Tag Archives: West Virginia

Hi everyone.  West Virginia here.  You can call me the Mountain State if you want. Just wanted to talk to you for a second about vacations.  It’s kind of my specialty.  Anyway, most people think that, y’know, vacations in the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

An ACE guest takes time to write us about his family’s experience whitewater rafting, mountain biking, dining and relaxing at ACE Adventure Resort in southern West Virginia. Continue reading

Posted in Lodging, New River Rafting, other adventures, People, Zip line canopy tours | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

These are the top 5 off-river activities I recommend during Gauley River season. Continue reading

Posted in other adventures, Zip line canopy tours | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

The Gauley River and the New River National Parks have about 80,000 acres or so of heart-pounding, breath-taking, fear-inducing wilderness between them.

What would a U.S. Soldier have to say about that? Great place for a race. Continue reading

Posted in Gauley River Rafting, People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Here are five places you need to have a picture of yourself in. Continue reading

Posted in Gauley River Rafting | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Gauley River Rafting, New River Rafting | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

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.
Continue reading

Posted in Gauley River Rafting | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

ACE raft guides are well-versed in how to surf West Virginia whitewater on the Gauley River. This post lets you in on the secret. Continue reading

Posted in Gauley River Rafting | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Rangers from the National Park Service, New River National River visit ACE Adventure Resort to talk about the history of the New River Gorge. Continue reading

Posted in New River Rafting | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

The Ball State Whitewater Excursion Team visits ACE Adventure Resort in West Virginia for whitewater rafting and team-building. The crew’s adventures on the High Challenge Ropes Course was captured on video. Continue reading

Posted in New River Rafting, other adventures, Our Area, Uncategorized, Zip line canopy tours | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off