Category Archives: Our Area

Most of us have only been on the guest side of renting a cabin. You show up and everything is there, ready to go. But who’s behind the scenes making sure that your unit is in tip-top shape? Continue reading

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Every season, nearly 40,000 people come to ACE just to go rafting. Many companies also come to work on their communication skills, leadership skills, trust in the group and other such dynamics. Continue reading

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On March 4, 2010, I had the pleasure of going on the first commercial rafting trip of the 2010 whitewater season. Continue reading

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During the summer, days off come around as often as a blue moon. A guide who isn’t scheduled on the river that day will talk to a manager and try to pick up an extra trip, a canopy tour or some hours helping repair rafts in the boat building. There’s always something to keep you busy at ACE. Continue reading

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On April 18, 1835, Richard Clayton became the first man to fly a hot-air balloon over 500 kilometers. In so doing, he became the first man to fly in West Virginia. His path crossed over or near ACE Adventure Resort! Continue reading

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Seriously, how could they name the second oldest river in the world “New” River? Continue reading

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A “mountaintop Stonehenge that baffles archeologist…” is located 16 miles north-northwest of ACE Adventure Resort. The massive stone walls, a gigantic compound, of Armstrong Mountain have puzzled archeologists since the 1880s. Continue reading

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For more than 20,000 years, people have visited the New River Gorge area. ACE Adventure Resort’s 1,500 acres is situated at a key, natural migratory route that was no doubt visited and used by these early people. Continue reading

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What’s so great about working at ACE? I’ve worked here full time, year round since April 1, 1989, a day I’ll never forget. Continue reading

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So this year, I have made a list of ACE-related New Year’s Resolutions. I readily admit that I have not taken advantage of all that we offer here, but this is my year: Scott’s top 10 for 2010. Continue reading

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