Monthly Archives: March 2009

From mild to wild, Fayetteville Airport proprietor and pilot Chris Kappler revives Five-Dollar Frank’s legacy with biplane rides over the New River Gorge. Continue reading

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Get outside with the kids at these great West Virginia Locations: Hawk’s Nest State Park, Babcock State Park and Greenbrier State Forest. Continue reading

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We’re going to give 10 people free rafting on the New River for the next 30 years. All they have to do is submit a clever video wishing us a happy birthday! Continue reading

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Filed under: You’ve got to break a few eggs to make an omelet. We’re hard at work moving earth and trees to make ACE’s lake experience even better! Continue reading

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A railfan gets the railroad shots of a lifetime in the New River Gorge the best way possible, by whitewater rafting on the Lower New River. Continue reading

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A couple’s first geocaching adventure on Gauley Mountain in Fayette County WV becomes an epic test of will and the strength of their marriage. Continue reading

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Veteran raft guide Tug Chamberlain recalls what a long strange trip it’s been from Liberty University to managing ACE Adventure Gear in Fayetteville, WV. Continue reading

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C&O Railroad execs travel the New River to oversee the proposed route of the new railroad, marking the beginning of the end for river freight travel on that route. Continue reading

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Balance the wild spring ride of the New River with scenery of abandoned coal towns and the comfort of cabins and hot tubs at ACE Adventure Resort. Continue reading

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Getting down the New River in the 1800′s was a lot different than the experience whitewater rafting enthusiasts enjoy on the New River today. You can be sure the boatmen of old would have delighted in life jackets and inflatable rafts! Continue reading

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