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At some point on your Gauley River whitewater rafting trip, you’re going to paddle into a rapid that defies description. It just doesn’t fit the Gauley River Class V profile. No big pool. No tricky entrance. No driving for the biggest feature. It just means you’re in Iron Ring. Hang on. Continue reading

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The Gauley River in West Virginia is about to change. White water rapids are about to become the norm for almost 2 months, and white water rafters are coming to experience it. Why? Because of the Big 6. Continue reading

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After reading Julia’s blog “ACE: Fun for all ages! Even Grandpa” it inspired me to relate a story about Carl, a 76-year-old gentleman I took down the Upper Gauley some years ago. 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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With so much amazing whitewater on the Upper Gauley in West Virginia, choosing which rapid is the best is almost impossible so…why not raft them all! Continue reading

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