Monthly Archives: October 2010

These are the top 5 off-river activities I recommend during Gauley River season. Continue reading

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Its time to let loose and ride ATVs on off-road trails, huh? Here’s a few lowdown tips to help you though your adventure. Continue reading

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The Gauley River and the New River National Parks have about 80,000 acres or so of heart-pounding, breath-taking, fear-inducing wilderness between them.

What would a U.S. Soldier have to say about that? Great place for a race. Continue reading

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Here are five places you need to have a picture of yourself in. Continue reading

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If you go whitewater rafting on the Gauley River in West Virginia, you’ll have to know 5 things in order to get down the river safely. Those 5 things are called Paddle Commands, and they’re what your guide uses to tell you what to do and when to do it. Continue reading

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Rock climbing with ACE in the New River Gorge Region of West Virginia probably is exactly what you think it is. Beautiful. Challenging. Fun. Continue reading

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There’s a popular misconception about going whitewater rafting on the Gauley River in West Virginia, and goes like this: everyone falls out of the raft. Not true. In fact, the vast, vast majority of people stay in the raft on both the Upper and Lower Gauley Rivers, especially in the Class V rapids. Here are 3 tips to help you stay in the boat.
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If you ever get the itch to find out if you can cut it out on the river, we train new ACE guides every spring. It’s not easy, but it is rewarding, in ways that you probably don’t expect. Continue reading

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Yeah, yeah … we talk a lot about whitewater rafting and the Gauley River and the New River and stuff like that. But we really need to blog about rock.  Not like, “Hey, you rock!” (Though I’m sure you do.) … Continue reading

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