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Do It All with Multisport Colorado Vacation Packages

The hardest part of a Colorado vacation is choosing what to do. River rafting is a natural choice, but, you don’t want to miss any of the other exciting experiences like horseback riding or seeing the sights as you cruise by on a train. At Raft Masters, we offer multisport packages that make it easy more…

The Joys of Rafting in September and October in Colorado on the Arkansas

One of the most exciting adventures anyone can experience is rafting on the Arkansas River in September and October. There’s fewer people to contend with, the water flow is perfect, the weather is delightfully warm and breezy and the river’s flora and fauna are abundantly vivid. Considered one of the most popular whitewater rafting destinations more…

How To Buy A Whitewater Raft

Whether you’re a rafting regular or simply enjoy the occasional whitewater excursion with your family, there’s a good chance you’ve given some thought to the possibility of buying a whitewater raft of your own. Owning a raft means holding greater freedom when determining the location and timing for your next trip. However, raft ownership also more…

What to Bring Whitewater Rafting

Wondering what to bring whitewater rafting? As in so many activities, the proper equipment can make or break a whitewater outing. The trick to successfully outfitting yourself for a raft trip is to balance the inherent space limitations of your mode of transport with the demands for safety and comfort out in the elements. Here more…

Family Rafting

Your kids crave adventure, but you’re worried about safety. Whitewater rafting with kids can be and enjoyable and exciting adventure for the whole family with minimal risk. Family rafting trips are specifically designed for youngsters; these mild adventures quickly put worried parents’ minds at ease. For the perfect outdoor adventure, consider a Family Float Trip more…

Rafting Rapids Classifications

The American Whitewater Association assigns rapids classifications based on river difficulty levels as a guideline for whitewater rafting comparison. Weather conditions and changes in the environment can change the level of difficulty for a waterway during seasonal times of year. For best information, consult a local river guide as to the rapids classifications and difficulty more…

Being a River Raft Guide

If you can’t think of anything more thrilling than a life spent on the open … well, river … then becoming a raft guide might be for you. The water’s fast pace combined with the slower tempo of outdoor life is admittedly an appealing combination, especially in today’s work-driven, electronics-fueled world. After all, the freedom more…

10 Whitewater Rafting Safety Tips from Raft Masters

Whether on vacation or just getting out of the house to cool off, whitewater rafting is a fun and invigorating outdoor activity and a great way to enjoy the outdoors no matter what your ability or experience level.  White water rafting is not just for the crazy hard core mountain people anymore.  This popular sport more…

Best Time to go Whitewater Rafting in Colorado

Rafting in Colorado is unlike rafting anywhere else in the world. The abundance of rushing water is thanks to the fact that the Continental Divide caused rivers to flow through Colorado in all directions, providing unique whitewater rafting experiences and majestic natural landscapes. If you have ever considered rafting in Colorado, there is no time more…

Royal Gorge Bridge and Park re-opens March 15th

The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park will be opening on weekends starting March 15th ROYAL GORGE BRIDGE AND PARK Guided Bus Tours Begin March 15th You’ll never see the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park like this again, so bring your camera. Witness History in the Making – the re-construction of the Royal Gorge Park in Canon City! Beginning March 15, park more…

Raft Masters begins whitewater rafting season in March!

Whitewater Rafting Season Begins! Raft Masters is gearing up for a big season by opening up early. We can take you rafting today! You can book rafting trips with Raft Masters seven days a week starting March 15th. Traditionally, we are the first to open and the last to close…and have been for years! Loveland or A-Basin more…

Arkansas River Whitewater Kayak Park

WKRP in Canon City – Free Whitewater Kayak Park! The whitewater kayak park in Canon City has been hosting the Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival since 2010 when it first opened. The park was created by manipulating the bottom of the Arkansas river to form a wave. Each of the features in the whitewater park are more…

Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival – Raft Rodeo Winners!

Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival Raft Masters rafting teams take home winnings! This isn’t our first rodeo! Last Saturday, June 22nd Raft Masters’ rafting teams placed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the 2013 Raft Rodeo at Centennial Park during the Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival.  All three rafting teams are employed by Raft Masters. Teams “Up In Ya” more…

Memorial Day marks the first big weekend of the 2013 rafting season.

Although Raft Masters has been open since the middle of March, we have been waiting for this weekend all spring long. It is the true beginning of summer.  Kids are getting out of school, families are starting to travel and of course the water here on the Arkansas River and on Clear Creek is starting more…

COLORADO OUTFITTER EARNS 2013 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

 Honored as a Top Performing Rafting Outfitter as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site   CANON CITY, COLORADO – MAY 22, 2013 – Raft Masters today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding more…

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