Category Archives: West Virginia Rafting

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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Valentine’s Day lurks just two weeks away and, like most people, there’s a good chance that you haven’t given much thought or are having trouble deciding on something to make this year’s Valentine’s Day special. We can just feel the anxiety ratchet up a notch as you read this. Don’t worry, ACE Adventure Resort is here to help. 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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The big white water on the New River always gets the glory — water exploding over the bow as the golden sun shines through the droplets and paddlers scream with delight. And that’s cool. BUT, let us not forget the unsung … 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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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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Sometimes you just can’t get enough of a good thing — like rafting the Gauley. Just the idea of it sticks in your mind long after your trip is over and you carry it around with you in your waking hours. Jeff Fischgrund knows what we mean. This is his story Continue reading

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Those of you who’ve rafted beneath the bridge know how spectacular the view can be from other vantage points. Here’s the insider information on the best ways to the see the New River Gorge Bridge. Continue reading

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Your river guide is the number one variable that makes your Gauley trip (or any other rafting trip, for that matter) a success. Your guide is the font from which all river knowledge flows, your captain in the maelstrom. But they weren’t born that way. 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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