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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

Tuolumne River - Gateway to Yosemite

Yosemite Getaway: Hiking & Tuolumne Rafting

With Tuolumne River’s close proximity to Yosemite National Park, it is a no-brainer to take advantage of these two natural wonders and combine rafting & hiking into one amazing Yosemite getaway. We’ll show you how.

  Published July 4th, 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

Rafting is good for the family

California Rafting Trips Are Good for the Family

Without life’s usual distractions, the river is the perfect place for people to reconnect with one another. This is especially true with families. California offers many rafting opportunities for adventurers of all levels and ages!

  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

The Last Lost River

The river where California whitewater rafting took sail 60 years ago is now a lake. While the loss of the Main Stanislaus River in the 1980’s was heartbreaking, out of it came a loud voice for river conservation countrywide.

  Published June 6th, 2022

Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Getaway: Hiking & Merced Rafting

Pair a visit to Yosemite National Park with rafting on the Merced River! Spend some time in the park admiring the rocky features and the waterfalls and then ride on the very same whitewater just outside of the park.

  Published May 23rd, 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

Forecasting Rafting Flows on California Rivers

All rivers are connected to rain and/or snow. If you want to know what California rivers will be doing in the spring, summer, and fall, you need to know what happened in the Sierra during the “wet season”.

  Published January 5th, 2022

What to do when your raft flips

When Your Raft Flips – What to Do & Not Do

Flipping a raft on a rafting trip is very uncommon, yet it is always a possibility. It is important to be prepared for a flip, but you shouldn’t let it scare you. Read these tips to be ready in case it happens on your trip.

  Published October 19th, 2021
 
 

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