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If you go whitewater rafting on the Gauley River in West Virginia, you’ll have to know 5 things in order to get down the river safely. Those 5 things are called Paddle Commands, and they’re what your guide uses to tell you what to do and when to do it. Continue reading

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The Gauley River in West Virginia is home to some big, burly whitewater rafting. That means Class V rapids. But what’s a Class V, exactly? And what are the Class V rapids like on the Gauley? Continue reading

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