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Say hello to your new best friend, rafting the Gauley River. I’m sure you’re wondering how you can manage this with a crazy schedule and tight funds being a student. Continue reading

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Have you ever wondered how it feels after your first Gauley River trip? Below are direct quotes from a first-time ACE guest- Bob H. of Rhode Island. Bob visited ACE on the last Gauley day of the year (October 21st in 2012) . Historically this is one of our favorite… Continue reading

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Sunday I had a “moment of being” while paddling on the Gauley River. You know, one of those moments where all your senses are engaged and you just feel completely “in” the moment? Continue reading

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Anyone who has boated with me and been with me at the end of a trip knows I love to sing a little song about how excited I am to put on my cotton undies. I know, dead sexy right? Well, if you’ve worked on rivers most of your adult life, you know that there is no better feeling than putting on cotton underwear after a fun day on the river. Continue reading

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So, with confidence in my voice I said, “I do”. I couldn’t tell you much about our lines that day, but I can tell you I remember a few key things about my first day on the Gauley River: Continue reading

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The West Virginia DNR, in cooperation with WVPRO, stocked 1,500 pounds of rainbow trout in the Gauley River on June 7, 2012. The goal of the stocking is to enhance trout fishing opportunities in the Gauley River, especially in the remote canyon section of the Gauley River. 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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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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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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Whitewater rafting in West Virginia sets the bar pretty freakin’ high as far as vacations go. Why?  Because no one likes boring.  And vacations here in the mountains are the kryptonite of boring.   When you finally get some time … Continue reading

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