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lydia sitting in a hot tub gazing out into the beautiful mountains

GEARING UP FOR WINTER ON THE MOUNTAIN

We’re kind of in that short position where it’s still autumn but winter’s snow hasn’t coated the ground, yet, but we’re gearing up for the best winter season on the mountain. Plus, we’re open all year! Not just when the whitewater is flowing, and the...

Two friends climbing at ACE private climbing site in the upper New River Gorge with climbing equipment such as ropes and carabiners.

50 MOST IMPORTANT (AND COMMON) CLIMBING TERMS

All the words you need to know in order to speak cliff diving and rock climbing slanguage. from the "Climbing Dictionary" by Matt Samet, published in 2011 by The Mountaineers Books and with illustrations by Mike Tea - an illustrated historical reference to more than 650...

Crowd of festival party goers listening to music with stage show and live band at mountain music festival.

5 REASONS NOT TO VISIT ACE

1. ADDICTIVE PERSONALITY If you’re the type of person who becomes easily addicted to certain indulgences, ACE is not for you. Like a cigarette or an alcoholic beverage, ACE will leave you feeling buzzed and always wanting more. Save yourself the pain and misery of putting...

rafters tackle a rapid on the lower Gauley River in West Virginia

TOP 5 EXTREME RESORTS IN THE UNITED STATES

Here at ACE, we like to think of ourselves as pretty extreme. We guide extreme adventures, we have extreme lodging, extreme playtime, heck even our dogs are extreme. But while we like to sit around discussing how extremely amazing we are, one day someone brought up...