Squirt Boating
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Into the Mystery of Squirt Boating

An underwater journey with Jim Snyder into the mysteries of squirt boating.      ...from an evening with friends along the Cheat River "Squirt boating originally evolved from slalom kayaks. Racers found that if they let the…
Climbing in Colorado, 3rd Flat Iron, Boulder, CO, Travel, Climbing, Tara Smith
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Climbing in Colorado

A few photos from climbing in Colorado last October (trying to get caught up on 7+ years of photos). Tara's first time climbing in Colorado started on the First Flat Iron (direct route 5.6R). We simul climbed most of the 1,200', which is…
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ArtSpring in Thomas

Last weekend I finally slowed down long enough to see what all the commotion was about. We picked a good time for a first impression, as their Annual ArtSpring was in full swing when we pulled into town. I've never actually stopped in Thomas…
2016, boating, By Gabe DeWitt, Cheat River, Cheat three-toothed snail, flat-spired three-toothed snail, Friends, memorial day weekend, rafting, river, select*, Snail, three toothed snail, Three-Tooth, Triodopsis platysayoides, water, West Virginia, white water, whitewater three-tooth Snail
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Flat-spired three-toothed snail

Look at what Tara found beside our tent on Sunday night...the endangered Three-Toothed Snail! The flat-spired three-toothed snail is found only in West Virginia, among Upper Connoquenessing sandstone outcroppings and boulders, in a restricted…