Archive for the 'AO Weekly: Company News and Entertaining Stories' Category


New Video: Cherry Creek Rafting

May 13th, 2014 Malina
Cherry Creeek Video; Rafting Trips

When it rains it pours: awesome videos from Nate and Char, that is!  Here they serve up a Class V slice of Cherry Pie. Shot on Cherry Creek just before (like the day of. Literally.) the Rim Fire swept through the canyon. And, did you know that the Cherry Creek season has already started?  We’re […]

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Pre-Season Sale Ends Today: Save 25% Until 5pm Jan 31st!

January 31st, 2014 Malina

Pre-Season Sale Ends Tonight! This is your last chance to save 25% with our most flexible sale of the year.  Any river, any trip, any day of the 2014 rafting season.  Call us at (800) 247-2387, Live Chat, or pre-pay online by 5 pm tonight, January 31st before the 2014 Pre-Season Sale floats into the […]

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AO Rafting on NPR: “Whitewater Rafting to Continue Despite Dry Winter”

January 15th, 2014 Malina

This article accompanied Scott A’s interview on Capital Public Radio’s Insight program on January 15, 2014.  You can listen to the entire interview as well.

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Rivers and More! Wild and Scenic Film Festival 2014

January 9th, 2014 Malina

Round these parts, you think of rivers, you think of rafting.  Duh.  But wait, there’s more!  What about the creatures that live in them?  Or how dams effect them?  Or what about rivers literally buried alive under cities?  I didn’t know that either, but apparently there are cities all over the world that, over time, […]

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How AO Rafting Parties Down in the Off-Season

December 10th, 2013 Malina

“You work for a rafting company?  It must be dead this time of year—what do you do all day?” Oh, not much. Here’s a partial taste of what we do this time of year: Winterisation of our River Office property includes pouring antifreeze in the toilets, removing shower heads, shutting off all irrigation…..and then fixing […]

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Every. Single. 2014 Rafting Trip is Discounted 25%

November 19th, 2013 Malina

The Pre-Season Sale: Our most popular discount of the year is ON. Why so popular? Because…any river, any day of the week, any month of the 2014 rafting season is discounted 25%. So what’s your pleasure? High water spring rafting? Do it. Lazy summer float? Book it. Overnight camping trip with the family? Make it […]

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Rafting On A Rainy Day

October 29th, 2013 Denise Karapinar

I woke up Saturday morning, threw all of my rafting gear into my car, and headed off towards Forest Hill. There was a sharp chill the air, and I began wondering how much colder it would get as I made my way into the river canyon. About 30 minutes into the drive, I hit some […]

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Rim Fire: AO Rafting’s Front Row Experience

August 26th, 2013 Gregg Armstrong

This is what AO Rafting experienced as the Rim Fire began a week ago.   On Saturday, August 17, a small fire started in the Clavey River drainage, a few miles north of the starting point for All-Outdoors’ Tuolumne Class IV trips and the ending point for Cherry Creek Class V trips.   On Sunday, August 18, […]

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Do you want some Fritos with your Chili Baker rapid?

July 25th, 2013 Malina

One of my favorite summer memories is when someone came into our River Office asking about where to find pictures from the best rapid of the day, the famous “Chili Baker” on the South Fork of the American.  Oh man.  It was a good one…..combining “Chili Bar” the put-in location on the upper section of […]

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Terror near the BBQ

July 18th, 2013 Malina

You know, the scariest (in a good way of course) part of your rafting trip really should be the moment just before you head into a long rapid like Meatgrinder on the South Fork or when you feel like you’re going to drop off the face of earth when you hear the “get down” command […]

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