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Readers Pick Region’s Top Adventure Colleges

"In our annual contest we placed 32 schools against each other in a bracket-style competition and received a flood of online voting from fans of their favorite schools. The colleges were chosen based on academic curricula, outdoor clubs, commitment to environmental initiatives, and, of course, access to adventure. Ultimately two winners—West Virginia University and WVU Institute of Technology—tied for the top prize."

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Wide-Open and Wonderful

"West Virginia has a premier mix of outdoor recreation possibilities - so good, they can be used for the basis of the state's economic and demographic rebound. "

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