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rafting in colorado

rafting in colorado

3 Fun Facts About The Coolest Raft Guide In Colorado
3 Fun Facts About The Coolest Raft Guide In Colorado

Meet AAE Assistant Head Boatman, Andrew Bowlin! Known as Bowlin on the Arkansas River, he has been a guide for AAE since 2010 and became the assistant head boatman in 2013. Like many of our other guides, he was simply looking for a change of scenery and decided to search…

Top 5 Adventure Instagram Accounts
Top 5 Adventure Instagram Accounts

If you love the outdoors, you probably scan through Instagram to get some inspiration for your next adventure. We decided to put together a short list of our top five Instagram accounts for you to follow in hopes of inspiring you to explore the beauty of Colorado and the Rocky…

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…

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…

Experience The Rocky Mountains: Raft + ATV Adventure
Experience The Rocky Mountains: Raft + ATV Adventure

It’s the mountains and the rivers of this state that make it truly unique, and there is no better way to experience them both than with a little ‘on water and off road’ adventure. Our Colorado Rafting + ATV combo package includes plenty of rapids on Colorado’s most popular river,…

Arkansas River White Water Rafting Season Has Begun!
Arkansas River White Water Rafting Season Has Begun!

The season for white water rafting has officially begun and AAE is the place to be! With the cold weather being replaced by sunny skies, now is your chance to book your Arkansas River rafting trip.  American Adventure has been your #1 guide for river rafting in Colorado for over…

Hello world!
Hello world!

Welcome to AAE’s First Ever Blog!  This is Amber Kissack, co-owner of American Adventure Expeditions. As we jump feet first into a brand new decade, we’ve decided that it’s time for us to throw our hat into the ring of social media.  But we’re just simple outdoorsy people, unassuming and unapologetic, never conforming to ‘the man’…and certainly…

Rafting in Colorado – What to Look For In a Colorado Rafting Guide
Rafting in Colorado – What to Look For In a Colorado Rafting Guide

The Arkansas River boasts some of the most incredible scenery, wildlife, and rapids in the country, but what really makes a Colorado river rafting trip so special is the river guide! Rafting in Colorado is great fun, but unless you’re a trained professional, it’s not something to do on your…

Colorado Rafting – A Beginner’s Guide to Colorado Whitewater Rafting
Colorado Rafting – A Beginner’s Guide to Colorado Whitewater Rafting

One of the biggest misconceptions about whitewater rafting in Colorado is that it’s only for people looking for an extreme adventure. This couldn’t be further from the truth! Colorado has plenty of stretches of river that are perfect for the beginner, or those who are looking for a little bit of whitewater. Read on…

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