25 Teams Will Rappel On Bridge Day™

Benjy Simpson, the Bridge Day™ Rappel Coordinator, has announced that 25 teams have been selected to rappel off the New River Gorge Bridge on Bridge Day™. Bridge Day™ is Saturday, October 17. Simpson says that, “Over three hundred rappellers will participate in rappelling off the New River Gorge Bridge this year. They will come from eighteen states, and there are two teams from Canada.”

This will be the 30th Bridge Day™ to commemorate the October 1977 completion of the New River Gorge Bridge. Bridge Day is West Virginia’s largest one day festival and is one of the Top 100 festivals in North America and Top 20 in the southeastern United States.

The New River Gorge Bridge is the 2nd longest single arch bridge in the world. It is the 2nd highest bridge in the United States. The New River Gorge Bridge is 876’ above the New River, the 2nd oldest river in the world.

Please visit www.bridgedayrappel.com for more information about the Bridge Day™ Rappel.

Benjy Simpson, Bridge Day™ Rappel Coordinator Passages To Adventure Post Office Box 71 Fayetteville, West Virginia 25840 304 574-1037 www.passagestoadventure.com www.bridgedayrappel.com Email benjy@passagestoadventure.com