The All-Outdoors California Whitewater Rafting Blog

 

[VIDEO] Thanks For Rafting With AO in 2021!

We appreciate every guest who joined us this past California rafting season. Now that it is over, we have created a video to express our gratitude and give you a chance to reminisce about your own time on the river.

  Published November 4th, 2021

Goodwin Canyon

[VIDEO] Tips for Rafting Goodwin Canyon’s Best Rapids

If you have your eyes set on rafting Goodwin Canyon, take notes as All-Outdoors owner Scott Armstrong gives tips on how to successfully run Goodwin’s two best and biggest rapids.

  Published October 20th, 2021

What to do when your raft flips

When Your Raft Flips – What to Do & Not Do

Flipping a raft on a rafting trip is very uncommon, yet it is always a possibility. It is important to be prepared for a flip, but you shouldn’t let it scare you. Read these tips to be ready in case it happens on your trip.

  Published October 19th, 2021

The Armstrong Brothers take on Goodwin Canyon

[VIDEO] Armstrong Brothers Take on Goodwin Canyon (1999)

AO owner Scott Armstrong tells the story of him and his brothers on an early exploratory trip on Goodwin Canyon in 1999. That trip helped place this unique river into our large repertoire of California river trips.

  Published October 18th, 2021

Goodwin Canyon Double Runs

Goodwin Canyon Double Runs: Class IV+ Rafting in October!

Every fall, river guides and whitewater enthusiasts take a short drive to the lower Stanislaus River to close the California rafting season with a Class IV+ splash.

  Published October 6th, 2021

Goodwin Canon - The Closest Class IV Whitewater to the Bay Area

My Goodness, Goodwin…

Up close and personal – this firsthand account of what it is like to raft the Goodwin Canyon lets you in on some of the surprises waiting for us on this unique river each October.

  Published October 5th, 2021

Goodwin Canon - The Closest Class IV Whitewater to the Bay Area

[VIDEO] Goodwin Canyon Rafting Highlights – Class IV+ Rapids

Take a visual tour of the Class IV+ rapids on the Goodwin Canyon section of the Lower Stanislaus River just outside of Knights Ferry, California. This unique whitewater rafting opportunity comes along every October…

  Published October 4th, 2021

What to wear for fall rafting in California

[VIDEO] Getting “River Ready” for a Fall Rafting Trip in California

Fall weather in the Sierra foothills is mostly mild, making this season a good time to go rafting. AO guide Gator explains what to wear and how to gear up for a fall rafting trip…

  Published October 3rd, 2021

Fall Rafting in California

What Makes California Rafting in the Fall Special?

The part of the rafting season that comes after Labor Day has some of the most peaceful days out on the river. After a long summer, our guides love the fall rafting season. Read on to learn what is so special about it and which rivers are available.

  Published September 22nd, 2021

Reflections

What I Learned From The Caldor Fire

Sometimes our plans get altered unexpectedly, giving us an opportunity to create something new and learn a thing or two about ourselves and those around us.

  Published September 21st, 2021
 

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