Lost Wedding Rings while River Rafting

Dec
09

Lost Wedding Rings while River Rafting

I married into the Crab Apple Whitewater river rafting family in October 1992. We had a beautiful ceremony on a spectacular peak foliage fall day in the fields behind Crab Apple Whitewater. Unfortunately, I did not have my wedding ring re-sized after the ceremony and it was loose for the next six months or so. In the spring of 1993, I realized that my fingers shrunk a bit in the…

Massachusetts Rafter
Apr
15

Meet Whitewater Rafting Guide, Ryan Mooney

A born adventure seeker, Ryan Mooney grew up in the family business at Crab Apple Whitewater. He was eager to raft by age 5 and was kayaking the Deerfield River by age 7. From a young age, all of Ryan’s summers were spent at the Massachusetts base camp, participating in a sport that he has literally grown up with. As a little boy, Ryan eagerly helped out with gear before…

Whitewater Rafter MA
Apr
15

Meet Whitewater Rafter, Travis Heyer

A deep-rooted love for the outdoors and adventure is what led Travis Heyer to Crab Apple Whitewater in March 2010. He joined a new training crew in the frigid spring waters of the Deerfield, where he learned the basics of being a river guide. Days on the river running “Zoar Gap” rapid and learning how to rescue swimmers began a new found passion: guiding rafts through thrilling rapids and providing…