Tropical Whitewater Destinations  

Brrrrrrr. We may love winter, but not all of it. As much as any time spent outdoors isn’t time wasted, that doesn’t mean that we don’t have other preferences for how we would prefer the climate to be ;). Since the New River Gorge is beautiful in the winter, but a bit lacking in inspiring… Read more »

Whitewater Rafting: Tips for First-timers  

So. Spring is just around the corner and just a few days ago you saw an ad for whitewater rafting and it caught your eye. Now you’re starting to think that maybe the ad was on to something, and that maybe it’s time for a different type of vacation in 2017. If you end up following that line of thinking,… Read more »

Protecting the Rivers  

An essential part of any whitewater rafting experience? The river. With government funding dwindling for public and private river protection agencies and the ever-expanding urban sprawl, it is becoming increasingly important for whitewater enthusiasts to offer their support to organizations dedicated to protecting the rivers. If you’re looking for a reputable organization to contribute to,… Read more »

Whitewater Safety Courses  

It may be the quiet season in the majority of the US rafting world, that doesn’t mean that we can’t be thinking ahead to 2017 and what we can do to help make it a better and safer rafting year for everyone. While we all love the whitewater, it is definitely not without its risks… Read more »

Whitewater Gift Guide  

The holidays are here and if you’ve got an adventure lover in your life, chances are they’re hoping to get goodies for their favorite place in the world – The Great Outdoors.  River Expeditions is here to help make your holiday shopping simple.  This season, give the Gift of Adventure and show them that you… Read more »

The Holidays Are (almost) Here!  

It’s time to take a look at the fun winter activities that you could participate in this year in the New River Gorge. While they don’t really have so much to do with rafting, every person in the community is somehow related to the whitewater, so it’s easy to understand the importance of local events… Read more »

It’s Movie Time!  

One of the benefits of the cooler months is that it gives us an excellent excuse to cozy up in a warm cabin, under a blanket, with a fire, and one of our favorite river related films. These movies are sure to help you pass the time and to give you dreams of the warm… Read more »

Upper New River Video  

The Upper New River is a great introduction to white water rafting and is perfect for families with young children or adults looking for a gentler ride. On this trip you can raft with a guide, or on your own personal ducky raft. Day and overnight trips are available. For a relaxing raft trip where… Read more »

Rock Climbing – A Summary for the New River Gorge  

Rock Climbing in the New River Gorge is a sport that can be enjoyed year round, although winter climbing is for more avid enthusiasts.  Contact River Expeditions for climbing rates and availability. The New River Gorge is one of the most popular rock climbing and rappelling destinations in America. As you may already know, West Virginia home… Read more »