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How to Pack a Cooler Like a Pro


Posted By on Jan 7, 2019

There’s not much worse than opening a cooler up mid-adventure to find the grapes swimming in a lovely pool of lunch meat juice. Or that the lettuce is frozen and the raw chicken is warm. Or that you’ve simply run out of ice. Here are some tips and tricks that our cooler packing professionals at America’s Rafting Co have figured out over years and years of packing for multi-day Hells Canyon rafting adventures:...

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Are you a beginner whitewater rafter? Does your significant other/friend/child really want to jump on a rafting trip but you’re not so sure? No problem! Guided overnight whitewater trips are perfect for even the most beginner rafters. Here are some tips and tricks to get you ready:   THE RAPIDS “Are they scary? Is it continuous whitewater rapids? Is it safe?” These are some of the most common concerns for...

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How to Pack for Rafting Trips

How to Pack for Rafting Trips


Posted By on Jul 17, 2018

Packing for rafting trips in Hells Canyon, Salmon River or ANY river can seem overwhelming. What to bring? Am I bringing too much? Too little? The right stuff?   Here are the answers to some of the most asked questions about packing:   How much can I bring? A lot! That’s the great thing about rafting trips versus say backpacking trips. The boats do most of the gear moving so there’s plenty of room for anything...

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Spring is a’coming!

Spring is a’coming!


Posted By on Feb 20, 2017

Spring is inching closer and closer to us. Ok, I know it’s still February but a girl can dream. We’ve been making the usual annual repairs on our gear and getting everything nice and shiny for this summer. Testing new recipes for our summer menu’s might be my favorite. Jarrett’s the official tester, so I have a feeling it’s his favorite too. This last week I’ve had chocolate chip cookies on the...

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The countdown is on ya’ll! We have summer in our sights and it’s coming fast! Yikes, are we ready, well no. But, we’ll get ready in ahurry for Idaho River Rafting. Pre-season for us means utter chaos, it’s like Spring Cleaning on steroids. We have our winter projects to wrap up and gear to inspect, organize, repair, clean and put away. It’s really a lot of fun, but it can be just a bit stressful. The...

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Many of you may know the adventure-mobile, some more personally than others. If you’ve been on Idaho rafting trips with ARC than you’ve taken a lovely and entertaining ride in the adventure-mobile (15 passenger van)! The ride in the adventure mobile is quite different on the way to the river than it is on the way home from the river. On the way to the river for one of our Idaho Rafting Trips the adventure-mobile ┬áis full...

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