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American River Music Festival and River Trip Sept 12-14

August 12th, 2014 Malina
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 Are you looking for something fun to do this September?  Look no further than our fair valley and spend the weekend at the American River Music Festival.  The fun begins on Friday, September 12th with musical performances by groups like Laura Love, Baskery, and the Rebecca Loebe Trio. Headlining this year, the big mack daddy […]

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Tuolumne and Cherry Creek 2014 Rafting Season Update

May 13th, 2014 Malina
Flat Rock Rapid, Cherry Creek

In 2014 we have a pretty amazing season lined up on both sections of the T.   Which, for those of you in the know, should actually come as a surprise because we were hit with two disasters recently–the Rim Fire, which ended our 2013 Tuolumne and Cherry Creek seasons early, and the continuing California […]

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Opening Day for Cherry Creek: May 3, 2014

April 24th, 2014 Malina
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And now time for a report from the Silver Linings Dept. Because of the California drought, Cherry Creek is poised to have an epically long season.  Instead of waiting for the spring melt to wrap up–because on Cherry Creek we have to wait for the water levels to be LOW enough to raft, as there is […]

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Top Three Spring Rafting Trips in 2014

April 14th, 2014 Malina

Our love for rivers isn’t unconditional.  Maybe the general idea of rivers–free flowing water, graceful trees along the bank and sweeping skies above–our love for that is unconditional, but when it comes to specific rivers, not so much.  It all depends on conditions.  So in a year with a mighty snowpack, we’re going to be […]

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Spring Rafting Flow and Snowpack Update: Spring Runs and Summer Fun

April 14th, 2014 Malina

Man.  What a winter.  Ol’ Man Winter seems to have nodded off for much of his tenure this year—thankfully however he got a wee wake-up call at the last-minute and got back to work for at least a little bit at the very end. As we’ve been reporting for months now, we’ve known all winter […]

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Mordor? More Like the Shire. See the Tuolumne NOW

April 10th, 2014 Malina

We are getting reports–and by “we are getting” I mean we know from our own eyeballs on the Tuolumne River this spring–that the Tuolumne is prettier right now than it has ever been.  Which is rather awesome given that the canyon experienced one of the worst fires in California history last summer. Look for a detailed report on […]

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Cal Salmon Rafting April 26-27 2014

March 27th, 2014 Malina

Ready for a road trip? With boatloads of AO guides and a day of outrageous class IV-V whitewater at the other end?  Maybe a campfire and your tasty beverage of choice?  Waking up with sand in your socks, leaves in your hair, and another day of whitewater ahead? What?  You’re unsure? Ok, watch this video.  It […]

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Support California Rivers April 2, 2014

March 20th, 2014 Malina

Here’s a cool chance to kill two birds with one stone–or “feed two birds with one seed” as a very positive person I was talking to recently said…… And event called an “Evening of Empowerment” is happening this April 2 in at the historic Jean Runyon Theatre in downtown Sacramento. Ok so first question is […]

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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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How Will California’s Drought Affect Rafting in 2014? (Hint: Dam-Controlled Rivers are Just Fine)

January 17th, 2014 Malina

Problematic Precipitation!? If you’ve been anywhere near a computer, TV, radio, or even–gasp–a newspaper lately, you’re probably thinking “I hope rafters love the smell of napalm in the morning, cuz that’s the biggest thrill they’re gonna get this summer.” Our Saving Grace: Ah, but not so fast, my cinematic friends, don’t hit the panic button […]

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