The 'AO Weekly: Company News and Entertaining Stories' Category Archive


How AO Rafting Parties Down in the Off-Season

“You work for a rafting company?  It must be dead this time of year—what do you do all day?” Oh, not much. Here’s a partial taste of what we do this time of year: Winterisation of our River Office property […]

  Published December 10th, 2013

Every. Single. 2014 Rafting Trip is Discounted 25%

The Pre-Season Sale: Our most popular discount of the year is ON. Why so popular? Because…any river, any day of the week, any month of the 2014 rafting season is discounted 25%. So what’s your pleasure? High water spring rafting? […]

  Published November 19th, 2013

AO Rafting in the News!

Ok so it’s just our local paper in Placerville, the Mountain Democrat, but it’s still exciting to see AO Rafting owner and guide extraordinaire Scott A in print!  His photo accompanied a lovely article on whitewater rafting back in June […]

  Published July 11th, 2013

South Fork Farm!

We here in our Lotus River Operations office (ie HQ for AO Rafting) have a new neighbor just up the road!  South Fork Farm at Wakamatsu.  This organic 10 acre farm is located on the historic site of the 19th […]

  Published July 3rd, 2013

A Unique and Special Rafting Trip: Honoring the Path of the Warrior

We are excited and delighted to say that this will be the third year that AO will be privileged to provide post 911 and Persian Gulf veterans with a special rafting and camping experience sponsored by the organization, Honoring the […]

  Published March 28th, 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

Season Wrap-Up Coming Up

So my fellow rafting enthusiasts, it’s about that time of the year that we have this talk. The first week of distinctly fall weather just rolled through the Bay Area, and now it’s time to start looking forward to pumpkin […]

  Published October 24th, 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

Rafting Amongst Family and Friends

Trips with family and friends are fun. There’s a boat (or maybe two) of you floating down the river, splashing around, laughing through rapids. But what happens when you get the whole clan together? This past weekend a group of […]

  Published August 22nd, 2012

Weddings and Events on the South Fork American River

Obviously our first order of biznass is rafting trips.  Fifty years doing it and all that.  But we love love too!  And our River Center Property!  If you’re “in the same boat,” so speak, and you’re looking for a place […]

  Published August 3rd, 2012
 
 

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