Tag Archives: Raft Guide

Your river guide is the number one variable that makes your Gauley trip (or any other rafting trip, for that matter) a success. Your guide is the font from which all river knowledge flows, your captain in the maelstrom. But they weren’t born that way. Continue reading

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If you ever get the itch to find out if you can cut it out on the river, we train new ACE guides every spring. It’s not easy, but it is rewarding, in ways that you probably don’t expect. 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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After a whitewater rafting trip at ACE Adventure Resort, we often are asked if it is okay to tip your guide. Short answer: yes. The long answer is more nuanced Continue reading

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