Category Archives: New River Rafting

Some people want a scenic, relaxing trip. Others want a high-adrenaline, Class V thrill ride. And there are still those who want to tour the Gorge to understand more about our history, geology and beautiful landscape. Rafting the Lower New with ACE ties all of those trips into one amazing experience. Continue reading

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Sometimes women seem more hesitant about the rafting and camping. So I’m here to boost your confidence with some tips and experiences from a girl who rafts and camps all summer long. Continue reading

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The New River Gorge has always been a fantastic place for whitewater paddlers of all skill level, but the New River’s shuttle has never been considered quick and easy. Well now it is. Once again ACE Adventure Gear is hosting Wednesday Night Paddle. Continue reading

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Wondering what shoes to bring to ACE? Here’s what works and what doesn’t. Continue reading

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Lynn H. has never visited ACE, but now when she takes her first vacation here in Southern West Virginia, her rafting will be free! Continue reading

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Most people find West Virginia and its wilderness to be foreign territory, and have loads of questions about the area and the river. Continue reading

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My parents hauled my brother, my sister and I to the “middle of nowhere,” West Virginia, 13 years ago. Who would have thought then that I would be working at ACE? Continue reading

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Standing at our spectacular Concho overlook, you can still see the town once known as the “Dodge City of the East.” Listed on the National Register of Historical Places, Thurmond has a rich and incredible history. Continue reading

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Hanging around ACE, especially at the Lost Paddle or the Big Top Video Tent, there’s a secret language that permeates the air, the language of river guides. Continue reading

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If the river is running at “0″ feet – there is no water, right? Is that even possible? Not true when you are talking about the New River. We even run it at negative water levels. How is this possible?

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