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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Bridge Day weekend in West Virginia is a special time of year. ACE Adventure will take you rafting to watch from below as BASE Jumpers drop from the New River Gorge Bridge Continue reading

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ACE Adventure Resort’s crackerjack transportation team deliver busloads of eager rafters hopped up on adrenaline to the river to begin their whitewater adventure Continue reading

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