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Video: A Fresh Perspective of the Middle Fork American

September 6th, 2015 Emily Vernizzi

We’ve got a serious case of Tunnel Vision. Of course, we’re talking about Tunnel Chute on the Middle Fork American River! Our video masterminds Nate and Char have done it again…not only are they awesome weekend rafting warriors, but video magicians to boot. This new perspective of the Middle Fork (think numerous fancy GoPros and […]

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

March 6th, 2015 Emily Vernizzi
Rafting on dam-controlled rivers

  Droughts. They’re rough. They cause all sorts of troubles, but don’t jump to too many conclusions! Many people assume that droughts = no rafting, but that’s WRONG!!! Despite what you’d think, there’s still loads of incredible rafting options even when Mother Nature leaves us pretty high and dry. In normal snowpack years, AO offers […]

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California Rivers & The 2014 Fall Whitewater Rafting Season

September 1st, 2014 Jamie Low
Map illustrating which rivers in California are running this Fall for whitewater rafting trips.

  Here’s a bit more about where we will be rafting in September & October: September Schedule South Fork American River: Every Saturday & Sunday The most popular destination for whitewater rafting in California, the South Fork of the American River is a great introduction to professionally guided rafting trips… the ideal river for families […]

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2014 California Summer Rafting Season Update: Here’s Where We’re Rafting All Summer Long! [MAP]

June 9th, 2014 Jamie Low
2014 summer whitewater rafting update map

Here’s a more detailed description of each California river we’re rafting this summer: South Fork American: Family-friendly and fabulous, the South Fork is your go-to river for groups with first-timers and Nervous Nellies, but it’s certainly no float trip.  Class III rapids abound and even experienced rafters will have a hoot on this, the most popular river in the […]

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