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Royal Gorge Rafting – Planning Your Trip on the Legendary Royal Gorge
Royal Gorge Rafting – Planning Your Trip on the Legendary Royal Gorge

The Royal Gorge, located on the Arkansas River near Canon City, CO, offers some of the best whitewater rafting in Colorado and the United States.  Also called the “Grand Canyon of the Arkansas”, the Royal Gorge has 12-miles of Class IV/V (advanced) rafting through unforgettable rapids and 1,100 foot granite…

Colorado Rafting – Experience the Beauty of Colorado’s Arkansas River
Colorado Rafting – Experience the Beauty of Colorado’s Arkansas River

As the most popular rafting river in all of North America, The Arkansas River provides everything you could want from a Colorado rafting experience! With the perfect combination of beautiful Colorado scenery and amazing whitewater rapids, it is sure to be the highlight of your summer vacation. Whether you’re an…

Thanks For The Praise!
Thanks For The Praise!

A Big Thank You! To Scott S. of Denver, Colorado and Michael P. of Sommerville, Ma for there great reviews on Yelp! We love hearing such great things about our Colorado rafting trips and our river guides.  We loved having both of you ride the rapids with us. We hope…

Whitewater Classifications – What Do They Mean?
Whitewater Classifications – What Do They Mean?

Whitewater classifications – what do you know about them? When I first took this job I’ll admit I knew little to nothing about what those I – IV classes actually meant. Now after a summer full of rating I have a much better idea and would like to share what…

Overnight Colorado Rafting Trips With AAE!
Overnight Colorado Rafting Trips With AAE!

The only thing better than a Colorado rafting trip on the Arkansas River is sleeping underneath the stars in ‘rustic comfort’ and doing it all again the next day! After an exhilarating day on the water, relax and share the day’s adventures around the campfire as your guides take care of…

The Arkansas River
The Arkansas River

Even though the Arkansas River is most widely known as one of the nation’s top whitewater rafting destinations, there are also several reasons why this river is so amazing! Not only does it have several different stretches offering diverse scenery and wildlife, but whitewater classes that range from a beginner…

If you can’t take the heat…Get outta the kitchen!
If you can’t take the heat…Get outta the kitchen!

Entering our fifth year of ownership here at AAE, I’m not sure if we can still consider ourselves new business owners anymore.  Regardless, we continue to learn at an amazing pace.  The old saying ‘if I knew then, what I know now’ has never rang so true, as it has…

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