The '10 California Rivers' Category Archive

Three Ways to Raft the South Fork American River

This river has something for everyone. We run trips on three separate sections on the South Fork. Each section offers its own unique experience. Read on to learn which may be the best fit for your group.

  Published June 20th, 2020

Look Forward

[VIDEO] Look Forward

Last week we asked our newsletter subscribers for their opinion about our latest video before we shared it on social media. We enjoyed reading every reply. There were many thoughtful comments, and we received some great constructive feedback. Jack made […]

  Published April 28th, 2020

When can we go rafting again?

Planning Ahead For Your Next River Trip: When Will The Rafting Season Begin?

To our extended river family, We hope you are doing well during this challenging time. It is inspiring to see so many people taking the necessary steps to avoid spreading the COVID-19 virus. To each of you working in the […]

  Published April 14th, 2020

[VIDEO] Tuolumne River Overnight Trips

Wondering what the experience is like on a wilderness multi-day river rafting trip? Here is what you can expect: Wilderness multi-day rafting trips are available on the Tuolumne River, including the Tuolumne / Cherry Creek Combo Trips, and the Middle […]

  Published February 1st, 2020

Merced River Team Boating

What You Need to Know About Spring Season Rafting

While most people tend to gravitate toward rafting trips during the warmer months of the California Summer, the Spring season months of April, May, and June are a favorite time of year for many of our guides and guests. Our […]

  Published May 16th, 2019

Featured Videos: High Water Flows on the Merced River

While we are currently in the middle of one of the best seasons for high water rafting we’ve seen in the past decade, our Merced River crew have shot a few short videos that capture the speed, power, and fun of the […]

  Published May 22nd, 2017

Meatgrinder Rapid at 11K CFS -South Fork American

Aerial Videos: California Storms Bring High Flows on the South Fork of the American River

The last time the river was running this high, HD video didn’t exist. Consumer drones didn’t exist. (So obviously, drones with HD cameras didn’t exist either.)

  Published February 20th, 2017

How to Prepare for your whitewater rafting trip

Tips for Rafting in Northern California

Heading to the Sierra Nevada foothills for a summer rafting trip can be a blast, but there are a few things to know before packing your bags. Your guides will handle safety and instruction on the river, but especially for […]

  Published August 3rd, 2016

Rafting on dam-controlled rivers

When in Drought, There’s Still Water for Rafting!

Many people assume that droughts = no water = no rafting, but that’s not the case thanks to human intervention. Let us explain how rafting in California is still possible despite low snowpack levels.

  Published March 6th, 2015

Gizmodo: Rafting America's Most Difficult River

Gizmodo Takes on Cherry Creek

Last weekend Gizmodo’s IndefintelyWild joined us on one of our Cherry Creek trips so they could see for themselves that even with the drought this year, California is a world-class destination for whitewater rafting. Adventure travel writer Wes Siler and […]

  Published July 17th, 2014

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