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Check out this quick demo from ACE Adventure Gear Shoppe about one of the many fishing kayaks they have in stock. Fishing kayaks are a great way to get to remote spots on lower volume rivers and undiscovered coves on lakes without the same price and environmental impact associated with conventional fishing boats. Come ask Brad and Casey (our resident experts) about getting a demo for a day*.

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The New River Gorge is just as fun in the winter as it is in the summer. What? You think we’re pulling your leg? Well, gather round the crackling fire on this cold January day and listen close, my friends, for here are just five things you can do that are awesome: Continue reading

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You can be assured we will be doing everything we can to fulfill our resolutions and if you’d like to jump on the bandwagon, well, there’s plenty of room. Continue reading

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When you break it down, a day of flying along a zip line, suspended above good old West Virginia mountains, makes it almost impossible not to have a great time.
But guess what? It can be even better. Read on to learn these five simple tips to help you get the most from your zip line tour. Continue reading

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The Gauley gets under your skin. Some days you’d swear it was flowing in your veins the same way it flows through the mountains of West Virginia. Clay Wright knows. He’s been at it for almost thirty years. This is his story.
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“Terminal Velocity” is ACE’s eighth and newest zip line. At 800 feet long and 120 feet high, that’s more zipping goodness for good for you. After that take a 250-ft sky bridge to dual treehouse platforms to parallel plunge rappel lines. Sound good? Yeah, we thought so, too. Continue reading

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Rappelling in the New River Gorge might seem a little scary at first, but with the right instructors and a beautiful setting the fears melt away and the fun begins. Continue reading

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Since we unveiled our zip line tour along the rim of the New River Gorge in West Virginia, the number of smiling faces at ACE increased by a factor of 10*. But we haven’t stopped there. Here is a sneak peak at the 800-foot zip line in the works: Continue reading

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26 2-person teams from as far as Arizona and as close as Parkersburg, West Virginia squared off in the 3rd Annual Big Air Competition at ACE Adventure Resort to see who could get the highest launch over ACE Lake. Continue reading

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Scream like that anywhere else — at work, the grocery store, the library — and people will look at you as if you’ve completely lost it. But out here, along the rim of the New River Gorge, we encourage the primal scream because sometimes you’ve just got to let it out. Continue reading

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