Category Archives: Virginia

Mount Rogers/Blue Ridge Mountains #1 Virginia Wonder

InRich.com reports that Mount Roger/Blue Ridge Mountains is the first of Virginia’s Seven Wonders.

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Bears No Longer Relocated to Mount Rogers

Living in bear country – a privilege and a responsibility Rappahannock News, VA – Jul 3, 2007 In the past, he was involved in relocating bears to the Mount Rogers area of Virginia, but this is no longer an option … Continue reading

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2006-02-22 Backcountry Accidents in California, Colorado, Oregon, Virginia, Washington, Australia, Spain

Accident reports as of February 22, 2006

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Arizona, New Hampshire and Virginia Backcountry Accident Reports

Here’s February 22, 2006 accident reports:

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Ground Broken For Black Mountain, Kentucky, Overlook

Ground was finally broken for the Hands Across the Mountain overlook of Kentucky’s Black Mountain summit in October.

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2 Treated for Hypothermia After Snow Catches Grayson Hikers Unaware

WXII reports two hikers are being treated for hypothermia and dehydration at a Bristol, TN, hospital after being caught in a snow storm in Grayson Highlands State Park. Temperatures were in the 60s on Sunday but dropped to 0 windchill … Continue reading

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11 Boy Scouts and 3 Searchers Hospitalized With Frostbite at Grayson Highlands

The Daily Press reports that 11 Boy Scouts and 3 rescuers were hospitalized with frostbite and hypothermia after being caught in a blizzard with subzero temperatures at Grayson Highlands State Park. Rescuers had to cut the laces off the Scouts … Continue reading

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$26.5MM Suit After Black Mountain Boulder Kills Toddler

The Washington Post reports Dennis and Cindy Davidson have filed a $26.5MM suit against the mining operators after a boulder fell from Black Mountain and killed their toddler Jeremy in their home in Appalachia, Virginia. The article there is increasing … Continue reading

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Photos of Mount Rogers Ponies in Snow

Blake Cicenas has passed along a couple awesome photos of the Mount Rogers ponies a couple weeks ago in the snow. You can see them at the Virginia Gallery.

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