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10 Signs You’re A Raft Guide
10 Signs You’re A Raft Guide

You know you are a raft guide when… 1.You wear Chacos everyday, all day. Even if it is raining. 2. You own a million different lotions because your skin is so dry from being on the river all day, everyday.  3. You haven’t taken a shower in at least a…

Weekend Recap: Vertex Festival 2016
Weekend Recap: Vertex Festival 2016

For the first time, the Vertex Festival took place in Buena Vista, CO this past weekend, August 5 – 7. The festival not only showcased headliners such as Gramatik, Alabama Shakes, Odesza and Lettuce, but was complete with interactive art installations, three different stages, morning yoga sessions, a beach party…

The 6 Best Hikes In The Arkansas River Valley
The 6 Best Hikes In The Arkansas River Valley

Colorado is the outdoor enthusiast’s dream. With mountains to summit, world-class whitewater to raft, walls to rock climb, and tons of trails to hike and bike, people travel from all over the world to get a taste of the Rocky Mountains. Want to get in on some of the Rocky…

How To Fully Experience Buena Vista In One Day
How To Fully Experience Buena Vista In One Day

Are you visiting Colorado and wanting to spend a day in the Rocky Mountains but aren’t sure what to do? Or are you a Colorado Native wanting to explore more in your own backyard? Well we’ve got you covered! Buena Vista, a short drive from Denver and the Front Range,…

All You Need To Know About AAE Raft Guide Training
All You Need To Know About AAE Raft Guide Training

Our 2016 raft guide training course has finally came to an end and we would like to introduce to you our amazing 2016 rookies! For the past three weeks they have been training on and off the water for five days a week. They have logged over 100 hours in…

2016 Rafting Season!
2016 Rafting Season!

Welcome 2016 Rafters! The 2016 rafting season has finally began in Colorado on the Arkansas River! We are excited to start this rafting season off with a splash and want to welcome our returning guides back for another season on the Arkansas River, as well as our trainees that are…

Whitewater Weddings
Whitewater Weddings

If you’re looking for an unconventional way to entertain your wedding party before or after the big day, whitewater rafting has it all! We offer trips that range from an easy float to adrenaline pumping rapids that your guests won’t soon forget. Our two riverside locations are the perfect starting…