Back Country is committed to high-quality gear at the best possible prices.
If you’re a student or a member of a local outdoor club, law enforcement, military, fire, rescue… let us know and we’ll be happy to apply a discount when you shop with us!
New River Paddle Fishing Tournament (NRPFT)
Annual Fishing Tournament on the New River
Join us for our annual catch, photo, and release paddle fishing tournament!
Hosted each year on the beautiful New River near Blacksburg, Virginia, this grassroots event began in 2009. Brought to you by Back Country Ski & Sport and Montgomery County Parks and Recreation, tournament proceeds go to the New River Conservancy.
Tournament Sign Up
NRPFT is held each summer, usually late-July.
Try Before You Buy!
Second Saturday of the Summer months (May-August), see our facebook events for exact times and locations.
Come and test the year’s latest models, PFDs and paddles provided!
Annual Roanoke Valley Snowsports Swap
Seasonal Clearance and Used Gear Swap Salem
Our annual winter-gear clearance event, usually in November, where we sell used gear, offer some major deals and provide space for anyone to come out and swap their gear with others.
Everyone is invited to participate and you can also get great deals on lift-tickets from participating local resorts. Visit our store or follow us on Facebook to get the deets when this event approaches.