PHOTO SPREAD: TEAM RIVER RUNNERS ON WESTWATER CANYON pics by John W. Mitchell

These pictures were snapped by Mr. Mitchell while out on the river with Team River Runner, a mission he wrote about in the article “Out-Paddling The Demons- Team River Runner Westwater Trip 9/26  –  28  2014.” Please enjoy the full article here at DBP MAGAZINE ONLINE, posted on 11/28/14.
John W. Mitchell is freelance writer on a wide range of topics from healthcare to craft beer.  He lives on south side of The Western Slope in Cedaredge, Colorado.  He is a ski and rafting volunteer with Colorado Discover Ability and he will publish his first novel “Medical Necessity” in 2015.  You can read more of his writing at http://snowpackpr.com/portfolio3
Members of the first Team River Runner and Colorado Discover Ability expedition pose for a group shot.

A vet celebrates his successful run of the first significant rapid of the trip.
Dave Robey, a Navy veteran with the national TRR office in Washington, D.C., watches a group of kayakers power through a rapid.

A group of Team River Runner vets take on a Class 3 rapid in Ruby Horse Thief Canyon.  Class 4 rapids were waiting for the group the next day in Westwater Canyon.

Sunrise on Day 2 finds the team’s kayaks waiting against a splendid backdrop.
 If your local paddling community would like to get involved with Team River Runners,  contact  Dave  Robey  at [email protected] r iv errunners.org   or   through their website at http://www.teamriverrunner.org/ .

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