West Virginia Sports & Outdoors

  • Slopes at Snowshoe in July
    Slopes at Snowshoe in July
    by Florida999
  • Ski Resort Snowshoe Mountain (in July)
    Ski Resort Snowshoe Mountain (in July)
    by Florida999
  • Snowshoe Moutain ( in July)
    Snowshoe Moutain ( in July)
    by Florida999

West Virginia Sports & Outdoors

  • Whitewater Rafting

    West Virginia lies in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, which are drained by hundreds of streams and rivers. Due to the steepness and ruggedness of the terrain, there are over 2,000 miles (3,219 kilometers) of runable whitewater rapids in the state. These rapids range from Class I (easy rafting requiring little or no skills or experience) to...

  • Milan Puskar Stadium

    Home of the West Virginia University Mountaineers football team, Milan Puskar Stadium was constructed in 1980 to replace an antiquated 38,000-seat field that had been used for university football games. Originally called Mountaineer Field, its name was changed in 2004 to honor Milan Puskar, the founder of Mylan Pharmaceuticals, after he donated...

  • The West Virginia University Coliseum

    Home of the West Virginia University Mountaineers men's and women's basketball teams, the West Virginia University Coliseum was constructed in 1970. The main architectural feature of the coliseum is its poured concrete dome. In 1971, the Pittsburgh chapter of the American Concrete Institute named it the "Outstanding Concrete Structure of the...

  • New River Gorge Whitewater Rafting

    We watched the White Water rafting in the New River, but I was too afraid of the raft tipping over and us getting smashed on the rocks to do it...but, I think we will do this next time. Some of the rapids in this river are Class IV and V. We did watch one raft tipping over in the area of the photo, just under the bridge. Water shoes, and stuff...

  • Skiing at Snowshoe

    Snowshoe was NOT what I expected at all. We drove up to the ski resort that was located miles from anywhere and found something that resembled a Disney resort .....I am not sure how this place got to where it is, but it sort of looked out of place amongst the rest of West Virginia. When we go skiing, I like to rent a house or cabin from some local...

  • An Old "New" River for White Water

    To really experience the New River, you have to get out on the water. With the help of any of over fifty professional rafting companies you can get down and into a boat for white water rafting. The NPS webpage says:New River Gorge National River includes 53 miles of free-flowing New River, beginning at Bluestone Dam and ending at Hawks Nest Lake....

  • Whitewater Rafting on the New River

    Whitewater rafting on the New River can be as thrilling or relaxing as you choose. The Upper New will give you gentle rapids, class I to III, where even children are safe to navigate. The Lower New is deemed the "Grand Canyon of the East" with rapids ranging from Class II to V. First timers have no fear....you will be safe provided you are with an...

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