CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

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Winter Gear Guide 2009: Skiing and Snowboarding

If there’s one season when you need the right gear for your adventure, it’s winter. Don’t believe us? Try backpacking through Shenandoah National Park in February with a three-season tent and a 40-degree sleeping bag. Or go cross-country skiing wearing all cotton. Hitting the mountains during the winter with the wrong gear is a recipe for misery and potential disaster. But don’t fret. BRO’s 2009 Winter Gear Guide covers the full spectrum of winter goodies, from 0 degree sleeping bags to running tights to snowboards designed for terrain parks....

Morgantown, West Virginia

In the fall, being a Mountaineer in Morgantown usually means congregating at Milan Puskar Stadium to watch West Virginia University’s beloved football team battle it out with Big East rivals. But if your outdoor passions go beyond pigskin, this revitalized small city on the edge of the Monongahela River has plenty of options to whet your adventure whistle....
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Escape: Slatyfork, West Virginia

Slatyfork is the gateway to one of the International Mountain Biking Association’s Epic Rides. The 37-mile Gauley Headwaters ride moves from open meadows to a maze within the Mon’s tight and technical hardwood forests. A legendary highlight includes the lengthy Tea Creek Mountain descent. ...