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Have you ever wondered how it feels after your first Gauley River trip? Below are direct quotes from a first-time ACE guest- Bob H. of Rhode Island. Bob visited ACE on the last Gauley day of the year (October 21st in 2012) . Historically this is one of our favorite… Continue reading

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Most Americans will leave 2012 remembering the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and the huge impact on WV. However for most West Virginians, the word Derecho Continue reading

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Sunday I had a “moment of being” while paddling on the Gauley River. You know, one of those moments where all your senses are engaged and you just feel completely “in” the moment? Continue reading

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Anyone who has boated with me and been with me at the end of a trip knows I love to sing a little song about how excited I am to put on my cotton undies. I know, dead sexy right? Well, if you’ve worked on rivers most of your adult life, you know that there is no better feeling than putting on cotton underwear after a fun day on the river. Continue reading

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So to my delight (seriously, no sarcasm here), I was asked to go on a Night Zip Line Tour at ACE Adventure Resort to scope it out. My mission- report back what it’s really like to the team and to attempt to write a blog about it Continue reading

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So, with confidence in my voice I said, “I do”. I couldn’t tell you much about our lines that day, but I can tell you I remember a few key things about my first day on the Gauley River: Continue reading

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Many years ago I was told by a fellow river guide that you aren’t really a career river guide unless: Continue reading

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The West Virginia DNR, in cooperation with WVPRO, stocked 1,500 pounds of rainbow trout in the Gauley River on June 7, 2012. The goal of the stocking is to enhance trout fishing opportunities in the Gauley River, especially in the remote canyon section of the Gauley River. Continue reading

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So after watching Zip Line 101- Part One- The Harness, you are ready to learn more about the gear associated with zip lining at ACE Adventure Resort. Zip Line 101- Part Two- The Gear will show you what your pulley … Continue reading

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Are you getting ready to soar above the New River Gorge on the zip line tour with ACE? If so,  we have prepared a series of 4 videos called Zip Line 101. The videos will teach you to gear up, … Continue reading

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