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If you’ve ever rafted the New or Gauley rivers with ACE Whitewater, you might’ve been lucky enough to a have guy named “Devo” at the helm. Does that name sound familiar? Other than from the 80’s punk-pop band with black … Continue reading

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I should say that we moved here a few years ago from Maine, coming to work on the rivers at first, but then falling in love with the place. That’s saying a lot, because Maine is beautiful. But West Virginia’s beauty is more accessible. I drove all over the country and lived a lot of places trying to make up my mind where I wanted to be. No matter where I went, I just kept thinking about West Virginia. Continue reading

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he River Findhorn was running a bit on the lower side, owing to a slight drought, unusual for the Scottish Highlands. The Findhorn is like a miniature Gauley River, and is a Class IV-V river when it is in “spate” or running high. Continue reading

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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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In May of 2014, ACE was proud to show some high school students from Boone Career & Technical Center around our property and highlight what it’s like to work in WV’s Tourism and Outdoor Recreation industry. Continue reading

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