Often known as the Beast of the East, the Gauley River in southern West Virginia offers some of the best whitewater action in the world. The Gauley may be a challenging, technical river, but it doesn’t have to be your Mission: Impossible. Your Mission, If You Choose to Accept It Want to make your own … Continue reading Gauley Season is Here! Plan Your Trip Now!→
Generations of families across Appalachia have helped shape the region’s diverse culture and history. As a celebration of that storied heritage, the Appalachian Festival in Beckley has honored the region annually for 21 years now. The festival takes place August 24-26 and will feature arts, crafts, music, history and more. Events, as part of the … Continue reading Appalachian Festival Celebrates the Best of the Region!→
Abbie is the youngest member of the team bringing that sense of awe for whitewater we can all relate to. She came to the area for a restaurant job and ended up joining the river guide training class. In her own words, Abbie Clasgen: I got a job working in the restaurants for a rafting … Continue reading Meet the Sweets of the East Team: Abbie Clasgen→
While working as a full time emergency room nurse and river guiding, Jo-Beth has dedicated the last 4 years to building and supporting the Sweets of the East women’s raft race team. Her enthusiasm is contagious. Learn more about Jo-Beth in this interview. How did you get into rafting: I got into rafting while I … Continue reading Meet the Sweets of the East Team: Jo-Beth Stamm→
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