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Remember that the river is always changing and every time you raft, it’s just as exciting as your first. Plus, after you tell your vacation stories (and they are cooler than everyone else’s) we are positive that your friends and family will want to come along on your next visit. Continue reading

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Hopefully this helps those who will be shooting some white water with a Go Pro Camera on their next rafting trip. I only covered the basics, but they are a good foundation to build on. Continue reading

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Wear shoes that give you ample room to move your toes. If there’s any significant pressure on any part of your feet, it’ll restrict blood flow and freeze your feet up much faster than if you have wiggle room. Even booties a size too big will keep you warm as your feet will quickly heat up the water sloshing around in there – whereas one size too small is sure to keep your toes numb in cold water. Continue reading

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You are busy soaring through the trees on the zip line or breaking huge waves on the river, that when you see the majestic wildlife that has made its home in the gorge, you are taken by surprise. We aren’t talking deer and sweet little chipmunks. Continue reading

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Flow is the feeling you obtain after accomplishing a high adventure activity. In a sense, it can be related to nirvana or enlightenment. When a guest comes to ACE, they are often doing what they perceive to be a high-risk activity. Continue reading

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The “hits” (hydraulics) you receive on the Lower Gauley do not disappoint. A class 3 or 4 rapid on the Lower Gauley can feel bigger than on the New River. With every rapid, you are reminded that the Gauley is a totally different game and it’s more than exciting. Continue reading

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What does a rapid class really mean anyway? After spending much of my summer at ACE Adventure Resort white water rafting, I have learned to not judge a rapid by its class. If you have ever been rafting, you will … Continue reading

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He laughed when his liason and I spoke about all the rain. Think about being from Egypt and hearing two West Virginian’s talk about all the rain this summer… too funny. Continue reading

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So you are totally pumped to go white water rafting with ACE Adventure Resort—but you don’t know exactly what to do or where to go the morning of your trip. Here’s the inside scoop on pre-trip details that will simplify your morning and keep you stress-free for a fun day on the river: Continue reading

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What kind of adventure can teach team bonding and simultaneously make you look like a mud dwelling creature? None other than the Mud Obstacle course offered here at ACE. Continue reading

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