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The Best Summer Ever!

Thank You For Everything! After an unbelievably successful summer, rafting season is over and our outposts are all packed up until spring.  Undoubtedly, the number one factor that made this season so outstanding were all the outstanding guests that joined us on an adventure.  Without the enjoyable interactions, kindhearted reviews, and positive word of mouth,…

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September 13, 2017

The Best Way to Close Out This Summer!

Want to end this summer with a bang?  Here at American Adventure Expeditions, we offer many amazing deals on full day adventure packages.  While we are whitewater rafting company, we have worked with some of the top local businesses in order to provide huge discounts for customers who are looking to create a life long…

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August 23, 2017

5 Reasons Late Season Rafting is a Better Adventure!

By the time August rolls around the water levels on the Arkansas tend to take a pretty big dip. The storms we’ve had early this month helped maintain some pretty awesome late season water levels, but even the rain can’t keep the river from losing steam.  With the help of the Voluntary Flow Management Program,…

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August 14, 2017

5 Reasons You NEED to go Whitewater Rafting Before it’s too Late!

Are you looking for an adrenaline rush to start your summer?  Colorado was lucky enough to build up an abnormally huge snowpack over the winter.  This is great news for any thrill seekers out there!  As Colorado experiences rising temperatures, the runoff from the mountains will continue to increase water levels into the beginning of…

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July 1, 2017

What Not to Do When White Water Rafting

Scream. Whoop. Laugh. Wear a life jacket. These are all things that are perfectly acceptable, and even expected, when you’re white water rafting. If you’ve been looking into a white water rafting adventure, surely you’ve come across tons of tips for what to do on a raft. But you may have yet to stumble upon…

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June 28, 2017

3 Reasons Why Rafting is a Great Team Building Activity

“Lean forward—row!” the raft guide yells to the paddlers over the roaring whitewater. You look up – everyone sits shoulder to shoulder around the raft, laughing with wide grins on their face. Your team’s paddles all clack together in a high-five that mirrors the silhouette of a teepee. Everyone yells in unified celebration for a…

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April 20, 2017

When is White Water Rafting Season?

Five sections of river. Four different regions to explore. Smiles for miles across crested waves.  White water rafting season is a Colorado staple –  many Coloradans or Centennial State visitors jump into a raft each summer with a top-of-the-line paddle expert. If you’re looking into trying your hand at some of the best rapids Colorado…

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April 4, 2017

What Should You Bring on a White Water Rafting Trip?

To make the most of your white water rafting trip, you only need to bring along a few essentials. Packing light and leaving valuables behind is always the best bet as you’re sure to get wet on all of our rafting adventures. Below, we’ve put together a list of essential items to bring with you,…

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March 21, 2017

What to Wear, and What Not To Wear Whitewater Rafting

If you’ve ever contemplated climbing into a raft and hitting the rapids, you absolutely should. Soaring over the waves is a one-of-a-kind experience, whether you’re enjoying a set of easy rapids or you’re tackling something a little more challenging. However, if you’re not properly dressed to go white water rafting, you might find an otherwise…

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February 28, 2017

The Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River: the Royal Gorge

The Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River: the Royal Gorge   The Royal Gorge of the Arkansas River boasts some of the greatest whitewater in Colorado. In fact, a few of our all-time favorite rapids lie between its 1000ft canyon walls. It is commonly referred to as the Grand Canyon of the Arkansas, with a…

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