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Field Biologist and River Guide Britt Farquharson

Yes, we know Britt as a talented river guide-ess, hard-core bicyclist and Junior Guide School specialist but, did you know that she was a varsity lacrosse athlete who studied Biological Sciences at UC Davis? I didn’t. So it makes perfect […]

  Published April 22nd, 2013

Just Around the River Bend – Guide School 2013

If life is a river then the 2013 rafting season is just around the bend. That means we have the Cal Salmon, the Merced, spring flows, 100 degree heat, Poppy Hill and Guide School not so far off in the […]

  Published March 18th, 2013

Where in the World is AO? Pura Vida en Costa Rica!

Seems we may have a migratory pattern evolving with our AO staff.  Ever since Pam, former guide and manager of AO’s Merced operation, established a unique beach-side hostel in Playa Uvita, Costa Rica the AO migration has only increased. It’s […]

  Published February 13th, 2013

Sale Ends Today: Last Day to Save 25% on Your Raft Trip

That’s right folks – the Pre-Season Sale ends today at 5pm. Don’t let the sun set without taking advantage of it.  1(800) 247-2387  /

  Published January 31st, 2013

It’s a Happy New Year — Snowpack Update

Well, (knock on wood) 2013 is off to a fabulous start thanks to a remarkable hand-off in the final stretches from 2012. The six weeks of wet, cold storms in December covered the Sierra Nevadas with a brilliant blanket of […]

  Published January 10th, 2013

So Many Reasons To Be Thankful

As it is the month of Thanksgiving I’d say it’s time to count some of our blessings here at AO. Last month AO’s founding father, George Armstrong, was honored at the C.R.A. Gala. George received the Mark Dubois Award for […]

  Published November 16th, 2012

California River Awards Honor AO Rafting’s Founder

Friends of the River’s California River Awards is an annual gala event and fundraiser that celebrates and honors leaders in river conservation, preservation and protection. This year All-Outdoors founder George Armstrong has been chosen to receive the Mark Dubois Award.  […]

  Published October 9th, 2012

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