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Spring/Summer Gauley River Trips

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 40 people
Destination: West Virginia  
Category: Whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking outfitters
Specialty: Kayaking, Rafting  
Season: April - August
Min Price: 110 US Dollar (USD) per person
Max Price: 258 US Dollar (USD) per person

A great way to spend two days on the river - we've combined our popular one day summer Gauley trip with an on-river camping feature to give you two days on the Gauley River. Whether in one-person duckies or self-bailing rafts, the pristine beauty and exciting challenge of the Gauley in the summer is worth hanging around the campfire to trade stories and make new friends. Available Sunday/Monday and Thursday/Friday from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekend, and some days during Fall Gauley Season. This trip demands flexibility because boat size is determined the morning of the trip.

At certain levels, the water released from the Summersville Dam affords the opportunity for a day of good, challenging fun in duckies (inflatable kayaks) on the Middle section of the Gauley River (about seven miles). Ducky trips provide a one-on-one experience with the river.

Medium to higher water levels may find us in our 14' guided rafts on either the Upper or Lower sections of the Gauley River (nine to 16 miles, depending on the section). This size of raft accommodates up to seven guests plus the guide. Either section of the Gauley River is great fun as rapids are encountered from Class I through Class V+. Depending on which section of the river is run, some of the following rapids may be encountered: Insignificant, Lost Paddle, Iron Ring, Wood's Ferry, Backender, Koontz's Flume, or Pure Screaming Hell.

What to Expect:

Arrive at Class VI to a complimentary reception of Starbuck's coffee and juice in Chetty's Pub. Chetty's offers an assortment of a' la carte breakfast items.

Check-in with your Trip Leader and fill out release forms (minors unattended by legal guardians must bring a signed Class VI release form day of trip).

Change into your river wear, grab a life jacket and helmet, then load up and head for the river.

Approximate 45 minute bus ride to put-in depending on water levels.

On route or at put-in, your trip leader and guide deliver a safety talk covering the fundamentals of rafting and proper use of river equipment.

Enjoy our deli lunch part way down the river.

At the take-out point, the gear is loaded onto our vehicles and we head back to Class VI while enjoying a complimentary beverage.

Back at Class VI enjoy a hot shower, shop at our Canyon Rim Store, take a stroll to our scenic overlook and dine at Smokey's On The Gorge - all located at Class VI's canyon rim facility.

Spring/Summer Gauley River Pricing:

Mon - Fri. - $110.00
Sat. - $135.00
Sun. - $115.00

Spring/Summer Gauley River Camping Package Rates:

Mon - Fri. - $138.00
Sat. - $163.00
Sun. - $143.00

Spring/Summer Gauley River Camping Package Rates:

Mon - Fri. - $156.00
Sat. - $183.00
Sun. - $163.00

Spring/Summer Gauley River Hotel Package Starting at Rates:

Mon - Fri. - $207.00
Sat. - $258.00
Sun. - $225.00

About This Supplier
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Location: USA
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M11271 provides the best in family adventure, New River and Gauley River rafting and all inclusive vacation packages in West Virginia’s, New River Gorge area. Located on the rim of the New River Gorge, overlooking the New River Gorge Bridge and the last rapid on the river, M11271 has been providing guests with...

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