Known as the "Fightin Ninth," this pastoral countryside full of beautiful scenery is home to some of the country's most vital resources, including coal. The region begins in Roanoke, its largest city, and stretches over 145 miles down to Bristol and another 100 miles to the west at the Cumberland Gap.
Branch of YMCA offers outdoor activities for boys and girls ages 7-15 and senior citizens with basecamp located in southwest Virginia, USA. Program includes rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, rafting, caving and sailing.
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