The 'Middle Fork American' Category Archive

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

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

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

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

One and a half weeks left for Middle Fork Rafting!

Put off your Shoot the (Tunnel) Chute plans no longer! No time to waste because after October 1st there won’t be any water on the Middle Fork.  Well, there will be enough for fish and such, and enough for the […]

  Published September 22nd, 2011

Why a Middle Fork 2-day trip ROCKS!

Let me start this with a qualifying statement: if you have yet to raft the Middle Fork American at all…you’ve got a problem that needs fixing. The Middle Fork is one of our most popular runs for a reason. Awesome […]

  Published August 31st, 2011

MF rapids part III: Chunder!

After the long stretch of calm whitewater on the Middle Fork of the American River,  and a delicious, freshly-prepared lunch, you will finally get to some more big rapids. And the first one you get to won’t let you off easy. […]

  Published August 24th, 2011

MF rapids part II: Kanaka!

Don’t worry. After Tunnel Chute, the fun is definitely not over on the Middle Fork American. After another Class III stretch and one small class IV, you come to the last rapid before a lengthy calm section in the middle […]

  Published August 24th, 2011

Middle Fork American Open for Biznass!

Been a long time coming (we don’t even remember the last time it took so long to get out on the Middle Fork) but the Middle Fork of the American is open for rafting at long last!   Barring some other weird […]

  Published July 11th, 2011

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