And you thought the AT was only a meager 2189.2 miles? Well, yes and no. There are actually thousands more miles of the Appalachain-Caledonian mountains throughout Canada, Greenland, the UK, and Scandinavia that make up the International Appalachian Trail. Personally, I want to talk about exactly 96 of them that can be found in the great......
Surfing stoke that flows out of the Rocky Mountain West.
We'll learn a lot more about both teams this week. Just a week ago, West Virginia looked like it could be the best team in the Big 12. But after getting blown out by Oklahoma in Norman, the Mountaineers might have to temper expectations of a conference championship. Show More Summary
Our Littleton farm sits on the west wall of the South Platte Valley, less than a mile from the scenic floodplain and several miles from rugged canyons of the Front Range foothills; within an hour's drive, we can explore mountain forests and alpine tundra. Show More Summary
SANANDAJ, Iran —In the far west of Iran, in a small region called “Kordestan” — a chunk of land clinging to the Zagros mountain range and named after the ethnic Kurds who inhabit this and much of the surrounding area — is the city of Sanandaj (formerly Senna), the administrative center of the region.
While those two are the favorites, UNLV enters the season loaded while under pressure to produce.
East and West Rattlesnake are two scenic peaks that overlook Squam Lake in New Hampshire’s Lake District on the southern border of the White Mountain National Forest. Moderate in height, they provide excellent views of the lake and surrounding mountains with relatively little climbing effort compared to the higher peaks up north. They’re also surrounded […]
West Virginia lost its first meeting with new conference rival Oklahoma State after joining the Big 12 three seasons ago, but has beaten the Cowboys twice in a row since then, winning as a home dog and as road chalk. The Mountaineers...Show More Summary
West Virginia on Sunday landed a pledge from Maciej Bender, a 6-foot-11 forward out of Grundy (VA) Mountain Mission School. “Maciej is a very special player,” said Justin Dempsey, an assistant at Mountain Mission. “He is 6-11, very agile, can handle it, shoot it from 3, and has a very high basketball IQ and skill […]
In a conference opener featuring two undefeated squads, No. 15 Oklahoma was able to avoid the upset bid by No. 23 West Virginia, 44-24, maintaining its unblemished record in front of a home crowd at Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. Show More Summary
The Sooners firmly established themselves in the Big 12's highest tier with a big win over the Mountaineers on Saturday. The early game of the year in the Big 12 was an entertaining affair, but there's no doubt that No. 15 Oklahoma was the better team after downing No. Show More Summary
Climbing The East Face of Montana’s Granite Peak In The Beartooth Mountains Location: Granite Peak, Beartooth Mountains, Custer Gallatin National Forest, Montana Type: Out and Back Rating: IV, 5.4 Trailhead: West Rosebud Trailhead Distance: ...Show More Summary
In a battle of two of the Big 12 undefeated, Oklahoma (3-0, 0-0 Big 12) is hosting West Virginia in a conference-opener that promises to create national ripples within the college football landscape. The Mountaineers, a week removedShow More Summary
The marquee matchup for the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy. The first step toward the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy will be on Saturday as the Air Force Falcons (2-1, 1-0 in the Mountain West Conference) heads to Annapolis to take on the Midshipmen of the U.S. Show More Summary
Since West Virginia joined the Big 12 three seasons ago, it's lost all three meetings with new rival Oklahoma. However, playing as underdogs each time out, the Mountaineers covered the spread twice. West Virginia and the Sooners open...Show More Summary
This play sucked for Maryland for a number of reasons. For starters, it resulted in a 41-yard touchdown reception for West Virginia wide receiver Shelton Gibson, which put the Mountaineers ahead by a score of 28-0. And it also left one of the Terrapins cheerleaders flat on her back after she was steamrolled by Gibson […]
West Virginia is obliterating the Terrapins today, as the Mountaineers are already up 38-0 at the half. Taking things especially hard was this Maryland cheerleader who bore the brunt of Shelton Gibson’s 41-yard touchdown catch: Read more...
The Terps head out to Morgantown to take on the Mountaineers. It's an inter-conference regional showdown when the ACC's Maryland Terrapins head to Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers of the Big...Show More Summary
Overall Activity Status: Overall, whitetails are still on a bed-to-feed pattern and can be seen feeding in hay, alfalfa, and other agricultural fields in and around riparian zones. Whitetail activity in the more mountainous, mid-elevation regions is still being found feeding in clearcuts, as well as mountain meadows. Show More Summary
"In the two weeks I've been on the road I've learned to be silent and reverent in the face of nature, to see myself in mountains and peel away the layers that tug me toward them, to feel at home in endless waves of grain, to become someone new in every new place." The post Wild Child West: Into the Great Wide Open appeared first on Autostraddle.