Category Archives: ACE Adventure Resort
Another advantage of spring rafting is that not all the trees are in bloom so you can see a lot of the old remains of the coal mine towns of the New River. It’s amazing how much more of the old bridges, coke ovens, company stores and rock ledges can be seen on the river in the spring.
Even makeup that says 100% waterproof doesn’t stand a chance with whitewater. Besides there aren’t any mirrors on the river. Leave the eye-shadow, eye-liner, mascara and blush at home and pack just the essentials. Continue reading
Due to the destruction of the West Virginia mudrat habitat, a protected and endangered species, the W.Va. Department of Thoroughfares and National Board of Parks have unveiled plans to move the New River Gorge Bridge, the most photographed landmark in WV.
Spring is on its way, and nowhere is the scent of its rebirth quite so pungent than when ramps come popping from the ground. Formally known as Allium Tricoccum, a wild perennial onion, it has a unique flavor and aroma that is reminiscent of garlic and onion. But that doesn’t really tell half of its stinky story. Continue reading
The Ultimate Race As we speak, 70 mushers and their dog teams have embarked on the 42nd running of the worlds’ toughest race. This year the race started in Willow and will end in Nome, Alaska. The course is 1,000 … Continue reading
What’s in Store… Winter continues to test us here in the hills as storm after storm pummels the east coast. However, there are many irons in the fire this winter at ACE. While the snow piles up, the staff at … Continue reading
Girls Gone ‘into the’ Wild…. Adventure begins at the edge of your comfort zone, some days my comfort zone is the edge of the walkway out my front door, others, it’s the put it at the river, or tying into … Continue reading
Bird Watching – Tweetin’ West Virginia Style… After weeks of snow, ice and cold temps…it’s a balmy 40+ degrees this morning. It’s the perfect morning for a long quiet walk along the trails at ACE. Except it’s not so quiet … Continue reading
A Taste of Local West Virginia Ingenuity The east is getting pounded by one storm after another, and the arctic air assures us that it’s full on winter. It’s a quiet time of year, a time to reflect on the … Continue reading