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What Do You Need to Know About Whitewater Rafting During The Spring Season?

May 25th, 2017 Jamie Low
Fun High-Water Flows on the Merced River

While most people tend to gravitate toward rafting trips during the warmer months of the California Summer, the Spring season months of April, May, and June are a favorite time of year for many of our guides and guests. Adventurous paddlers have many reasons to consider an earlier whitewater rafting trip: there are typically more […]

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Featured Videos: High Water Flows on the Merced River

May 22nd, 2017 Jamie Low

While we are currently in the middle of one of the best seasons for high water rafting we’ve seen in the past decade, our Merced River crew have shot a few short videos that capture the speed, power, and fun of the river right now. They are having a great time (and they really want more people […]

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New Video: Go Rafting on the South Fork of the American River This Summer!

June 17th, 2016 Jamie Low

We are very excited to launch our latest river video showcasing the South Fork of the American River! Credits: Breakfast Unicorn Productions is a Bay Area based videography company specializing in promotional and adventure videos. (They also happen to guide for All-Outdoors, and we feel very lucky to have such incredible talent here in the […]

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Video: A Fresh Perspective of the Middle Fork American

September 6th, 2015 Emily Vernizzi

We’ve got a serious case of Tunnel Vision. Of course, we’re talking about Tunnel Chute on the Middle Fork American River! Our video masterminds Nate and Char have done it again…not only are they awesome weekend rafting warriors, but video magicians to boot. This new perspective of the Middle Fork (think numerous fancy GoPros and […]

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Top Five things to check out after a South Fork Rafting Trip

July 7th, 2014 Malina

Yes, the South Fork American is a great day trip from the Bay Area and Sacramento, but what if you have extra time and want to fill up the whole weekend?  Should you go to Napa instead?  Or head to the coast?  Not so fast, my pretties.  I’m not saying I’d turn either one down– […]

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South Fork American Rafting Video

July 7th, 2014 Malina

Take a virtual tour of the Fair Lady South Fork with us, your gallant hosts, AO Rafting!   Harken to the thrill of class III rapids,  take thee a gander at the riverbank where nodding blackberries doth ripen in the summer sun.  Lo, there is the Lollipop Tree!  But enough of these musings, friends, just […]

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Slideshow: Middle Fork of the American River Two Day Rafting Trips

June 9th, 2014 Malina

The Middle Fork of the American is one of our favorite rivers.  It’s close to our home base in Lotus, but once you get in the canyon you feel like you’re a million miles away.  The steep canyon walls are home to mature native trees, wildlife a plenty, and create a beautiful backdrop for wild […]

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Middle Fork American River Rafting Video

June 5th, 2014 Malina
Middle Fork American River Video

Waffling between rivers?  Trying to decide on a one day or overnight trip?  Take a tour with us, why don’t you, and journey into the Middle Fork American River canyon…….

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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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New Video: Tuolumne River Rafting!

May 13th, 2014 Malina
Two Days: Tuolumne River Rafting Trips

Our new video (courtesy of guide Nate and Char) is a magical look into the Tuolumne River.  Shot on a two-day trip in 2013, before the Rim Fire. Enjoy!

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