Author Archives: Katie Backus

Life is all about taking chances when you have the opportunity. Those are the moments you will look back on and continue to revel in the glory of it. Continue reading

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She wants to continue guiding on the weekend, and become a member of the National Outdoor Leadership School as a whitewater and back country hiking guide in Patagonia. Continue reading

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It’s one of the biggest days of your life. Why would you spend it being stressed out, jumping through hoops and participating in things that don’t even really appeal to you only for “tradition” sake? This is how Tammy and … Continue reading

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Hipsters sipping cappuccinos while staring at their macs don’t surround our lake. Here, the real hipsters are IN the lake, playing and smiling as big as the 10 year old kid next to them. Continue reading

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We aren’t known for our malls that’s for sure. Although we do have movie theatres, clubs, live music and a multitude of outdoor activity. I spend my own summers rafting world class rapids, zip lining, by the lake with my friends by day and dancing to live music by night. Continue reading

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Steve has spent 6 wonderful seasons with ACE, only taking one season off for chemo treatments. Coming back from something like that, has left him with a deeper zeal and appreciation for life. He calls himself a ”child of the world” Continue reading

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Can you name another music festival you can go whitewater rafting or zip lining at? Seriously, think about it- at any other festival, you get music and camping. Which is great, but we want to give you the most surreal adventure possible. Continue reading

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Don Wargowsky is this weeks employee of the week! Don has been “in a relationship” with ACE for 4 great years. Originally from Cutler, Ohio, Don now resides with us in our home among the hills as both a climbing and raft guide. And boy is this guy awesome at what he does! His love of climbing brought him to ACE 4 years ago. He intended to only work one summer with us while he was finishing his master’s degree in education, but one summer was enough to get him hooked! Continue reading

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ACE is so bike friendly that you can rent a mountain bike, AND have a guide take you on an enjoyable, scenic ride. You are in control of how challenging or easy going your bike path will be. Continue reading

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As the ground finally thaws, flowers begin to bloom and birds serenade me each morning, my junior year of college winds to an end, and the promise of another year of adventure begins to renew itself. I couldn’t possibly be … Continue reading

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