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What Not to Do When White Water Rafting
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…

An Inside Look at AAE Whitewater Rafting Guide Training
An Inside Look at AAE Whitewater Rafting Guide Training

American Adventure Expeditions has finished up another great year of whitewater rafting guide training, creating some of the best rafting guides you’ll find on the Arkansas River. Our trainees braved freezing water (it’s melted snow, after all!) and battled massive rapids to get their certification and join the hallowed ranks…

4 Natural Wonders in Colorado You Need to Visit
4 Natural Wonders in Colorado You Need to Visit

Colorado has long been hailed as one of the most beautiful states in the nation, and even the quickest peek at any of the natural wonders in Colorado can easily explain why. We picked four of our all-time favorite places across the state that showcase Mother Nature at her finest,…

How to Choose the Best White Water Rafting Trip
How to Choose the Best White Water Rafting Trip

Colorado is famous for its incredible mountains. While the well-kept trails to the top of the state’s 14,000-foot peaks are incomparable, a less-highlighted route weaves between the peaks: a web of rivers boasting thrilling whitewater. In the northwest corner, the Green River runs into the Yampa. Colorado’s north-central segment holds…

Calling All Serious Whitewater Junkies!
Calling All Serious Whitewater Junkies!

The Numbers is widely considered to be the best Class IV run in the entire state of Colorado… and its 20 minutes from our front door. Depending upon the water levels, measured by cubic feet per second (CFS), the river channelizes and is fun Class IV rafting and kayaking; when it…

5 Unique Ideas for Your Bachelor or Bachelorette Party
5 Unique Ideas for Your Bachelor or Bachelorette Party

For a one-of-a-kind and memorable bachelor or bachelorette party, you and your guests need to follow one simple rule: Don’t go to Las Vegas. While Las Vegas has its fair share of thrills, there are so many other places where you can hold a bachelor or bachelorette party that will…

The Beginner’s Guide to White Water Rafting
The Beginner’s Guide to White Water Rafting

You can read all the descriptions and reviews you want, but you’ll never truly experience the full thrill of white water rafting until you do it yourself. Before you take the plunge, start by arming yourself with some handy tips from our white water rafting for beginners guide. Pick Your…

10 Cardinal Rules of White Water Rafting
10 Cardinal Rules of White Water Rafting

A white water rafting trip is jam-packed with fun and nonstop thrills. However, before climbing aboard the raft, there are a few rules to know to ensure the safety of everyone on the raft – and maximize your enjoyment of the trip! Here are the ten cardinal white water rafting…

7 Essential Outdoor Activities You Need to Do In Colorado
7 Essential Outdoor Activities You Need to Do In Colorado

There’s no lack of outdoor activities in Colorado – the Centennial State should consider changing its name to the Adventure State! Here are seven must-do outdoor activities for Coloradans and visitors alike. Don’t miss out on the summer fun that Colorado has waiting for you: White Water Rafting Whitewater, slow…

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