Category Archives: Gauley River Rafting

ACE’s Facebook friends love one thing, pure and simple: White water rafting on West Virginia’s best rivers. Here are the ten most popular Facebook posts from 2011. Continue reading

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You can be assured we will be doing everything we can to fulfill our resolutions and if you’d like to jump on the bandwagon, well, there’s plenty of room. Continue reading

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There’s something visceral about strapping on a helmet, bracing your feet in the raft and digging deep into the Gauley River with your paddle. Just watch David Hall explain. This is his story. Continue reading

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Sometimes you just can’t get enough of a good thing — like rafting the Gauley. Just the idea of it sticks in your mind long after your trip is over and you carry it around with you in your waking hours. Jeff Fischgrund knows what we mean. This is his story Continue reading

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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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The Gauley gets under your skin. Some days you’d swear it was flowing in your veins the same way it flows through the mountains of West Virginia. Clay Wright knows. He’s been at it for almost thirty years. This is his story.
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Everyone’s always talking about what to bring on your Gauley rafting trip, what to wear, what to eat, how to behave and so on. What about what not to bring? Continue reading

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If you miss our new cornbread salad on your rafting trip, no need to fret. We’re sharing the recipe so you could try it at home. Continue reading

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Gauley Season 2011 is upon us and for those of you who’ve been before you know what that means – ACE’s Annual Surfin’ Sunday Contest. Continue reading

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Rafting the Gauley? Sure, be on your game for the the big, name brand rapids, but don’t zone out on those stretches of white water in between. Check out this list of 5 sleeper rapids to find out why. Continue reading

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