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If you are driving south on Route 19 for your ACE vacation, adhere to the speed limit. Continue reading

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If you read Scott’s blog “Where did the ACE Welcome Center Go?” a while back you know that the old Welcome Center disappeared. We still haven’t found it, but we had plans to replace it anyway, it was totally inadequate for our needs. Continue reading

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During the 1870s, workers constructed the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad through the New River Gorge. The C&O was considered one of the most difficult engineering feats of the time; contractors building the railroad were said to have “buried a man and two mules” for every mile of track laid. Continue reading

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If you’ve been keeping up with our blog posts, then you are aware that ACE is building a new Welcome Center this year. With this building comes a new opportunity for ACE to blaze the trail for geothermal heating and cooling. Continue reading

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If you happen to be a regular reader of the Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine, you may have spotted the Spring Fling adventure getaway in the February issue. That was an adventure to the ACE resort! Continue reading

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Most of us have only been on the guest side of renting a cabin. You show up and everything is there, ready to go. But who’s behind the scenes making sure that your unit is in tip-top shape? Continue reading

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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

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On March 4, 2010, I had the pleasure of going on the first commercial rafting trip of the 2010 whitewater season. 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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Seriously, how could they name the second oldest river in the world “New” River? Continue reading

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