The '10 California Rivers' Category Archive

Family Fun: South Fork American Float Trips

Little kids and water–the perfect summer combo right?  But there are minimum ages for whitewater rafting trips. What’s a tiny rafter to do? If you’re just knee-high to a grasshopper and kindergarten is your reality, not a distant memory, you’re […]

  Published July 8th, 2014

South Fork Farm

Top Five things to check out after a South Fork Rafting Trip

Yes, the South Fork American is a great day trip from the Bay Area and Sacramento, but what if you have extra time and want to fill up the whole weekend?  Should you go to Napa instead?  Or head to […]

  Published July 7th, 2014

Tuolumne post Rim Fire

Return to The Tuolumne River Canyon: Images of Transformation

The Canyon Rim Fire of 2013 was the epicenter of California’s third largest wildfire in recorded history. In December we drove into the Tuolumne River canyon to see for ourselves the extent of the damage.

  Published May 13th, 2014

Two Days: Tuolumne River Rafting Trips

Video: Tuolumne River Rafting!

3 mins Our new video (courtesy of guide Nate and Char) is a magical look into the Tuolumne River.  Shot on a two-day trip in 2013, before the Rim Fire. Enjoy!

  Published May 13th, 2014

Why the Men’s Journal Is Wrong About Whitewater Rafting in California This Year

Ok, look… we’re a bit miffed. The Men’s Journal published an article claiming to highlight the “The Best Whitewater Rafting Destinations for 2014“, and with the season here underway we were excited to read the list.  But not only did […]

  Published April 25th, 2014

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

Tuolumne River Recon Post 2014 Rim Fire

Rim Fire Update: Tuolumne River’s Road to Recovery

AO Rafting owner Scott A got the opportunity to check out the Tuolumne River canyon with the US Forest Service last week. Although still closed to the general public, the Forest Service has been working on the access road to the Tuolumne put-in

  Published January 16th, 2014

AO Rafting on NPR: “Whitewater Rafting to Continue Despite Dry Winter”

This article accompanied Scott A’s interview on Capital Public Radio’s Insight program on January 15, 2014.  You can listen to the entire interview as well.

  Published January 15th, 2014

Weekend Rafting

4 Reasons To Go Rafting This Weekend

Summer Isn’t Over On The American River! With summer drawing to a close, most people’s minds begin to stray away from things like rafting and fun out on the river. The reality of it is – it’s California. We are […]

  Published September 11th, 2013

Tuolumne Rim Fire Update 2013

UPDATE: Rim Fire’s Impact on California Rafting [MAP]

UPDATE: (8/28/2013) Not only are we running trips on the South and Middle Forks of the American River, but we are also running guided rafting trips on the Goodwin Canyon run of the lower Stanislaus River in late October. This […]

  Published August 28th, 2013

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