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royal gorge rafting

royal gorge rafting

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…

Arkansas River History
Arkansas River History

Did you know these awesome historical facts about the Arkansas River? Take a look at some interesting Arkansas River history: Evidence of the first humans on the Arkansas River dates back 10,000 years.   Many Native American tribes including Apache, Ute, Arapahoe, Cheyenne and Kiowa used the river as a migration…

The Royal Gorge Is Open For Rafting
The Royal Gorge Is Open For Rafting

The Royal Gorge is now open for rafting! After weeks of being closed due to the fire, we are ecstatic to say we can once again raft the mighty gorge. The Gorge is flowing at an excellent water level right now for great adventure and perfect whitewater excitement. Close your…

High Water Season in Colorado
High Water Season in Colorado

High water season in Colorado. What does that mean? Maximum adventure, thrills, and splashes. We are offering the best that Colorado whitewater rafting has to offer with trips down The Numbers, Brown’s Canyon, Bighorn Sheep Canyon, and The Royal Gorge. The Numbers rafting is the ultimate Colorado rafting adventure! Experience…

Rafting Along The Royal Gorge
Rafting Along The Royal Gorge

What’s that up there? Looks like a pretty big rapid followed by a hard left turn… I wondered how we were going to negotiate it, then our guide Curtis hollered “Sunshine rapid is up ahead! Get ready for a hard forward paddle followed by a lean-in, then get back upright…

Royal Gorge Rafting Video
Royal Gorge Rafting Video

Thanks to Chris Ambrose and friends for making this video of their Royal Gorge rafting trip with American Adventure Expeditions! “We had a great time rafting with Curtis on July 22nd, and decided to make a short video of the experience.  Below is the YouTube link…  hope you enjoy our…

Labor Day Weekend On The Arkansas River
Labor Day Weekend On The Arkansas River

Labor Day weekend is right around the corner and what better way to spend it than by whitewater rafting? Through September 5th, we will be offering whitewater rafting adventures down the Arkansas River through Browns Canyon, Bighorn Sheep Canyon and the Royal Gorge. Why come rafting now? It’s the perfect…

That’s A Wrap On The 2016 Rafting Season
That’s A Wrap On The 2016 Rafting Season

We have just closed our books on the 2016 rafting season and boy was it a fun summer! We wanted to give a huge shout out to our large groups that came through this summer and all of the families and friends that rallied their troops to experience the wonders…

Stay Tuned To What Our Guides Do In The Off Season
Stay Tuned To What Our Guides Do In The Off Season

As the season is slowly coming to an end, our guides are begining to transition to their off season gigs. Many are still in college, but there are many that have incredible winter jobs or travel the globe in search of whitewater and deep powder (deep snow). So, we’ve put…

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