Tag Archives: New River Gorge

If you’ve ever rafted the New or Gauley rivers with ACE Whitewater, you might’ve been lucky enough to a have guy named “Devo” at the helm. Does that name sound familiar? Other than from the 80’s punk-pop band with black … Continue reading

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As the ground finally thaws, flowers begin to bloom and birds serenade me each morning, my junior year of college winds to an end, and the promise of another year of adventure begins to renew itself. I couldn’t possibly be … Continue reading

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Due to the destruction of the West Virginia mudrat habitat, a protected and endangered species, the W.Va. Department of Thoroughfares and National Board of Parks have unveiled plans to move the New River Gorge Bridge, the most photographed landmark in WV.
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She is born in North Carolina and travels north which is an odd thing for a river to do. So she’s old but she’s called the New, and she’s goes against what is a general rule of rivers in flowing the wrong way.
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You are busy soaring through the trees on the zip line or breaking huge waves on the river, that when you see the majestic wildlife that has made its home in the gorge, you are taken by surprise. We aren’t talking deer and sweet little chipmunks. Continue reading

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The first European settlers came to make a life along the banks of the New River almost 150 years ago. In it’s “hey-day,” there were over 20 coal mining towns throughout the New River Gorge. Once thriving communities, places like Nuttallburg, Kaymoor, Caperton, and Buery are all ghost towns today. Continue reading

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Most Americans will leave 2012 remembering the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and the huge impact on WV. However for most West Virginians, the word Derecho Continue reading

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So after watching Zip Line 101- Part One- The Harness, you are ready to learn more about the gear associated with zip lining at ACE Adventure Resort. Zip Line 101- Part Two- The Gear will show you what your pulley … Continue reading

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Are you getting ready to soar above the New River Gorge on the zip line tour with ACE? If so,  we have prepared a series of 4 videos called Zip Line 101. The videos will teach you to gear up, … Continue reading

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Spring in the New River Gorge means river rescue training for river guides getting ready for the whitewater rafting season. Here’s a video account of ACE, NARR and Wildwater guides doing just that. Continue reading

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