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Staff Updates

Staff Updates

Here it comes!
Here it comes!

One of the hardest things about writing this newsletter each month is deciding on a topic.  The difficulty usually lies in having too much, not too little, to write about.  Whether it’s things going on at AAE, recent travel adventures, or updates on your favorite guides, each month I have to…

Training Day For Colorado Rafting Guides
Training Day For Colorado Rafting Guides

‘Shocked’ is exactly the word I would use to describe the look on our first-year guide trainees faces when they arrived at our headquarters in Buena Vista, CO a week ago today.  These 15 trainees (hand-picked by Mike & Paul from over 200 applicants) come to us from all over the country (Michigan, Tennessee,…

Colorado Ziplining: Flyin’ High!
Colorado Ziplining: Flyin’ High!

I know that this is going to sound pretty obvious, but personally, I’m thrilled with every opportunity that I have to just raft down the river (unfortunately this happens less than I would like now that I own the company…but I still can’t complain). However, there are some of you…

World Class Colorado White Water Rafting!
World Class Colorado White Water Rafting!

It’s the heat of summer, and you know what that means? Hot temperatures yet cool Arkansas River water rafting. Get in on a rafting trip with American Adventure Expeditions and feel the splashes and excitement of world class Colorado white water rafting! We offer rafting trips for all ages, ability…

Burgers and Rafting
Burgers and Rafting

I don’t know how it’s possible but I never get sick of smelling the burgers cook when the rafters come back from their Colorado rafting trips. They get our delicious burgers from Scanga Meat Co grilled to perfection. Then the burgers are topped with all sorts of different toppings such…

I Love My Job!
I Love My Job!

Today has been a fantastic day here at American Adventure Expeditions. Mostly because our owner Mike got to get out on the river and guide his longtime friends today. It was also a coincidence that they were from Ohio and we got to talk about how much we DON’T want…

Staff Updates – We Love Reviews!
Staff Updates – We Love Reviews!

Today I received an interesting project from one of my managers. I was instructed to look and Yelp and TripAdvisor and get updates on our recent reviews. I never really think to look at these on my own time because I basically live with the people I work with. However,…

Avoid the Ice Water: Where Our Raft Guides Work in The Winter
Avoid the Ice Water: Where Our Raft Guides Work in The Winter

Here at American Adventure, we’re lucky that we have an amazing crew every summer to guide our white water rafting trips and give our guests an unbeatable rafting experience. While we all wish we could raft year-round, the freezing Colorado winters end our season in September. Once we close up…

The Best Summer Ever!
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,…

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