The 'AO Rafting University' Category Archive

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

Spring Season Rafting Considerations in a Big Snowpack Year

Learn about the additional considerations that need to be taken into account when planning a rafting trip during the spring “high flows” period in a year with a well above average snowpack.

  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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