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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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The Gauley River in West Virginia is home to some big, burly whitewater rafting. That means Class V rapids. But what’s a Class V, exactly? And what are the Class V rapids like on the Gauley? Continue reading

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For most of us, the off-season is spent looking forward to the next summer and doing odd jobs to pay the bills. However, I turn to literature. Yes, most guides can and do actually read! Continue reading

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Springtime means different things to each individual, but for me, it’s time to migrate to West Virginia. I’m back for my third season of river guiding, and I couldn’t be more excited. Continue reading

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My parents hauled my brother, my sister and I to the “middle of nowhere,” West Virginia, 13 years ago. Who would have thought then that I would be working at ACE? Continue reading

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Here’s the lowdown on ACE’s Kids’ Camp: As long as little Owen, Tyler, Chloe or Sarah can make a visit to the potty on their own, they can hang out with an awesome ACE guide all day long! Continue reading

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During the summer, days off come around as often as a blue moon. A guide who isn’t scheduled on the river that day will talk to a manager and try to pick up an extra trip, a canopy tour or some hours helping repair rafts in the boat building. There’s always something to keep you busy at ACE. Continue reading

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