Category Archives: People

An Olympic Champion swimmer tries his hand at swimming the white water of the Lower New River and shares his thoughts. ACE Adventure Resort – West Virginia. Continue reading

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ACE’s Facebook friends love one thing, pure and simple: White water rafting on West Virginia’s best rivers. Here are the ten most popular Facebook posts from 2011. Continue reading

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Even though the holiday season is full steam ahead, we still have one foot outdoors. And as we prepare to greet the day, we hold in our minds an image of what the perfect world might look like. Continue reading

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There’s something visceral about strapping on a helmet, bracing your feet in the raft and digging deep into the Gauley River with your paddle. Just watch David Hall explain. This is his story. 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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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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For some schools, like the Montessori school from Virginia that visited this summer, ACE is the perfect adventure. Continue reading

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When was the last time you spent a day with strangers only to become friends by day’s end? That’s what ACE adventures do – they make better friends out of best friends and friends out of strangers. Continue reading

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West Virginia white water 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 out on the New and Gauley Rivers of West Virginia with ACE. One thing’s for sure: being on vacation professionally is not as easy as it sounds. Continue reading

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Carpe Diem. Seize the day. A stroke isn’t enough to keep one man’s aunt from her dream to walk the New River Gorge Bridge catwalk and reminds us to make the most of every day. Continue reading

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