Whitewater Rafting

Gauley River Throwback Overnight

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This is an introductory rate for the classic Gauley Overnight; all 26 miles of the Gauley River, rustic camping at Mason's Branch, and a hearty meal plan. In 2019, expect the price to be higher!

You'll fill your craving for some of the best whitewater on the planet and enjoy the wilderness in the evening.

This trip includes:

  • The Upper Gauley with deli-lunch
  • Riverside camping at Mason's Branch
  • Hike up to Sweet's Falls
  • BBQ dinner including pulled pork, chicken, pot roast, picnic sides and dessert
  • Day two breakfast with eggs, bacon, home fries, and more
  • The Lower Gauley with deli-lunch
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Two amazing days of whitewater in a remote setting, with a special introductory rate for this new offering.

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Check out our Gauley River Overnight Checklist for our recommended packing list for this trip. And when you're done with that... feast your eyes on these vittles.

DINNER MENU:

  • Pulled pork shoulder
  • BBQ chicken
  • Braised beef pot roast
  • Lettuce, tomatoes, onions, American cheese, mayo, dill pickles, BBQ sauce, buns and gluten free buns)
  • Vegan dogs and burgers available
  • Red bliss mashed potatoes or mac ‘n cheese
  • Assorted whole fruit
  • Southwest layered bean dip
  • Salsa with tortilla chips
  • Vegetable tray
  • Italian veggie pasta salad or ranch veggie pasta salad
  • Creamy cole slaw
  • Fudge brownies with chocolate sauce and whipped cream


About the Gauley River

The Gauley is characterized by multiple heavy rapids, requiring tight, technical maneuvering. In total, it is 24-26 miles long, but is often split into two main sections—the Upper and Lower Gauley.

About the Lower Gauley River

The Lower Gauley is a long run—17 miles—and though there are a few pools for relaxing and swimming, most of that length is spent in whitewater, with much of it class III-V. Though it doesn't pack quite the punch as the Upper Gauley in terms of technique and steely nerves needed, this river section should not be underestimated. It is the most advanced river section that we feel is appropriate for first-time rafters.

About the Upper Gauley River

The Upper Gauley is the cream of the whitewater crop. It is intimidating, and for good reason. This section of the river packs quite a punch, and may be the most high-adventure trip that most rafters will ever attempt. You can expect a world-class guide and an adventure you will never forget.

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Gauley River Throwback Overnight

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