All tagged Rafting Companies
Welcome to Rafting! This is the first part in our series aimed at welcoming new participants to the sport of whitewater rafting. If you are new to rafting, a first timer, or you are getting a group together and don’t know what to expect you probably want to know why would you go with a rafting company and what do they provide?
The easy answer is: Just show up and we take care of the rest. That is the mantra of any good rafting company.
If you haven’t been on the river it’s hard to know what to expect from your trip. Friends will try to convince you to go telling you it’s “hardcore” or super fun, but they rarely elaborate on why they feel that way. Whitewater rafting can seem like a scary experience for some at first, but beyond the fear and hype of the adrenaline rush, there is a truly world changing experience that rivers and remote canyons have to offer.
As the wife of a river guide in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Anna Bagley sees the cycle of life in a rafting company every year. You can't stop fall, but you can write a poem.
Nestled in the southern alps of France lies the incredible Ubaye Valley and one of France’s premiere rafting destinations. The Ubaye River is located just 4 hours from the Marseille and makes an excellent getaway from the summer heat of the French Riviera. The town of Le Lauzet-Ubaye in the Alpes de Haute Provence hosts all of the major rafting companies on the Ubaye river
Being a good guide takes more than just an great ability to navigate rivers. It takes a person who dedicates a portion of their life to living as a guide. More than anything else guiding is a lifestyle. So what exactly does it take to not just make it as a guide, but to thrive as a guide?
So you booked a river trip with your friends, but how do I know that the guide is quality? Who are these akward people taking me down the river anyway?
Spring time in California is an epic and much anticipated season for rafting. California becomes a Mecca for paddlers from around the world. The free flowing rivers begin to roar and rafting companies start up their operations on California's best whitewater. The Kaweah River is one of our top picks for Spring river trips in California.