The 'Cherry Creek' Category Archive


Opening Day for Cherry Creek: May 3, 2014

And now time for a report from the Silver Linings Dept. Because of the California drought, Cherry Creek is poised to have an epically long season.  Instead of waiting for the spring melt to wrap up–because on Cherry Creek we have […]

  Published April 24th, 2014

Rim Fire:Tuolumne and Cherry Creek Season Over for 2013

Due to the massive “Rim Fire” near Yosemite, we have cancelled the rest of the rafting season on the Tuolumne and Cherry Creek.  All of our guides are safe and sound, and have come home to our American River operation. Two of […]

  Published August 24th, 2013

Three weeks left for Cherry Creek Rafting

If Not Now, When, Cross It Off Your Bucket List, Carpe Diem, Live Life to the Fullest…….so many cliches, so little time left to raft Cherry Creek in 2013.  Three weeks, to be exact.  Cherry Creek rafting is over for […]

  Published August 14th, 2013

25 Years of Cherry Creek Rafting

There has been plenty of reminiscing around here lately.  Last year we hit the big 5-0 in terms of years on California rivers–and this summer we realized that we’ve been on the mack-Daddy of the them all, Cherry Creek for […]

  Published July 30th, 2013

Cherry Creek Rafting Season Open for 2013

There’s no time to shed a tear for the end of the 2013 Merced season–we’re too busy getting ready for the Mother of them all, Cherry Creek!  Lower snowpack and less run-off means this world-class river can open for business […]

  Published June 4th, 2013

One Month Left for Tuolumne and Cherry Creek Rafting

As much we love the T and the Creek we have to say goodbye.  Not quite yet of course–but the farewell is on the horizon.  No more trips after the first weekend of September!  Not ‘cuz we don’t wanna………….but because […]

  Published August 6th, 2012

Mid-Season Flow Update for California Rivers

It’s misdummer and although free-run rivers are down to a fish-flow trickle there are still plenty of options for California River enthusiasts.  Here’s the low-down on your current options  from mellowist to maximum gnarl: Super chill:  The section of the […]

  Published July 16th, 2012

Cherry Creek is Open for 2012!

Trips on the Creek start tomorrow: it’s the moment you’ve been waiting for.  Well, the moment that the less sedentary and higher-octane among us have been waiting for anway.  Me?  I’ll see you on a Tom Sawyer Float trip or a […]

  Published June 21st, 2012

All-Guides Day on Cherry Creek

Monday, I was one of the 20 some odd guides who assembled in Groveland, CA to take on the Cherry Creek for the first run of the season. The experience felt one part business, one part reunion,  and one big […]

  Published June 8th, 2012

Cherry Creek Opens June 6th 2012

As we suspected, flows are coming down quickly enough in the Tuolumne River Canyon that we can open our class five Cherry Season a little earlier than we originally anticipated.  That means we will be open Weds June 6th for […]

  Published May 30th, 2012
 
 

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