Monthly Archives: March 2010

Most of us have only been on the guest side of renting a cabin. You show up and everything is there, ready to go. But who’s behind the scenes making sure that your unit is in tip-top shape? Continue reading

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Every season, nearly 40,000 people come to ACE just to go rafting. Many companies also come to work on their communication skills, leadership skills, trust in the group and other such dynamics. Continue reading

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If you’re not having a good time doing something that eats up 40, 50 sometimes 60 hours per week, what’s the point? Why can’t you have fun at work? Continue reading

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On March 4, 2010, I had the pleasure of going on the first commercial rafting trip of the 2010 whitewater season. Continue reading

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During the summer, days off come around as often as a blue moon. A guide who isn’t scheduled on the river that day will talk to a manager and try to pick up an extra trip, a canopy tour or some hours helping repair rafts in the boat building. There’s always something to keep you busy at ACE. Continue reading

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One of the best parts of any river day is coming back to the Big Top and watching rafting videos. With TV being a novelty for guides, highlight reels will attract more of a crowd than the first weekend of March Madness. Continue reading

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On April 18, 1835, Richard Clayton became the first man to fly a hot-air balloon over 500 kilometers. In so doing, he became the first man to fly in West Virginia. His path crossed over or near ACE Adventure Resort! Continue reading

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With the clock springing forward one hour, my after-work hiking season officially began this past weekend. Continue reading

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There’s one thing I want to get straight, and I’m just going to say it – I was in a sorority in college. It begs the question everyone wonders about, “What are you doing in the middle of West Virginia?” Continue reading

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Do you remember that tiny window of sunshine we had a few weeks ago? We in the marketing department had been hoping for such a day to take photos of the Zip Line Canopy Tour with snow on the ground. Continue reading

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