Tag Archives: Upper Gauley

I find a very serious defending R-1 champ Brad Atkins prepping his boat away from the crowds, and pauses long enough to tell me that he is more interested in staying upright during the race this rather than solely focused on the goal of winning. I think this is a smart line of thought as this year the water level was a competitor in it’s own right. Continue reading

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The West Virginia DNR, in cooperation with WVPRO, stocked 1,500 pounds of rainbow trout in the Gauley River on June 7, 2012. The goal of the stocking is to enhance trout fishing opportunities in the Gauley River, especially in the remote canyon section of the Gauley River. 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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The Gauley River is famous for whitewater rafting. It’s some of the best in the world, so the Big 6 rapids are pretty well known. But the cool thing about the Upper Gauley is that it’s actually littered with rapids. Here’s a rundown of 5 of the best other ones Continue reading

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Here are 10 points you should pay particular attention to on a map of the Gauley River. 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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After reading Julia’s blog “ACE: Fun for all ages! Even Grandpa” it inspired me to relate a story about Carl, a 76-year-old gentleman I took down the Upper Gauley some years ago. Continue reading

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When Summersville Dam is releasing and the Gauley River fills with awesome whitewater, not even a best friend’s wedding can tear this ACE Adventure Resort raft guide away Continue reading

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Gauley Season in West Virginia is ramping up with world class whitewater rafting and plenty of adventures at ACE Adventure Resort. Come play with us this fall Continue reading

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With so much amazing whitewater on the Upper Gauley in West Virginia, choosing which rapid is the best is almost impossible so…why not raft them all! Continue reading

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