‘Sky god’ chases state paragliding record 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Most West Virginians who travel south drive through the Big Walker Mountain Tunnel along Interstate 77 in Bland County, VA. Richard Gillespie wanted to fly over the same mountain.  He’s a paraglider, which means that he runs off of mountains with a “wing” (parachute) attached to a harness in which he sits. No motor. No […]

Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory

Nature’s Haven And Celestial Spectacle By Jonathan Eggleston, for RealWV Perched atop Peters Mountain, in Monroe County WV,  the Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory is a place of unspoiled beauty in West Virginia’s wilderness.  Once a fire tower, this location has been transformed into a sanctuary for migrating birds and a cherished spot for hikers and […]