FREE Winter Sport Injury Clinic on Tuesday, Nov. 18

With the fun and excitement that skiing and snowboarding has to offer, injuries sustained on the slope can ruin a great season free project manager.  Join us and Dr. Ethan Colliver in a clinic about common winter sport injuries and treatment. When: Tuesday November...

Boat Raffle Winner Announced

Congratulations to Jason Harless, winner of our boat raffle for a Wilderness Systems Tarpon 100 Angler! Thanks to all that participated; all monies collected for raffle entries go to the New River...

2014 NRPFT Results and Pictures

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 New River Paddle Fishing Tournament!  A big thank you to all that participated and joined us for the biggest Tournament turn out yet! 120 anglers braved the drizzle that lasted until Saturday afternoon for a shot at placing...
HUGE SUMMER SALE – Up to 40% off

HUGE SUMMER SALE – Up to 40% off

  All Summer Clothing* – 40% off (was 25% off) Sunglasses – 15% off All Ruffwear – 20% off Shoes** – 15% off  PFDs – 30% off Paddles – 15% off WITH BOAT PURCHASE Osprey Packs – 20% off *Excludes Rainwear ** Excludes...

Now Hiring at our Salem Store!

  We are hiring for full-time and part-time positions at our Salem Store Location. Back Country is looking for motivated and hardworking individuals who are passionate about outdoor activities. If you’re interested in joining our great team, submit an...

BCSki.com Review | Climbing Shoes

Pat Metheny with a quick look at a few of the basic shoe differences to consider when entering the vertical world of climbing. For more information on local (indoor) climbing: Roanoke — The River Rock — www.riverrockclimbing.com New River Valley — Crimper’s Climbing —...

Review | Costa Del Mar Sunglasses

Costa Del Mar Sunglasses are reputed by fishermen around the globe as being the most effective sunglasses available on the market today. Join us as Stephanie Hammonds provides a general breakdown and overview of the Costa lineup from our Blacksburg location to learn...

Review | Costa Del Mar Sunglasses

Costa Del Mar Sunglasses are reputed by fishermen around the globe as being the most effective sunglasses available on the market today. Join us as Stephanie Hammonds provides a general breakdown and overview of the Costa lineup from our Blacksburg location to learn...
Free Demo at Rotary Park Image Gallery | 6-1-2013

Free Demo at Rotary Park Image Gallery | 6-1-2013

A HUGE thanks to everyone who stopped by and joined us at the Free Demo at Rotary Park this weekend in Salem! We had a blast as always and are already looking forward to the next one on July 6, so mark the calendar and plan to come on out and play. Who knows? You may...

Jackson Kayak Cuda 12 Review

Kayak angling enthusiast Brad Morris of Back Country Ski and Sport in Salem, VA provides a bow-to-stern summary of the useful features designed into the Jackson Kayak Cuda 12.     “The Cuda 12 is the little sibling to the Cuda 14 and our best...

Review | Native Watercraft Manta Ray 12

Nick D’Addario of Back Country Ski and Sport in Salem, VA brings us a detailed review of the Native Watercraft Manta Ray 12. Expertly designed with the soloist angler in mind, the features built in to the Manta Ray 12 are guaranteed to make everything from...

Review | Native Watercraft Manta Ray 12

Nick D’Addario of Back Country Ski and Sport in Salem, VA brings us a detailed review of the Native Watercraft Manta Ray 12. Expertly designed with the soloist angler in mind, the features built in to the Manta Ray 12 are guaranteed to make everything from transport...

Review | Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120

Pat Metheny of Back Country Ski & Sport in Salem, VA provides a detailed overview of the Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120, one of the most versatile and popular sit-on-top kayaks on the planet. If you’re looking to get out and paddle or fish anything from the...

Review | Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120

Pat Metheny of Back Country Ski & Sport in Salem, VA provides a detailed overview of the Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120, one of the most versatile and popular sit-on-top kayaks on the planet. If you’re looking to get out and paddle or fish anything from the coast...

Review | Wilderness Systems Ride 115

Pat Metheny of Back Country Ski and Sport in Salem, VA provides this overview of a pioneer in the world of ultra-stable SOT fishing kayaks, the Wilderness Systems Ride 115. “It’s big-time stability and versatility in a small-time kayak. This new addition...

Review | Wilderness Systems Ride 115

Pat Metheny of Back Country Ski and Sport in Salem, VA provides this overview of a pioneer in the world of ultra-stable SOT fishing kayaks, the Wilderness Systems Ride 115 Discover More Here. “It’s big-time stability and versatility in a small-time kayak. This new...