On her first trip on the Lower Yough, Randi learns that the guide books are right....running Cucumber is just like being flushed down a toilet.

Photo by Mountain Photo, Inc.


Though he did not swim, Mel was happy to know that there is a nice big pool just below Surprise Rapid on the New River's "Upper Gorge" section.

Labor Day New River Rendezvous, 1997.

Photo by:Whitewater Photography, Fayetteville, WV