Author Archives: Rick Bayes

Seriously, how could they name the second oldest river in the world “New” River? Continue reading

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A “mountaintop Stonehenge that baffles archeologist…” is located 16 miles north-northwest of ACE Adventure Resort. The massive stone walls, a gigantic compound, of Armstrong Mountain have puzzled archeologists since the 1880s. Continue reading

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For more than 20,000 years, people have visited the New River Gorge area. ACE Adventure Resort’s 1,500 acres is situated at a key, natural migratory route that was no doubt visited and used by these early people. Continue reading

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If you’ve never experienced our Zip-Line Canopy Tour before, you really should. It is one of our most popular and thrilling adventures that the whole family can enjoy. Continue reading

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Walking on the catwalk beneath the New River Gorge Bridge offers the chance to view the structure from underneath and the New River from 876 feet above Continue reading

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U.S. military gear up to take on the grueling 9th Annual Wilderness Challenge hosted by ACE Adventure Resort in the New River Gorge of West Virginia Continue reading

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After a whitewater rafting trip at ACE Adventure Resort, we often are asked if it is okay to tip your guide. Short answer: yes. The long answer is more nuanced Continue reading

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Veteran guide offers tips on how to choose the best paddlers for a ACE Adventure Resort’s Whitewater Rumble, a whitewater raft race on the Lower Gauley in WV Continue reading

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If you think you have the ultimate whitewater rafting crew, sign them up for ACE’s inaugural Whitewater Rumble race on the Lower Gauley River in West Virginia Continue reading

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The owners at ACE never rest, working to provide you with the best vacation experience. Now they want your suggestions about what should come next Continue reading

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