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Royal Gorge Rafting – Planning Your Trip on the Legendary Royal Gorge
Royal Gorge Rafting – Planning Your Trip on the Legendary Royal Gorge

The Royal Gorge, located on the Arkansas River near Canon City, CO, offers some of the best whitewater rafting in Colorado and the United States.  Also called the “Grand Canyon of the Arkansas”, the Royal Gorge has 12-miles of Class IV/V (advanced) rafting through unforgettable rapids and 1,100 foot granite…

Colorado River Rafting – Choose An Adventure On The Arkansas River
Colorado River Rafting – Choose An Adventure On The Arkansas River

The Arkansas River in Colorado is America’s most popular river, and for good reason. With trips ranging from family-friendly to adrenaline-pumping, there truly is something for everyone to enjoy whitewater rafting in Colorado. Whether you’re a soccer mom planning a beginner trip for the team, or a local who wants…

Colorado Rafting Trips – How To Get The Most Out Of The Arkansas River
Colorado Rafting Trips – How To Get The Most Out Of The Arkansas River

The Arkansas River Valley is considered by many to be a ‘hidden gem’ of Colorado.  Not only does it boast the highest concentration of 14,000’ peaks in the lower 48 states (making it an excellent place for biking, hiking, and fishing) but it also contains some of the most ideal…

Colorado Rafting – A Beginner’s Guide to Colorado Whitewater Rafting
Colorado Rafting – A Beginner’s Guide to Colorado Whitewater Rafting

One of the biggest misconceptions about whitewater rafting in Colorado is that it’s only for people looking for an extreme adventure. This couldn’t be further from the truth! Colorado has plenty of stretches of river that are perfect for the beginner, or those who are looking for a little bit of whitewater. Read on…

Rafting in Colorado – What to Look For In a Colorado Rafting Guide
Rafting in Colorado – What to Look For In a Colorado Rafting Guide

The Arkansas River boasts some of the most incredible scenery, wildlife, and rapids in the country, but what really makes a Colorado river rafting trip so special is the river guide! Rafting in Colorado is great fun, but unless you’re a trained professional, it’s not something to do on your…

Colorado Rafting – Experience the Beauty of Colorado’s Arkansas River
Colorado Rafting – Experience the Beauty of Colorado’s Arkansas River

As the most popular rafting river in all of North America, The Arkansas River provides everything you could want from a Colorado rafting experience! With the perfect combination of beautiful Colorado scenery and amazing whitewater rapids, it is sure to be the highlight of your summer vacation. Whether you’re an…

December 2010 Newsletter
December 2010 Newsletter

So we know that this newsletter isn’t the most consistent thing that we’ve ever worked on, but we do have good excuses. During the summer, if the whitewater is flowing we’re usually on the river, and in the winter if we’re getting snow we’re probably out on the slopes (we…

Thanks For The Praise!
Thanks For The Praise!

A Big Thank You! To Scott S. of Denver, Colorado and Michael P. of Sommerville, Ma for there great reviews on Yelp! We love hearing such great things about our Colorado rafting trips and our river guides.  We loved having both of you ride the rapids with us. We hope…

Ride with AAE Owner, Mike Kissack
Ride with AAE Owner, Mike Kissack

Just a day in the life of AAE owner Mike Kissack.  We usually spend quite a bit of time in the office checking people in, managing guides and running our amazing business.  However, there are our favorite days when we get to get out and ride the rapids with some…

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