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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.
In my bowhunting career, I've come to realize the term "backcountry" means something different to everyone.
In "Backcountry Flies: Tying and Fishing Florida Patterns, from Swamp to Surf", Kantner draws upon his years of experience and expertise to create a profusely illustrated instructional guide and manual specifically dedicated to fly patterns for these fish and includes step-by-step instructions as well as fishing information that will prove invaluable--especially to the novice angler.
The lieutenant who never returned from his backcountry trek on the Sierra High Route near Independence, California, on Feb.
For a guide, look no further than the Florida Everglades and those who pioneered famous and mysterious backcountry haunts that to this day, They still hold a special kind of magic for many.
In my experience, the community of pilots frequenting backcountry airspace, landing areas and frequencies over much of the mountain west has an endemic safety culture.
At Denali Backcountry Lodge, guests are treated to creature comforts in one of the world's wildest landscapes.
The book is divided into three sections: "On the Trail," "Car Camping," and "Backcountry Camping." Each contains useful advice for meal planning, cooking tips, a list of essential gear, and recipes.
RECENTLY, a friend of mine who likes to hunt far off-road by himself as much as I do asked me if I had ever been afraid or intimidated in the backcountry. Thinking back over my many wilderness adventures, I must admit that some have got a little hairy, maybe even foolhardy.
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