Looking Forward

John Muir once said, “I cannot wait to get this summer started with y’all!” #notreally We’re so excited to continue the adventure. Here’s what some of our guides are looking forward to.

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Rock the Park – New River Gorge National River

New River Gorge National River: Jack and Colton encounter a deadly white-water hazard called the meat grinder as they tackle Class V rapids on one of the oldest rivers in North America. Those Park Guys are exploring one of the oldest rivers in North America and one of the biggest bridges in the country. After that, they hit the crazy whitewater of the New River.

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Heroes of WV 2020: Libby Campbell

During uncertain times Heroes arise.  We want to acknowledge the Heroes of WV 2020.  If you would like to nominate someone as a Hero of WV 2020, please email us and let us know who and why. West Virginia’s Heroes of 2020 showcases the helpers, heroes and volunteers who are stepping up in the midst of the global pandemic to make their communities better places and to ease our path in these difficult times. In this episode, Libby Campbell talks about a years-long effort to mobilize a corps of volunteers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-99QQX8GVs

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Heroes of WV 2020: Tim Naylor

During uncertain times Heroes arise.  We want to acknowledge the Heroes of WV 2020.  If you would like to nominate someone as a Hero of WV 2020, please email us and let us know who and why. West Virginia’s Heroes of 2020 showcases the helpers, heroes and volunteers who are stepping up in the midst of the global pandemic to make their communities better places and to ease our path in these difficult times. In this episode, Tim Naylor talks about creating fun, interactive video projects for the whole community and the Fayetteville Virtual Talent Show.

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Heroes of WV 2020: Anita Stewart and the Fayette County Health Department

During uncertain times Heroes arise.  We want to acknowledge the Heroes of WV 2020.  If you would like to nominate someone as a Hero of WV 2020, please email us and let us know who and why. West Virginia’s Heroes of 2020 showcases the helpers, heroes and volunteers who are stepping up in the midst of the global pandemic to make their communities better places and to ease our path in these difficult times. In this episode, Fayette County Health Officer, Anita Stewart, talks about bringing drive-through COVID-19 testing to Oak Hill, and the effectiveness of social distancing in flattening

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Heroes of WV 2020: Kathy Gerencer and the New River Humane Society

During uncertain times Heroes arise.  We want to acknowledge the Heroes of WV 2020.  If you would like to nominate someone as a Hero of WV 2020, please email us and let us know who and why. West Virginia’s Heroes of 2020 showcases the helpers, heroes and volunteers who are stepping up in the midst of the global pandemic to make their communities better places and to ease our path in these difficult times. In this episode, Kathy Gerencer, board member of the New River Humane Society talks about their efforts find foster homes and forever homes for animals in

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Heroes of WV 2020: Jo Beth Stamm

During uncertain times Heroes arise.  We want to acknowledge the Heroes of WV 2020.  If you would like to nominate someone as a Hero of WV 2020, please email us and let us know who and why. West Virginia’s Heroes of 2020 showcases the helpers, heroes and volunteers who are stepping up in the midst of the global pandemic to make their communities better places and to ease our path in these difficult times. In this episode, HealthNet flight nurse and AOTG raft guide, Jo-Beth Stamm, talks about how the medical community is stepping up to protect us in the

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Heroes of WV 2020: Cindy Linkenhoker

During uncertain times Heroes arise.  We want to acknowledge the Heroes of WV 2020.  If you would like to nominate someone as a Hero of WV 2020, please email us and let us know who and why. West Virginia’s Heroes of 2020 showcases the helpers, heroes and volunteers who are stepping up in the midst of the global pandemic to make their communities better places and to ease our path in these difficult times. In this episode, Crysty Linkenhoker talks about providing free, socially distant exercise options for Fayette County’s most vulnerable populations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1VoGDMgmsQ&list=PLhwTNQYNWZQi1sZubT8SUZclnX1_9TM2p&index=4&t=0s

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Heroes of WV 2020: Wendy and Jenny from Cathedral Cafe

During uncertain times Heroes arise.  We want to acknowledge the Heroes of WV 2020.  If you would like to nominate someone as a Hero of WV 2020, please email us and let us know who and why. West Virginia’s Heroes of 2020 showcases the helpers, heroes and volunteers who are stepping up in the midst of the global pandemic to make their communities better places and to ease our path in these difficult times. In this episode, Wend Bayes and Jenny Varuska of Cathedral Cafe show how they’re adapting to their new reality by helping those who need it…and by

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Heroes of WV 2020: Jenny Becksted-Smith of the New River Gorge Learning Co-Op

During uncertain times Heroes arise.  We want to acknowledge the Heroes of WV 2020.  If you would like to nominate someone as a Hero of WV 2020, please email us and let us know who and why. West Virginia’s Heroes of 2020 showcases the helpers, heroes and volunteers who are stepping up in the midst of the global pandemic to make their communities better places and to ease our path in these difficult times. In this episode, Center Director, Jenny Becksted-Smith of the New River Gorge Learning Co-Op relates how a tiny rural Montessori school is adapting to the global

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Heroes of WV 2020: Cindy Chamberlain, WV’s Uber Volunteer

During uncertain times Heroes arise.  We want to acknowledge the Heroes of WV 2020.  If you would like to nominate someone as a Hero of WV 2020, please email us and let us know who and why. West Virginia’s Heroes of 2020 showcases the helpers, heroes and volunteers who are stepping up in the midst of the global pandemic to make their communities better places and to ease our path in these difficult times. In this episode Cindy Chamberlain talks about her long history of volunteerism in the face of catastrophe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6qRb5RtXYs&list=PLhwTNQYNWZQi1sZubT8SUZclnX1_9TM2p&index=9&t=0s

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Heroes of WV 2020: Cliff Sullivan and 3D Printers

During uncertain times Heroes arise.  We want to acknowledge the Heroes of WV 2020.  If you would like to nominate someone as a Hero of WV 2020, please email us and let us know who and why. West Virginia’s Heroes of 2020 showcases the helpers, heroes and volunteers who are stepping up in the midst of the global pandemic to make their communities better places and to ease our path in these difficult times. In this episode, Cliff Sullivan talks about 3D printing face shields for healthcare workers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsE0Vs0Ffbc&list=PLhwTNQYNWZQi1sZubT8SUZclnX1_9TM2p&index=7&t=0s

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Heroes of WV 2020: Coda Mountain Academy & Lauren Floyd

During uncertain times Heroes arise.  We want to acknowledge the Heroes of WV 2020.  If you would like to nominate someone as a Hero of WV 2020, please email us and let us know who and why. West Virginia’s Heroes of 2020 showcases the helpers, heroes and volunteers who are stepping up in the midst of the global pandemic to make their communities better places and to ease our path in these difficult times. In this episode, Lauren Floys of Coda Mountain Academy talks about what they’re doing to fight food insecurity in Southern WV. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I52rRSmtqGI

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Video Boaters: Then & Now

They’re the bad boys and girls of the whitewater rafting scene—and that’s saying something. But they’re also the hard working creative individuals who risk life and limb and then pull off an editing miracle to bring you your trip video. They’re Whitewater Videographers, AKA, Video Boaters.

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Heroes of WV 2020: Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley

During uncertain times Heroes arise.  We want to acknowledge the Heroes of WV 2020.  If you would like to nominate someone as a Hero of WV 2020, please email us and let us know who and why. Today’s Hero of WV 2020 is Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8trYglH64M

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The Wonder Years

There is a magic that happens when children play in wild places. They are full of a wonder and a sense of awe that adults struggle to keep in touch with. At Adventures On The Gorge we believe that family time is best spent outdoors.

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The Wild Ones: Jo-Beth

Meet Whitewater Raft Guide Jo-Beth Stamm. At our core, we at Adventures on the Gorge are nothing more than explorers who see in the human experience an overwhelming desire to seek a sense of awe. What more noble pursuit could there be than to help you find yours?

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The Wild Ones: Joe

Meet Whitewater Raft Guide Joe Catalano. At our core, we at Adventures on the Gorge are nothing more than explorers who see in the human experience an overwhelming desire to seek a sense of awe. What more noble pursuit could there be than to help you find yours?

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The Wild Ones: Bongo

Meet Aerial Guide Bongo. At our core, we at Adventures on the Gorge are nothing more than explorers who see in the human experience an overwhelming desire to seek a sense of awe. What more noble pursuit could there be than to help you find yours?

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The Wild Ones: An Origin Story

At our core, we at Adventures on the Gorge are nothing more than explorers who see in the human experience an overwhelming desire to seek a sense of awe. What more noble pursuit could there be than to help you find yours?

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The Gauley Trip

At Adventures On The Gorge, we believe that getting outside with friends is the best way to reconnect. Jared and his buddies have been coming on the Gauley River Overnight for their annual reunion for 14 years.

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Generations

How do you get a grandparent and teenager to connect? Take them beyond sharing memories and have them actually share experiences outdoors away from their video games, social media, and TV. That’s the bet Jennifer made when she decided to host her multigenerational family reunion in West Virginia at the New River Gorge. Between whitewater rafting, rock climbing, zip lining and evenings around the campfire they had days packed with adventure for the whole family. With the cabins and on site restaurants they had comfort for the whole group without someone being in charge of cooking and logistics.

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Out of Office

For Lizzy and her girlfriends, those times with no offices, no dealines and no distractions are precious. Here’s how they spent their weekend at Adventures on the Gorge. (Hint: adventures were had.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYQJz51MeTk

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