Category Archives: New River Rafting

Whitewater rafting is a very cool vacation idea. But what does it mean to live it? We’ve asked a few folks from our current class of guide trainees for look into what it takes to be a white water guide … Continue reading

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An ACE guest takes time to write us about his family’s experience whitewater rafting, mountain biking, dining and relaxing at ACE Adventure Resort in southern West Virginia. Continue reading

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If you go whitewater rafting on the Gauley River in West Virginia, you’ll have to know 5 things in order to get down the river safely. Those 5 things are called Paddle Commands, and they’re what your guide uses to tell you what to do and when to do it. Continue reading

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If you ever get the itch to find out if you can cut it out on the river, we train new ACE guides every spring. It’s not easy, but it is rewarding, in ways that you probably don’t expect. Continue reading

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Rangers from the National Park Service, New River National River visit ACE Adventure Resort to talk about the history of the New River Gorge. Continue reading

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The Ball State Whitewater Excursion Team visits ACE Adventure Resort in West Virginia for whitewater rafting and team-building. The crew’s adventures on the High Challenge Ropes Course was captured on video. Continue reading

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Editor’s Note: This is a Great Gauley Blog-Off contest submission by Darylanne Pearson. Darylanne wrote a poem called “River Magic.” Terms and rules are listed at the end of this post and your essay and poem submissions are being accepted … Continue reading

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ACE’s video staff is composed of a diverse bunch of boaters who risk life and limb to capture your vacation antics. Continue reading

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You can savor those whitewater rafting moments over and over with a cool video of your cool day. Continue reading

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If you’ve spent some time up at the Big Top and you’ve read my other blog on guide slang, but are still baffled as to what the heck we’re talking about, no worries! Here’s another small bit of the guide dictionary to help everybody out. Continue reading

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