Chris Colin is a raft guide, whitewater kayaker, active caver, and as Special Events Coordinator at ACE he manages, promotes, and executes special events like the Mountain Music Festival.

New River Gorge Wilds Trail Run Course Highlight
August 17, 2023 New River Gorge Wilds Trail Run Course Highlight

The New River Gorge Wilds Trail Run is coming to ACE Adventure Resort on October 7th. We’ve been working really hard to put together a challenging, scenic and fun course to run. In fact, we…

West Virginia’s Best Craft Brewers
August 14, 2023 West Virginia’s Best Craft Brewers

Grab a glass and get ready to go on a brew tour featuring West Virginia’s best craft breweries. This Labor Day weekend we have gathered a fine collection of local brewers to show off their…

Haunted Hotspots in the New River Gorge
August 8, 2023 Haunted Hotspots in the New River Gorge

The New River Gorge in southern West Virginia is a beautiful place with a storied past and an exciting history. From the 1870’s through the 1950’s the coal industry flourished in the gorge and towns…

You’re Gonna Get Muddy!
May 17, 2023 You’re Gonna Get Muddy!

Shoes tied tight and a can-do attitude is all you need to take on the Gritty Chix Mud Run course. From seasoned mud run veterans to first timers, the name of the game is fun.…

New River Gorge Festival 411
May 5, 2023 New River Gorge Festival 411

There is a ton of stuff happening this weekend so we wanted to take a minute and give you a quick breakdown on everything going on.

Mountain Music Festival Top 5
May 4, 2023 Mountain Music Festival Top 5

Mountain Music Festival is the biggest party we have at ACE Adventure Resort all summer long. Coming up June 1st – 3rd we are bringing over 20 bands to the mountain along with visual artists, fire & flow performers, vendors and more. There is so much going on that you cannot expect to experience it all. So we put together a list of our top 5 favorite parts of Mountain Music Festival.

Hope in the Hills
April 28, 2023 Hope in the Hills

Hope in the Hills is on a mission to end the opiate crisis in Appalachia. They have raised over one million dollars in their effort by producing events that help connect and grow communities of…

Protecting the Wild & Wonderful
April 27, 2023 Protecting the Wild & Wonderful

New River Gorge Festival is a celebration of everything we love about this beautiful place we call home. At the top of the celebration list are the organizations that work tirelessly to protect our waterways, rivers, lakes and streams. You’ll have a chance to meet these extraordinary organizations on vendor row during the festival.

Wild and Wonderful Yoga in the Mountains
April 24, 2023 Wild and Wonderful Yoga in the Mountains

Escape to the New River Gorge this August for an unforgettable yoga experience. The New River Gorge Yoga Retreat is coming to ACE Adventure Resort August 25th-27th. This retreat will feature multiple locations to practice and several yoga sessions to choose between. Our weekend gathering…

Get Colorful for the Cause
April 5, 2023 Get Colorful for the Cause

Get colorful for a great cause this August and support Hope in the Hills in their fight to end Opiate addiction. This 5K timed run on Saturday, August 5th will get you covered from head…

Our Best Ramp Recipes
March 29, 2023 Our Best Ramp Recipes

Ramps are an Appalachian culinary delicacy that we love to eat in the spring. What is a ramp? Ramps are wild onions that are plentiful in our part of West Virginia. Our chefs at ACE Adventure Resort are pros at preparing this springtime treat. Ramp it Up Festival on May 6th is your chance to experience our incredible ramp buffet at The Lost Paddle. Checkout a few of our ramp recipes meant to tease your taste buds.

Getting Gritty for a Cause
March 8, 2023 Getting Gritty for a Cause

It’s hard to believe it’s almost springtime in the New River Gorge. Spring brings summer and summer brings everyone’s favorite event, the Gritty Chix Mud Run! Do you like to challenge yourself while having fun?…