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When you make your living on the river you understand the truth in the words of David Suzuki, ‘We all live downstream.’ West Virginia made national news last week as a State of Emergency was declared, when over 300,000 people … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Question: Is White Water Rafting Safe? On The River: Rafting is a participation activity.  What you do DOES matter.  Every seasoned guide has seen a guest take a much longer swim than needed because they did little to … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Question: Is White Water Rafting Safe? Starting Your Day Off Right: It starts with showing to ACE Adventure Resort up on time, an hour before departure, well rested with a clear head and ready to go.  Save the … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Question: Is White Water Rafting Safe? Safety is an important consideration in any activity, and of utmost importance at ACE Adventure Resort.  Statistically your chances of getting injured on one of our river trips are very low.  But … Continue reading

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The adrenaline rush gave me a natural high. I went backwards on one of the lines. I even experienced a little vertigo and surrendered to the euphoria that was happening inside me. Continue reading

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Sometimes hydraulics are safe to “hit”, sometimes not. However, you can be assured that your guide will always point these out to you, and if they are runnable will be yelling “all forward” as you approach. Continue reading

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When you go camping, whether it be in a pop-up tent or cozy cabin at ACE, you tend to eat the same types of food. Hotdogs or a hamburger, whatever is easiest to grill, perhaps beans and s’mores at night. … Continue reading

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What is important to remember about your tarp is that it should be strung tight enough to be sturdy yet still possess enough flexibility to bend with the wind to prevent it from ripping. Continue reading

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Are you planning a group trip with some of your favorite people? Struggling to come up with a plan that will make everybody happy? Well, around here we call that being a TL (Trip Leader) and it can be a daunting task at times, but we aim to make it as painless as possible, so here are some suggestions to help you plan a successful weekend adventure that will be sure to provide memories that will last for a lifetime!
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2013 was the 10th anniversary of the event, and it was a night to remember. The VBC is a film festival featuring the work of the video boaters who film whitewater trips on the New & Gauley Rivers. Their videos are judged by a panel of industry peers in several categories. Continue reading

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