ACE Adventure Gear

You love to paddle, climb and get outside…  we do too, and, we want to help make your outdoor time better. Welcome to ACE Adventure Gear, your New River Gorge, West Virginia local boating shop.

Founded in a passion for boating and the outdoors we’re the local shop for whitewater kayaking, paddlesports and rafting gear in the New River Gorge Region of West Virginia. Are you looking to demo the latest kayak? Explore stand up paddleboards? Are you a guide in need of a new throw bag? Swing on by, we’ve got you covered.

We’re also the exclusive source for rental or demo kayaks and stand up paddleboards (SUPS) in the New River Gorge.  Check out our inventory and reserve your rental here right here online!

Need a little bit of local beta for your upcoming New River Gorge paddling trip? We’ve got you covered with the most up to date online paddler’s guide to the New River Gorge.

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We offer a select range of our inventory here online including boats, boating gear, and local apparel. Don’t see what you need? Swing by or give us a  call, we’ve probably got it! Plus, don’t miss out on our online rental and demo program. Reserve your boat or SUP online, pay and then you can just pick it up when you get to the shop and head out for fun!


ACE Adventure Gear is located in historic Fayetteville just minutes from the New River Gorge. Surrounded by some of the nations best whitewater, including the New and Gauley Rivers, we are a paddlesports destination like no other.


This is Wet Virginia. No, that’s not a typo. Welcome to whitewater
paradise. We’ve got the rivers you want, the kayaks you need and the
gear to make it all even better…

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We’re just a short drive away from the cliff lined, crystal clear coves of
Summersville Lake… a slew of other great spots to explore by flatwater.
We’ll set you up with a boat to get started!

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Have you heard of the famous Smallies of the New River Gorge?! There’s
an eddy behind every rock, and a fish in every eddy. Oh, and that’s just
one river to get you started…

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