When hang gliding or paragliding, you go where the wind takes you.
Get a taste of rock climbing—with no experience necessary—at NROCKS Outdoor Adventures. This story was originally published in the August 2017 issue of Wonderful West Virginia. To subscribe, visit wonderfulwv.com. written by Lori Kersey images courtesy of NROCKS Outdoor Adventures Picture it. You’re standing on a suspension bridge strung 150
Veteran photographers offer advice on getting good wildlife shots. To the uninitiated, photography is photography. But anyone who has dabbled in the art form knows portraiture is nearly as different from landscape photography as watercolors are from oil pastels. Wildlife photography also requires its own specialized skills. So we picked
If you’re searching for West Virginia’s most photogenic places, we’ve done the work for you. Happy photographing. Appropriately named, Beauty Mountain is just that. Nestled along the New River Gorge, this popular vantage point provides panoramas of the winding valley and its snaking river. This is the perfect place for
The Hern family has made decades of memories in West Virginia State Parks. When Russ Hern was old enough for his mother to trust him to go off on his own, he’d ride his bike two miles from his home to Cedar Creek State Park. That’s where the playground was,
This story was originally published in the July 2017 issue of Wonderful West Virginia. To subscribe, visit wonderfulwv.com. North Bend State Park helps nature novices take their first steps toward outdoor adventures. When Miki Gain of Salem turned 50 in 2016, she decided to start doing the things she had
This story was originally published in the June 2018 issue of Wonderful West Virginia. To subscribe, visit wonderfulwv.com. West Virginia’s world-class waterways are becoming recognized as destinations for stand-up paddleboarding. Birthplace of Rivers. Wet Virginia. The Whitewater Capital of the East. There’s certainly no shortage of sweet superlatives when it