Adam – Chasing Rapids and Criminals

. Our raft guides have many years of professional guiding experience. Experience on the river helps ensure safety, however it also makes for interesting river stories. Adam is in his 19th season of professional guiding. Besides that, he is also a deputy policeman. He sat down with us to help satisfy our curiosity about his […]

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Arkansas River Water Quality & Gold Medal Fishing

. This is the inspirational story of a losing battle, where the underdog  fights back to win.  In sports, nothing is more inspirational than such stories.  Just like the 1980 “Miracle On Ice” triumph where the U.S. Olympic hockey team defeated the heavily favored Russian team, such stories give us hope and the idea that […]

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3 HELPFUL HINTS TO FIND A TRUSTED RIVER RAFTING OUTFITTER

. Are you getting excited for a great whitewater rafting season? We know the feeling, it’s almost like you can’t wait for your first outdoor adventure after a long winter. While planning, we think everybody should pay attention to these three major details about the river rafting company you intend to book your trip with. […]

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10 Reasons to get out and Paddle

1) Whether it is in a canoe, kayak or raft, paddling creates a great form of exercise between upper body strengthening and aerobic exercise. 2) It is an activity that is family friendly and almost any age can participate in. 3) It is a great sport to do with friends that builds camaraderie and memories.  There are always great […]

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Expert Offers Safety Tips for High Water Season

Mark Hammer, owner of Colorado white water rafting company The Adventure Company and 28-year veteran rafting guide today released guidelines for safe rafting in high water. “We’re one of the few Colorado whitewater rafting companies offering Class V expert rafting trips,” said Hammer, “so it’s imperative we remain in the lead on safety.” Each summer, as winter’s […]

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Fall River Rafting

As the beauty of fall blankets the Arkansas Valley, many of our guides are returning from their pursuit of whitewater on the Gauley River in West Virginia. Our experienced guides join other passionate paddlers from all over the country to play and work during “Gauley season.” Unlike the Arkansas River, which is fed by snow melt, the Gauley is […]

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