Category Archives: Gauley River Rafting

Yeah, yeah … we talk a lot about whitewater rafting and the Gauley River and the New River and stuff like that. But we really need to blog about rock.  Not like, “Hey, you rock!” (Though I’m sure you do.) … Continue reading

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The whitewater rafting on the Lower Gauley River is just as big as on the Upper (almost), it’s just not quite as technical. Lucky for us, the Lower Gauley is full of big rapids. Here are 5 that you might not know about …

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The Gauley River is famous for whitewater rafting. It’s some of the best in the world, so the Big 6 rapids are pretty well known. But the cool thing about the Upper Gauley is that it’s actually littered with rapids. Here’s a rundown of 5 of the best other ones Continue reading

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Here are 10 points you should pay particular attention to on a map of the Gauley River. Continue reading

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Here are a few telltale signs that you’re about to run one of the Gauley’s Big 6 rapids. Continue reading

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It’s Monday.  You’re at work.  Again. But wouldn’t it have been better if you’d have called in sick to go whitewater rafting?  Of course it would have!*

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The best part of the Gauley River isn’t the weather, the scenery or the rapids. It’s the people. Continue reading

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At some point on your Gauley River whitewater rafting trip, you’re going to paddle into a rapid that defies description. It just doesn’t fit the Gauley River Class V profile. No big pool. No tricky entrance. No driving for the biggest feature. It just means you’re in Iron Ring. Hang on. Continue reading

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When you take whitewater rafting trips on the Gauley River, there’s one thing you always have to keep in mind.     Lost Paddle Rapid.

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Gauley raft guides are addicted… to the river, cold-weather whitewater gear, watching trip videos and after parties! Continue reading

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