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Bottom line: Comfort breeds fun, so gear yourself up right for your West Virginia rafting trip, or wherever you may be, and you’ll be smiling all the way down the river. Continue reading

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The big white water on the New River always gets the glory — water exploding over the bow as the golden sun shines through the droplets and paddlers scream with delight. And that’s cool. BUT, let us not forget the unsung … Continue reading

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When planning your West Virginia rafting vacation at ACE Adventure Resort, you are probably going to have a raft load of questions. To help you out, our knowledgeable staff answers the questions we hear the most about West Virginia rafting. Continue reading

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West Virginia white water rafting is a very cool vacation idea. But what does it mean to live it? We’ve asked a few folks from our current class of guide trainees for look into what it takes to be a white water guide out on the New and Gauley Rivers of West Virginia with ACE. One thing’s for sure: being on vacation professionally is not as easy as it sounds. Continue reading

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I would like to state for the record that I do not own a Snuggie. I do love the Snuggie commercial where they are all doing the Macarena while wearing decorative Snuggies, though.  Makes me wanna dance. Seriously.But that’s just … Continue reading

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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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There’s a popular misconception about going whitewater rafting on the Gauley River in West Virginia, and goes like this: everyone falls out of the raft. Not true. In fact, the vast, vast majority of people stay in the raft on both the Upper and Lower Gauley Rivers, especially in the Class V rapids. Here are 3 tips to help you stay in the boat.
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It’s that time of the whitewater rafting year again! Gauley River Season. Let’s get prepared for the huge rapids of the Gauley River. Here are 5 must-haves for any Gauley trip. Continue reading

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ACE river guide Steven Beach tells how Tug whipped his team of whitewater rafters in shape and inspired him to become a guide on the Gauley River in West Virginia. Continue reading

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Sometimes women seem more hesitant about the rafting and camping. So I’m here to boost your confidence with some tips and experiences from a girl who rafts and camps all summer long. Continue reading

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