment in his excellent summary of the important gear you should take with you on a backcountry hunt, and I'm surprised he did.
Corporate team-building activities are essential in creating a cohesive environment for your employees," says Curt Teague, owner and certified Backcountry Wilderness Survival Instructor.
has partnered with Backcountry Hunters and Anglers to help the organization in its mission "to ensure North America's outdoor heritage of hunting and fishing in a natural setting.