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OOR tv TS in the FIELD )o East, or at least east of the Mississippi. A few weeks about "The Changing West," I wrote of the rafting seems that the "revolution" has worked its way Virginia. While you may not see the rubber boats of every river in the state, you can see them on at whitewater streams. years ago was a sport for a small, exclusive cadre of in the West has become a popular pasttime for everyone from California to Maine, with some of the best, ater in the USA being right here in the Mountain rafting trips in this state were confined to the New new breed of outdoor advetturers are also offering guided the Cheat, Shavers Fork and Dry Fork. The following, as R COmplete rundown of every reputable raft trip offered in our SOme outfitters have established training schools not only for canoeing, kayaking, spelunking {cave exploring}, trail and wilderness survival. known of the rafting trips are on the wild and scenic Canyon of the East"--soon to be added to the Scenic Rivers system. Mountain Tours, Inc. offers three 1. A two-day trip through the Middle and Lower canyons outfitters provide four meals, a tram ride, all necessary guides, and you ride in large rubber rafts. 2. A through the Upper and Middle canyons, using rafters and escorted by a guide in a kayak. Four are provided. Minimum age is eight. 3. A one-day raft canyon. It's the wildest raft ride offered on the New outfit also offers a two-day raft trip covering the r from Surnmersville Dam to Swiss. The raft ride L $0 major rapids in 24 miles. The Gauley is very isolated, trip for the true adventurer. Four meals, equipment and A one-day raft trip covering 14 miles of the lower Gauley is reasonably priced, and special groups rates are and full details, contact Mountain River Tours, Inc,, {Tel. 658-5817). Headquarters for this outfit is on offering raft rides on the New River and Gatdey is rs Inc., P.O. Box 3234, Columbus, Ohio 43210. of the above group, but they also guide raft spring and will plan one-week family vacations rafting but hiking, fishing, canoeing, horseback riding also rent four-man rubber rafts to experienced river Outfitters Ltd., at Davis, offers their rafting mostly in guide one or two-day raft or canoe trips on Shavers and a one-day, 12-mile trip on Dry Fork, adventures aren't confined to river running, and experience you choose they include in their and instruction in the skills necessary to properly say they will arrange and guide one to seven-day rlist backpacking trips in the Dolly Sods Wilderness Area, and the Canaan Mountain area. They the Sinks of Gandy and to numerous natural caves. downhill skiing, ski touring, winter backpacking and in mountain crafts and {hey guide wildflower hikes and an the bogs of the Blackwater and other streams. You can and a brochure describing all they offer by writing Ltd., P.O. Box 325, Davis, W'V 26260 (Tel. 259-5117}. 215 W. Brook Run Drive, Richmond, VA 23233. Cheat also are offered by Cheat Whitewater and Box 428, Rowlesburg, WV 26425 (Tel. 454-9334 or begin with detailed instruction by a competent and You learn, and practice, all the basic strokes needed ia white water. & Mountain Trails also offer a 10-hour, beginner's by Paul Felton in Rowlesburg. There are physical and beginners and a minimum age of 18, unless students are sounds like a wild, adventuresome experience, and it port as some envision unless, perhaps, you or without instruction. Some rafting is wild; some mild. West Virginia are varied enough that you can pick float to a fast exhflerating whitewater ride. San Juan River in the West and it was a first for me as on board our five rafts (all teenage Indian boys), except Tours Inc. says, it'ts "the thrill of a lifetime. The by experienced men of the river, glides softly a boiling, pounding torrent that bounces from boulder the river were trying to throw the riders from her like it, and really no adequate way to describe romatic, inspiring; it is all of these and more." WELt SERVICE Pumps Sales Q Service GIL4NIIfG OUT ,Ye. 4624992 S MOBILE HOMES & 119 - 4 miles west of Weston selection of Quality Built Homes - 14 /IDES - DOUBLE rlDES MODULAR ON DISPLAY DISPLAYED AND LIGHTED -- Open Friday tit 8 p.m. '0f W.Va. Mobile Homes Association August 19, 1978 The Glenvllle Democrat/Pathfinder 5. PINE MANOR GROCERY N. Lewis St. Glenville EARLY BUY SPECIAL ON AMMO. 12 guage 3.95 Federal Hi-power 12 guage 4.10 Remington or Super-X 16 guage 3.95 Remington or Super-X 20 guage 3.80 Remington or Super-X 410 guage 3.65 Remington or Super-X .22 Long rifle shells, ctn. of 500, 8.96 We don't expect these prices to last longer than 31. , : if! The next time you run out of bait, hunt up a hot dos. It'll catch fish, as 13-year-old Jeff Montgomery of Glenville proved last week. Jeff hooked this 24-inch channel catfish on a piece of uncooked weaner [all beef; no chili] while fishing in the Little Kanawha near downtown Glenville. The lunker welshed 4 1/2 lbs. An avid angler, the eighth 8radar was using an ultra light spinning outfit and 6-lb.-test line. Fisherman reels in two trophy muskies from LK Purina Farmers Chov00s Friend We carry a complete line of Purina Chows Et Health Care Products, also a complete line of Protein Blocks, Salts [t Supplements. Custom Mixed Feeds DAWSON TACK Et SUPPLY Glenville, WV l 1 ...... I / GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGI00 Don Cox displays two trophy-size musky he caught in the Little Kanawha River. Don Cox of Harrisville caught two trophy-sized muskellunge on June 12 in the Little Kanawha River in Wart County, acco,rding to David W. Robinson, assistant chief-fish manage- ment, wildlife resources division, Department of Natural Resources. The first lunker was 41 V2 inches long and weighed 171/2 pounds; the second was 47V inches long and weighed 27V pounds. Cox caught both on the same lure. Robinson pointed out that Cox, president of the West Virginia Husky Musky Club, had already caught three legal-sized muskies this year. Robinson said, "To most muskel- lunge fishermen, one 40-incher is a treasured trophy. Two in the same day is fl very rare occurrence." Troy football meeting set All boys intersted in playing football at Troy Elementary should meet at the school gym on Aug. 23 at 5 p.m. New book deals with history of this region Mary Holbert EUyson, author of "Mud and Money," a novel about the early oil and gas drilling days in the Tanner area, has published her third book and once again has included western West Virginia in the setting for her story. "West, Always West", published by Vantage Press, Inc., is the tale of the Bloomfield family as they take their :overed wagon westward from Ninchester, Va., across the uncharted 'ilderness to California. Part One, 'Mill Mountain," describes the founding of the Bloomfield family and the building of their home in what is now the western part of our state. Part Two tells the story of one of the Bloomfield children living on the plains of the Kansas Territory and of their children as they move on to California. Born on a farm in Lewis County, Mrs. Ellyson attended Glenville State College, W. Va. Wesleyan, Fairmont State College and W. Va. University and holds an AB degree in Elementary Education. She now lives on a farm near Morgantown. Her first book was "It Might Have Been." "West, Always West" is ava;lable at the Country Store in Glenville. 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