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Even makeup that says 100% waterproof doesn’t stand a chance with whitewater. Besides there aren’t any mirrors on the river. Leave the eye-shadow, eye-liner, mascara and blush at home and pack just the essentials. Continue reading

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Due to the destruction of the West Virginia mudrat habitat, a protected and endangered species, the W.Va. Department of Thoroughfares and National Board of Parks have unveiled plans to move the New River Gorge Bridge, the most photographed landmark in WV.
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Spring is on its way, and nowhere is the scent of its rebirth quite so pungent than when ramps come popping from the ground. Formally known as Allium Tricoccum, a wild perennial onion, it has a unique flavor and aroma that is reminiscent of garlic and onion. But that doesn’t really tell half of its stinky story. Continue reading

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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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