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Waldo the Wonder Mule confesses to a shoe habit. Continue reading

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Waldo the Wonder Mule: “Yup, it’s true, ACE and the stables are my retirement home. See, the New River Gorge is the Grand Canyon of the East, but I got my “professional” start in the Grand Canyon in Arizona.” Continue reading

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Exactly one year ago this week I was having my first panic attack. My boyfriend, Chris, and I were unexpectedly unemployed. Four days later I got a response from my resume, “We’d love to have you work for us! We’ll contact you soon. – Brandi, ACE Adventures.” Continue reading

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Waldo? Whatever possessed Jeff and his staff to name me Waldo escapes me. I guess the implication is that I’m a clown, a jokester amongst the herd at New River Trail Rides.

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My grandfather is legally blind and 83 years young, but that didn’t stop him from taking on the Class I-III rapids of the Upper New River with ACE. Continue reading

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Once a full-time employee, my role has been limited in the past few years due to time constraints, though my heart and soul remain with the resort and its transformation through the years. I decided to change that, and hope I can contribute to the amazing lineup of blog entries. Continue reading

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On March 6, 2010, my mother lost her 12 year battle with breast cancer and my family and I were left with feelings of confusion, bitterness and immense loss.

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Here’s the lowdown on ACE’s Kids’ Camp: As long as little Owen, Tyler, Chloe or Sarah can make a visit to the potty on their own, they can hang out with an awesome ACE guide all day long! 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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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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