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An Olympic Champion swimmer tries his hand at swimming the white water of the Lower New River and shares his thoughts. ACE Adventure Resort – West Virginia. 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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(Whitewater Rafting in West Virginia is awesome. And the more you know about it, the more fun you’re going to have. This is part 2 of bazillion-part series called, “What You Should Know About West Virginia Whitewater.” Each post will … Continue reading

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So, when you’re in the whitewater rafting biz, you hear some crazy stuff. Is this salt water? Will we get out back where we started? More. But seriously, “Why is the water white?” is a decent enough question, and it … Continue reading

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a story by Joyce Cooper all about the very first trips down West Virginia’s Lower Gauley River, and how a lot of the whitewater rapids that are now world famous got their names. Continue reading

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The best part of the Gauley River isn’t the weather, the scenery or the rapids. It’s the people. Continue reading

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Learn the basics of what Gauley Season in West Virginia is all about and why people from all over the world join ACE to raft West Virginia’s best whitewater! Continue reading

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Learn about the history of this deceptive rapid on the Gauley River in West Virginia and the secret styling your whitewater rafting run! Continue reading

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You can savor those whitewater rafting moments over and over with a cool video of your cool day. Continue reading

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Before the 1880s, the Gauley River was a completely different river than the one we raft and ducky today. It was most likely impossible to navigate! Continue reading

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