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Colorado Rafting Articles

Colorado Rafting Articles

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…

Rafting In Breckenridge
Rafting In Breckenridge

There is not a more quintessential Colorado town than Breckenridge! Breckenridge is exactly what you think of when you think of a Colorado town; nestled at the base of large mountain peaks, a walkable downtown area, plenty of outdoor adventure activities, boutique shops, and lots of locally-owned restaurants all to…

This Big Wet Winter Will Call for a Big Wet Rafting Season!
This Big Wet Winter Will Call for a Big Wet Rafting Season!

Colorado has seen more snow in January and February than we’ve seen all winter in past years and, honestly, without trying to jinx it — we’re stoked! Big winters mean big summers and with everyone out there, playing and enjoying what Mother Nature has to offer, we’re jazzed for this…

Colorado Rafting Rapid Ratings
Colorado Rafting Rapid Ratings

Want to go on a Colorado white water rafting trip but aren’t sure which river run suits you?  Learn a little more about rapid ratings: Rapids are rated on a scale from Class I through Class VI. Class I: No substantial obstacles / waves. Class II: Entails regular waves, clear…

Take Advantage of Colorado White Water Rafting Season While You Can
Take Advantage of Colorado White Water Rafting Season While You Can

Colorado white water rafting is one of the most popular outdoor activities Colorado has to offer during the warmer parts of the year.  The Arkansas River provides numerous rafting excursions throughout the state and its diverse levels of rapids allow for a person to choose a trip that suits their…

The Numbers Rafting – Planning the Ultimate Colorado Rafting Trip
The Numbers Rafting – Planning the Ultimate Colorado Rafting Trip

The Numbers Background The Numbers is an 8-mile Class IV/V (advanced) section on the Arkansas River located 10 miles north of Buena Vista, Colorado, and is widely considered to be one of the most difficult sections of commercially rafted river in Colorado.  This narrow section of whitewater winds its way…

Brown’s Canyon Rafting – Planning a Scenic Colorado Rafting Adventure
Brown’s Canyon Rafting – Planning a Scenic Colorado Rafting Adventure

Brown’s Canyon is the most popular section of rafting river in all of North America for good reason – it’s filled with fun and exciting rapids ranging from Class I – Class IV not to mention some of the most amazing scenery Colorado has to offer. American Adventure Expeditions offers…

Top 5 Reasons People Come for Winter & Stay for the Summer
Top 5 Reasons People Come for Winter & Stay for the Summer

Snow capped peaks. Champagne powder.  Bluebird skies. Small town feel. Natural snow. No lift lines.  These are just a just a handful of the reasons that people choose the Upper Arkansas River Valley in the winter for the skiing, snowmobiling and other snowy adventures here- a place unlike any other…

The 7 Mountain Adventures We Offer!
The 7 Mountain Adventures We Offer!

Okay, yes. We love to talk about the magical river valley that we live in, and how stoked we are to be able to raft the Arkansas every single day, all summer long. But truth be told, American Adventure Expeditions is more than just rafting. We’ve got the perfect menu…

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