Outdoor Gear

Boating, rafting, hiking, climbing and biking are some of the main draws to our little gem of a town, Ohiopyle, PA. Winter brings a different flavor of adventure! It offers visitors a different feel, from a quiet place to get away or a...

We might be warming up a bit here in Ohiopyle from last week's deep freeze, but it's still winter so it is crucial to have the proper gear to stay warm.  Growing up in Wisconsin exposed me to brutal cold temps to the point where...

March 22 - spring in Ohiopyle!Levels are good on the Yough Tributaries while the big river is a little high. Color is pretty green and little snow remains to melt. Water temps are presently running 36-38 degrees in most areas.HatchesSpring has arrived and the hatches...

It's been in the single digits for the past week here. A couple days ago, we got hit with eight inches of fluffy snow.And that made everything real pretty. The sun came out and it was clear and cold, but I was nice and warm...

Some people, like Amanda here, set their bikes up for winter by covering them with junk in the corner of the garage. But she also bundles up with a puffy sweater and ski hat before she steps inside to use the computer.So the following winter...

Winter Sun?  YES!! If you live anywhere near Ohiopyle, you might not recognize this big glowing ball: It's the sun. And it's shining. Finally. And it's supposed to keep shining all weekend long. 66 degrees on Sunday. Shorts and sandals weather! After a week of freezing hurricane drizzle, that's going to feel awesome....

Hexagenia Limbata, is emerging from the Youghiogheny near Ohiopyle, the highly sought and near mythical bug is a real treat to witness.This is one of the largest Mayflys in North America and one of the most widespread, found from the Pacific to the Atlantic.  The...