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

Pre-Season Sale Ends Today: Save 25% Until 5pm Jan 31st!

Pre-Season Sale Ends Tonight! This is your last chance to save 25% with our most flexible sale of the year.  Any river, any trip, any day of the 2014 rafting season.  Call us at (800) 247-2387, Live Chat, or pre-pay […]

  Published January 31st, 2014

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

Rafting On A Rainy Day

I woke up Saturday morning, threw all of my rafting gear into my car, and headed off towards Forest Hill. There was a sharp chill the air, and I began wondering how much colder it would get as I made […]

  Published October 29th, 2013

Do you want some Fritos with your Chili Baker rapid?

One of my favorite summer memories is when someone came into our River Office asking about where to find pictures from the best rapid of the day, the famous “Chili Baker” on the South Fork of the American.  Oh man.  […]

  Published July 25th, 2013

Terror near the BBQ

You know, the scariest (in a good way of course) part of your rafting trip really should be the moment just before you head into a long rapid like Meatgrinder on the South Fork or when you feel like you’re […]

  Published July 18th, 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

Veteran’s Group Came in 3rd!

We’reso happy to report that our friends over at Honoring the Path of the Warrior, a group that helps Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans heal from their injuries and does an annual river rafting retreat with us, got third place […]

  Published July 10th, 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

Support our Veterans with Crowd Rise!

Awhile back we told you about one of the coolest organizations we’ve ever taken rafting–Honoring the Path of the Warrior–which takes Iraq and Afghanistan vets on a multi-day rafting retreat (among other projects) to help them heal from their injuries and […]

  Published June 17th, 2013

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