Definition of backcountry
: a remote undeveloped rural area
Examples of backcountry in a Sentence
he took a month's supplies and headed out to the backcountry
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A helicopter flew low, the sky hazy with the smoke of a backcountry brush fire, and Kern Valley rescuers combed the banks for signs of the missing swimmer.
Last winter’s Sierra snowpack is melting fast in the summer sun, and backcountry streams are running high.
Bullinger is a pilot and motorcycle enthusiast who owned mules and used them for backcountry trips, according to Byron Baker and online records.
Carlsbad Caverns spokeswoman Valerie Golkhe said it is typically advised that anyone hiking the backcountry trails of the park check in with park officials because of the dangerous weather and changing conditions.
North Manitou is known for the solitude of backcountry camping amid 15,000 acres of wilderness.
When snow blankets the range, backcountry skiers can travel great distances above tree line.
The shoreline was out of sight, hidden by a high ridge of dunes, and the relatively flat, utterly treeless plains surrounding us had the same lonesome beauty as the remote backcountry of West Texas.
Most Keys backcountry guides were fishing for tarpon, but there have been good catches of mangrove snappers, sea trout and snook in Florida Bay and Everglades National Park.
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