Tag Archives: New River

Every season, nearly 40,000 people come to ACE just to go rafting. Many companies also come to work on their communication skills, leadership skills, trust in the group and other such dynamics. Continue reading

Posted in other adventures, Our Area, People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

On March 4, 2010, I had the pleasure of going on the first commercial rafting trip of the 2010 whitewater season. Continue reading

Posted in Gauley River Rafting, New River Rafting, Our Area | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Seriously, how could they name the second oldest river in the world “New” River? Continue reading

Posted in New River Rafting, Our Area | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

The Shawnee considered the Kanawha and New River as one great big river. They called it the Keninskeha, which supposedly translates to the “River of Evil Spirits,” or as some claim “The River of Death”! Continue reading

Posted in New River Rafting | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

I have been guiding now for 10 years and have had many memorable guests in my boat. However, one particular crew wandered into my boat and my life. Continue reading

Posted in New River Rafting, People, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

After spending almost a decade at ACE Adventure Resort as a guide, I have recently transitioned to become the Director of Group Sales here at ACE. This new position has afforded me the opportunity to reflect on the many experiences I’ve had here in beautiful southeastern West Virginia over the past 9 years. Continue reading

Posted in People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Volunteering while on vacation is not a new concept, but I am starting to see it more often in major media. What is it that is sparking more and more people to give up a portion of or their entire vacation in order to help others or our environment? Continue reading

Posted in other adventures | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Walking on the catwalk beneath the New River Gorge Bridge offers the chance to view the structure from underneath and the New River from 876 feet above Continue reading

Posted in other adventures, Our Area, People | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Despite a fear of heights, getting on the New River Gorge Bridge catwalk, 876 feet above the river, is easy, the sights below amazing and the trucks unnerving Continue reading

Posted in New River Rafting, other adventures, Our Area | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Hike the Thurmond-Minden Trail in the New River Gorge to find McKinley Rock, named because it’s profile was made by blasting the rock the day McKinley was shot Continue reading

Posted in other adventures, Our Area | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off