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Caldor Fire South Lake Tahoe

How Do Fires Affect California Rafting?

The kinds of fires that have occurred in California in recent years used to be few and far between but now they are many and often. What are the fire related factors that affect California rafting and how does All-Outdoors and our guests navigate through it all?

  Published September 8th, 2021

The 4 R’s: Rivers, Rock, Rafts, & Rafters

The 4 R’s: Rivers, Rocks, Rafts, & Rafters

We know it sounds a little strange, but Rivers and Rocks have a love-hate relationship. They are opposites, but they get along pretty well together…Here are a few things to keep in mind before you think a rock is going to give you a hard time on your way downstream.

  Published August 16th, 2021

when are you ready for class V

When Are You Ready For Class V Rafting?

Find out what you should consider as you make your decision whether or not you should tackle Advanced Class V rafting.

  Published July 20th, 2021

Rafting 101: How to Paddle in a Raft

How To Paddle In A Raft

View time: 1.5 mins Hear from All-Outdoors guide Garrett about the basics of paddling your way down the river.

  Published June 18th, 2021

Spilled Beans on the North Fork Stanislaus

If You Fall Out Of The Raft

Although it is sometimes scary to unexpectedly find yourself in the water, there are a number of ways that you can protect yourself during an “out of boat experience”

  Published June 4th, 2021

River 101 - How Stay in the Boat

How to Stay in the Raft

Whether it is your first trip or your hundredth trip, falling out of the raft and into the river is always something that is bouncing around in the back of your head when rafting. So how do you prevent falling out of the raft?

  Published May 26th, 2021

Merced River Team Boating

What You Need to Know About Spring Season Rafting

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. Our […]

  Published May 16th, 2019

How to Prepare for your whitewater rafting trip

Tips for Rafting in Northern California

Heading to the Sierra Nevada foothills for a summer rafting trip can be a blast, but there are a few things to know before packing your bags. Your guides will handle safety and instruction on the river, but especially for […]

  Published August 3rd, 2016

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