The 'Middle Fork American' Category Archive

Middle Fork American Rafting: 20% off all Trips!

A steep, dramatic canyon, clear open skies, and 18 miles of cool refreshing water that’s an easy drive from the Bay Area and Sacramento……how could the Middle Fork of the American River get any better? Well, I’ll tell you.  Because […]

  Published August 16th, 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

Four weeks left for Middle Fork American Rafting Trips

Being heavily regulated and legislated (and damned), the Middle Fork of the American River can basically be turned “on and off” by the Powers that Be.  And this year, those powers have decided to turn off the spigut at the […]

  Published September 3rd, 2012

Apple Hill Opens this Weekend

Rafters headed to the American River take note–Apple Hill opens this weekend.  Soooo….if you’re rafting on the South or Middle Fork of the American River think about maybe adding a day to your trip and spending a day on the […]

  Published August 27th, 2012

How to Pack for your Multi-Day River Trip

Leave the 10 person tent, head-to-toe mosquito netting, and battery-operated blender at home people–packing for a multi-day river trip starts with thinking “less is more.”  For starters, we provide you with most of the infrastructure you need–all your on-river gear, […]

  Published August 10th, 2012

Last Chance and Tunnel Chute Rapids

It’s another exciting day on the Middle Fork American River. You’ve gotten up early to meet us in Forest Hill, CA, a one-horse town that was once considered as a possibility for the state capital. You’re already wet and enjoying […]

  Published August 1st, 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

The Magic of the Overnight River Trip

The Huz-band and I recently got away for a little overnight excursion and I was reminded of the power a wee vacay can have.  Don’t get me wrong–I love an adventure of any size, but if you can swing spending […]

  Published July 10th, 2012

July 4th Whitewater Rafting

“July 4th’s coming up I know, it’s crazy Here’s AO’s number Go rafting, maybe” 1 (800) 247-2387   Don’t let tired social conventions get in the way of a truly memorable 4th of July celebration. You can accomplish all your […]

  Published June 28th, 2012

Last Chance for Middle Fork Rafting 2011

No foolin, October 1st is our last day on the Middle Fork.  Then it’s time to pack up and head back to the valley.  If you miss the last trip, never fear because you can still raft the South Fork and […]

  Published September 27th, 2011

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