Experience the heights while scaling sandstone cliffs or lowering yourself down sheer rock faces on ACE’s guided climbing and rappelling trip. Rope up on some the best climbing of the entire East Coast, known for its high quality Nuttall Sandstone, the hardest of its kind. Your professional guides will be able to set up multiple routes, allowing you to explore and push your rock climbing limits. Suitable for first-time, beginner, and experienced climbers alike. Now with our new Rocks and Raft Overnight package you can experience both rafting and rock climbing!
Our Rocks and Raft Overnight Package gives families and groups the ability to customize an overnight package perfectly tailored to their interests. Spend your first day rock climbing and rappelling on ACE’s private climbing cliffs in the Upper New River Gorge! Next, enjoy a scenic guided hike to our new and private riverside campground. After your epic day of scaling cliffs, you’ll get to experience the magic of camping in the heart of the New River Gorge.
The next day you’ll challenge the Lower New River Gorge Full Day Rafting Trip! This rafting trip is perfect for families with teens or anyone looking for a more exciting rafting trip that is suitable for beginners and experienced rafters! Enjoy multiple climbing routes and learn brand new techniques!
This Whitewater Rafting and Rock Climbing Overnight Package is ideal for any family looking to step out of their comfort zone and into a brand new adventure!
Lower New River Rafting
Jump Rock: Experience nature’s high dive by jumping off this sandstone boulder into the New River. This is an activity only offered on full day river trips, and is a New River Gorge whitewater rafting guest favorite!
Surfing: Surf West Virginia style by riding the waves of the New River. This unique experience is only available on full day river trips.
Swimmers Rapid: Jump out of the boat and swim through a fun and splashy rapid, an option only available on full day trips.
Class IV+ Rapids: With two class IV+ rapids named Double Z and The Keeney’s, this trip is perfect for beginners and seasoned rafters alike.
New River Gorge Bridge: Lower New River Gorge rafting trips end under the awe-inspiring New River Gorge Bridge, providing dramatic closure to the most inspiring outdoor journey on the East Coast.
Riverside lunch: Let your guide be the chef and prepare you a delicious feast on the side of the river.
Upper New River Gorge Rock Climb and Rappel
Enjoy ACE’s private Resort climbing areas.
Rappel (descend a rope under your own control) 2 different lines several times.
Experience 2-4 hours of climbing on various climbing routes.
Expand your knowledge of climbing techniques with our trained and experienced guides.
Information and details:
The adventure overnight trip will start with your half day activity. When the activity ends you will walk to the riverside camp site. It’s extremely important you check into your first activity with everything you need for the trip, as you will not come back to your vehicle. Please read through the list below of what we will provide and what you should bring along.
Transportation to and from the river
All rafting equipment (this does not include wetsuits and rain gear, however if it is needed it can be rented)
Meals: dinner on day 1 and breakfast and lunch on day 2
Beverages: sodas, lemonade, water
You need to bring:
Personal toiletries (biodegradable soap, towel, toothbrush, etc.)
Change of clothing for camp, including dry shoes
Recommend you bring:
Jacket for camp
Optional items to bring:
Books, games, cards
Waterproof disposable camera
Fishing pole (fishing licenses are available at local sporting goods store)
Please bring all items to your trip check in.
All ACE riverside camps have restroom facilities. There is NO running water or electricity.
Please lock all of your valuables up in your vehicle. This includes all jewelry, wallets, money, or anything that you would not want to get wet or lost.
You will need to arrive for check in one hour before your departure time listed on your confirmation.