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[VIDEO] Reversal: Experience the American River Through New Eyes

ARC is an organization that facilitates an annual multi-day rafting trip on the Middle Fork American for individuals recently released from incarceration. Seeing the river through their eyes is inspiring.

  Published August 12th, 2022

[VIDEO] Top 5 Rapids on the South Fork American River

The South Fork is easy to get to, has a long season, and a whole lot of fun whitewater which actually makes choosing the 5 best rapids difficult! Listen and watch the countdown of the top 5 drops on this iconic river.

  Published August 3rd, 2022

What to Wear for Summer Rafting in California

[VIDEO] What to Wear for Summer Rafting in California

Summer rafting in California is always awesome and usually warm and sunny. Listen to Trey, the grandson of founder George Armstrong, as he provides tips on what to wear and how to gear up for a summer rafting trip.

  Published July 5th, 2022

The Reconnecting Power of Rafting and Rivers

[VIDEO] The Reconnecting Power of Rafting and Rivers

“As a mother and daughter activity…you have fun and excitement, and it’s healthy and good for your heart and soul…we plan to do it every year together!”

  Published June 17th, 2022

Tom Sawyer Float Trips on the South Fork American River

[VIDEO] Tom Sawyer Float: The Perfect River Trip for Younger Kids

The Easy Section of the South Fork of the American River is the ideal river trip for families with kids aged 5 to 7 years old. The gentle Class I-II rapids and the relaxing pools in between are fun for all.

  Published June 14th, 2022

What to wear for spring rafting in California

[VIDEO] What to Wear for Spring Rafting in California

Spring is an excellent time to go rafting in California. Listen to Trey, the grandson of founder George Armstrong, as he provides some tips on what to wear and how to gear up for a springtime rafting trip.

  Published May 9th, 2022

Raft Flip California Salmon

[VIDEO] California Salmon Raft Flip, April 29

Watch this multi-camera video of a raft flip on a Class V rapid during a guide training trip on the Cal Salmon. Then read a personal account of how it all happened from inside the raft – before, during and after the flip.

  Published May 9th, 2022

Spring Rafting on the Kaweah and Merced Rivers

[VIDEO] Spring Rafting: Merced River vs. Kaweah River

Compare these two spring rivers side by side and decide which you want to do first and which you want to do second!

  Published April 25th, 2022

Thanks for a Great 2021 Rafting Season

[VIDEO] Thanks For Rafting With AO in 2021!

We appreciate every guest who joined us this past California rafting season. Now that it is over, we have created a video to express our gratitude and give you a chance to reminisce about your own time on the river.

  Published November 4th, 2021

Goodwin Canyon

[VIDEO] Tips for Rafting Goodwin Canyon’s Best Rapids

If you have your eyes set on rafting Goodwin Canyon, take notes as All-Outdoors owner Scott Armstrong gives tips on how to successfully run Goodwin’s two best and biggest rapids.

  Published October 20th, 2021
 
 

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