Monthly Archives: July 2011

The new 50-foot tower for Terminal Velocity, our new 800-foot zip line, went up this past week with the help of a crane, concrete and construction workers. This West Virginia Zip Line update is brought to you by the letter C. Continue reading

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Since we unveiled our zip line tour along the rim of the New River Gorge in West Virginia, the number of smiling faces at ACE increased by a factor of 10*. But we haven’t stopped there. Here is a sneak peak at the 800-foot zip line in the works: Continue reading

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26 2-person teams from as far as Arizona and as close as Parkersburg, West Virginia squared off in the 3rd Annual Big Air Competition at ACE Adventure Resort to see who could get the highest launch over ACE Lake. Continue reading

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Scream like that anywhere else — at work, the grocery store, the library — and people will look at you as if you’ve completely lost it. But out here, along the rim of the New River Gorge, we encourage the primal scream because sometimes you’ve just got to let it out. Continue reading

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For some schools, like the Montessori school from Virginia that visited this summer, ACE is the perfect adventure. Continue reading

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If you’re going white water rafting on the New River in West Virginia, you want to know what’s waiting for you. Here’s the lowdown on the top 5 rapids … Continue reading

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Flying through the trees isn’t just for Tarzan anymore. And you don’t have to travel to the jungle to do it. All it takes is a trip to southern West Virginia, where we have perfected the art of traveling from tree to tree with zip line tours. And we’re willing to bet that you’ll move faster than Tarzan ever did. Continue reading

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Duckies are quite possibly the coolest thing to happen to rafting since the self-bailing boat (which is a real thing, BTW–ask your guide). Continue reading

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We’ve planted a tomato garden right in our backyard just like West Virginians have done for generations. To give you an idea just how homegrown this produce is, Ernie Kincaid, our Vice President and local heavy machinery operator, started the tomato seedlings right in his kitchen this spring. Continue reading

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