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5 Things You Should Know About AAE Headboatman Archie Ofenstein
5 Things You Should Know About AAE Headboatman Archie Ofenstein

Archie has been a guide with American Adventure Expeditions since 2003 but has over 14 years of experience whitewater rafting and guiding. His daily tasks as the head boatman in Buena Vista include rigging boats, checking river water levels, organizing guests into boats, managing 20+ raft guides, making sure that…

Safety Week at AAE
Safety Week at AAE

This week is safety week here at American Adventure Expeditions! Safety is our number one priority for all of our trips on the Arkansas River and we would like to share with you the precautionary steps we take to ensure a stress-free trip with us! First of all, our guides…

Winter is ‘Nigh
Winter is ‘Nigh

As the seasons change, we look forward to a great winter and deep snowpack. Our weather has begun its shift towards winter as the peaks have a thin coating of snow and a few folks have even squeezed in some turns up high. Our last few storms have left enough coverage at…

What Are You Doing This Weekend?
What Are You Doing This Weekend?

River rafting in Colorado allows you to capture the outdoors at its best. Whether you are looking for an extreme ride through narrow twists and turns, or are looking for a family- friendly weekend adventure, Arkansas River rafting is calling your name!

A Vacation Right Around the Corner
A Vacation Right Around the Corner

River rafting in Colorado is the optimal get away- if only for one day over the weekend. Colorado is one of the best places to experience white water thrills, and the Arkansas River rafting does not disappoint!

Can’t Decide on Which Colorado Rafting Excursion is Right For You?
Can’t Decide on Which Colorado Rafting Excursion is Right For You?

Interested in going Colorado rafting but don’t know which trip to take? Not to worry- check out the “Our Trips” page to see which excursion will suit you best!

We Want to Hear Your Colorado Rafting Stories!
We Want to Hear Your Colorado Rafting Stories!

Have you already taken a Colorado rafting trip with us before? If so, we’d love for you to share your story!

Ever Gone Ziplining In Colorado?
Ever Gone Ziplining In Colorado?

Have you ever been ziplining? This is your chance to really get out and experience Colorado to the fullest extent!

Arkansas River Levels – High Water and Colorado Rafting Safety
Arkansas River Levels – High Water and Colorado Rafting Safety

Here in Colorado, the Arkansas River does pretty much the same thing every season. We can start rafting on the Arkansas River sometime around the end of April, the snow starts melting sometime in mid-May which begins our high water season! Our high water season typically lasts from the end…

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