Tag Archives: Gauley River

a story by Joyce Cooper all about the very first trips down West Virginia’s Lower Gauley River, and how a lot of the whitewater rapids that are now world famous got their names. Continue reading

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Here are five places you need to have a picture of yourself in. Continue reading

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If you go whitewater rafting on the Gauley River in West Virginia, you’ll have to know 5 things in order to get down the river safely. Those 5 things are called Paddle Commands, and they’re what your guide uses to tell you what to do and when to do it. Continue reading

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If you ever get the itch to find out if you can cut it out on the river, we train new ACE guides every spring. It’s not easy, but it is rewarding, in ways that you probably don’t expect. Continue reading

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Yeah, yeah … we talk a lot about whitewater rafting and the Gauley River and the New River and stuff like that. But we really need to blog about rock.  Not like, “Hey, you rock!” (Though I’m sure you do.) … Continue reading

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It’s Monday.  You’re at work.  Again. But wouldn’t it have been better if you’d have called in sick to go whitewater rafting?  Of course it would have!*

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When you take whitewater rafting trips on the Gauley River, there’s one thing you always have to keep in mind.     Lost Paddle Rapid.

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It’s that time of the whitewater rafting year again! Gauley River Season. Let’s get prepared for the huge rapids of the Gauley River. Here are 5 must-haves for any Gauley trip. Continue reading

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Gauley River Season is officially underway and it’s hard to think of a better way to get it rolling for ACE fans and friends than the Great Gauley Blog Off. We asked you to give us your best shot and post your own blog entries. The categories: Rafting with famous people, favorite Gauley Guide, or Gauley-flavored poetry. And you? You answered. Continue reading

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Learn the basics of what Gauley Season in West Virginia is all about and why people from all over the world join ACE to raft West Virginia’s best whitewater! Continue reading

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