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I’ve always been intrigued by hummingbirds — enjoying their undisguised curiosity as I relax on the front porch of our house. But like most people, I knew next to nothing about why they do what they do beyond that watchful … Continue reading

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The adrenaline rush gave me a natural high. I went backwards on one of the lines. I even experienced a little vertigo and surrendered to the euphoria that was happening inside me. Continue reading

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When arriving on the South side of the bridge the excitement in me grew. There were people as far as my eyes could see. Final counts estimated 75,000 spectators from all over the world attended this year. Sponsors and vendors lined both sides of the highway — selling handmade… Continue reading

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2013 was the 10th anniversary of the event, and it was a night to remember. The VBC is a film festival featuring the work of the video boaters who film whitewater trips on the New & Gauley Rivers. Their videos are judged by a panel of industry peers in several categories. Continue reading

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So you are totally pumped to go white water rafting with ACE Adventure Resort—but you don’t know exactly what to do or where to go the morning of your trip. Here’s the inside scoop on pre-trip details that will simplify your morning and keep you stress-free for a fun day on the river: Continue reading

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Include items to help sterilize wounds and prevent infection.

Cotton swabs

Anti-bacterial cream

Hand sanitizer

Alcohol wipes
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In 1965, a California native named George Sappenfiled was a recreation counselor during summer break from college. He decided one day that golf would be a whole lot more fun if played with Frisbees, so acted on his idea one day and set up a course of targets for kids to play on. Continue reading

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Known as the “modern wool”, fleece is actually made from plastic (sometimes even recycled soda bottles). Available in a variety of weights, colors, styles and price ranges, most everyone is bound to have some fleece in their closet. A fleece pullover (again snug fitting) is ideal for a day on the Gauley River. Continue reading

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From family white water rafting to horseback riding through miles of trails, there are a large amount of activities to keep your family active and outdoors this summer. Take a break from work and have the kids turn off the television and begin planning some fun summer events to participate in as a family. Continue reading

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No camping trip is completely bug-free. However, with these simple tips, you can ensure that they won’t ruin everyone’s good time in the great outdoors. Continue reading

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