New River Paddle Fishing Tournament

Our Local Fishing Tournament on the New River!

Join us for our annual Bass & Musky (catch, photo, and release) paddle fishing tournament!

Hosted each year on the beautiful New River near Blacksburg, Virgina, this grassroots event begain 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 Details

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Kayak Demo BCski Blacksburg

Kayak Demos

Try Before You Buy!

Second Saturday of the Summer months (May-August), see our facebook page for exact times and locations.

Come and test the year’s latest models, PFDs and paddles provided!


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Roanoke Valley Ski Swap

Seasonal Clearance and Used Gear Swap In 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 scoop.

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Lyric Theater Blacksburg

Film Festival

Bringing Outdoor Films to the Local Community!

Each year, time permitting, Back Country gathers up contest entries from our outdoor enthusiasts and puts ’em on the big screen.  Share your edits, adventures, and skills – have some popcorn and win some prizes!

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Gobbler Fest

Hey Hokies, You Know We’ll Be There!

We love hanging out with our local Virginia Tech Students – meet our staff, get some freebies, and learn more about the area and the gear we offer.  Every year, we’re on the campus drill field spreading outdoor cheer.

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