Category Archives: West Virginia Rafting

If you’ve ever rafted the New or Gauley rivers with ACE Whitewater, you might’ve been lucky enough to a have guy named “Devo” at the helm. Does that name sound familiar? Other than from the 80’s punk-pop band with black … Continue reading

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Wear shoes that give you ample room to move your toes. If there’s any significant pressure on any part of your feet, it’ll restrict blood flow and freeze your feet up much faster than if you have wiggle room. Even booties a size too big will keep you warm as your feet will quickly heat up the water sloshing around in there – whereas one size too small is sure to keep your toes numb in cold water. Continue reading

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Colorado and West Virginia are two of America’s best known rafting destinations. No matter which place you go you are going to have an amazing time. However there are some minor differences between the two. Continue reading

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Spring in the New River Gorge means river rescue training for river guides getting ready for the whitewater rafting season. Here’s a video account of ACE, NARR and Wildwater guides doing just that. Continue reading

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Guides and employees made the annual pilgrimage to wild & wonderful West Virginia to do a little white water rafting and meet old friends. Continue reading

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No matter where you like to go white water rafting — West Virginia, Colorado or Africa — some things are universal. Like Justin Bieber. And common sense rafting safety guidelines. Check it out. Continue reading

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Spring in the New River Gorge in West Virginia means rafting and zip lines. To celebrate we’re holding a contest for all you ACE-heads out there who want to ring in spring with a simple verse. Continue reading

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In case you were on the fence for your next vacation, here is the lowdown on some ideas you’d be better off avoiding. And we offer up New River Rafting as a sensible alternative. Continue reading

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With our first rafting trip of the season only 5 days away, Old Man Winter has one more parting shot and some knock out scenery. Continue reading

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Bottom line: Comfort breeds fun, so gear yourself up right for your West Virginia rafting trip, or wherever you may be, and you’ll be smiling all the way down the river. Continue reading

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