Category Archives: New River Gorge
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
As the ground finally thaws, flowers begin to bloom and birds serenade me each morning, my junior year of college winds to an end, and the promise of another year of adventure begins to renew itself. I couldn’t possibly be … 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.
She is born in North Carolina and travels north which is an odd thing for a river to do. So she’s old but she’s called the New, and she’s goes against what is a general rule of rivers in flowing the wrong way.
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
A light fog slides its way in and out of the river’s gorge, drifting through the trees and then down to the water’s surface. We push off from the rocky bank and drift as well, our path almost as unknown … Continue reading
Most Americans will leave 2012 remembering the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and the huge impact on WV. However for most West Virginians, the word Derecho Continue reading
Spring in the New River Gorge means river rescue training for river guides getting ready for the whitewater rafting season. Here’s a video account of ACE, NARR and Wildwater guides doing just that. Continue reading
Building trails or rafting at ACE Adventure Resort in West Virginia, rain or shine, adventure vacations are a state of mind. Continue reading