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Whether you’re spending a weekend or an entire week enjoying the great outdoors, camping is a fun time for the whole family. From bike riding and hikes, to zip line tours and paintball wars… find a location that offers lots of things to do! Of course, while you’re becoming one with nature, there are a few necessities that are vital to ensure a great time. Continue reading

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Now that school’s out and the warm weather has arrived, it’s time to start enjoying everything summer has to offer. With summer comes heat, and with heat comes creative water activities to cool off. Listed below are the top three water sports to try out this summer.
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Perfect to let sit when you’re conversing around the fire or getting things done around the campsite, add some potatoes, veggies (carrots, celery, and onion make great additions), and steak meat to a large pot with broth and let stew for about one hour! Continue reading

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When you’re embarking on a white water rafting trip in the summer, you’ll probably be thinking more about how much fun you’re going to have than about the amount of sun that you’re getting. But, if you’re hitting the river when minimal clothing is required, that can be a big mistake! Continue reading

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Check out this quick demo from ACE Adventure Gear Shoppe about one of the many fishing kayaks they have in stock. Fishing kayaks are a great way to get to remote spots on lower volume rivers and undiscovered coves on lakes without the same price and environmental impact associated with conventional fishing boats. Come ask Brad and Casey (our resident experts) about getting a demo for a day*.

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Colorado and West Virginia are two of America’s best known rafting destinations. No matter which place you go you are going to have an amazing time. However there are some minor differences between the two. Continue reading

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On June 3, 2012, ACE Adventure Resort attempts to break a world record of the most people on a zip line in one hour. The previous record was set in Germany 2010, standing at 122. ACE Zip Line Tour professionals, along with over 180 participants, are attempting to break that record. Continue reading

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On June 3rd, 2012, ACE Adventure Resort sent 183 people down our 204 feet zip line named “Sunshine Zip.” The previous record held in Germany consisted of 122 zips down a 164 feet zip line. Continue reading

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You just had an amazing Zip Line tour in the New River Gorge! Now what? Part Four of this series will teach you how to detach and dismount for the zip wire. Zip Line 101- Part Four- Taking it Down:   … Continue reading

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After enjoying part one and two of this how-to zip line series, you understand the gear and are ready to zip. Now it’s time to pull it all together. Part three will show you how to safely approach the launching … Continue reading

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