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A Review of Popular River Rafting Trips and Services


Organized river rafting trips are a good idea for novices and experts alike. River rafting tours provide all of the equipment, guidance, and instruction necessary.

River Rafting in Washington State


The great state of Washington offers some of the best white-water rafting in the entire country. There are around 15 rivers in Washington state that are great for river rafting.

River Rafting in Colorado


The sport of river rafting was practically invented in Colorado. In the late 1960s Bill Dvorak came up with many safety standards for equipment and many guidelines for proper rafting technique.

River Rafting in California


River rafting is a major attraction in California. The most popular California river rafting destination is the mighty American River.

River Rafting in the Grand Canyon


Rafting through the Grand Canyon is the experience of a lifetime. Viewing the canyon from along the rim is a stunning experience on its own, but it pales in comparison to the adventure of riding the river through it.

River Rafting on the Salmon River


The beautiful Salmon River stretches through over 400 miles of Idaho. The legendary explorers Lewis and Clark traveled part of the Salmon River but thought it was too rough to navigate.

Rafting on the Rogue River in Oregon


Oregon's Rogue River is one of the nation's most beautiful. The Rogue River begins in Crater Lake and extends 215 miles until it empties in the Pacific Ocean.

What Do Cowboys-n-Campfires Have in Common?


I bet you're wondering where the heck this articles going. After all what could cowboys-n-campfires have in common? Well lots actually!Cowboys are full of wonderful tales from their travels and their work.

Adventure Travel on Horseback


When you think of "adventure travel," what crosses your mind? Hiking? White water rafting? Scuba diving? Something as sedentary as a cruise ship or land rover safari? Those ideas lose their "adventure" status when you compare them to galloping on a horse in Africa with a zebra and wildebeest racing along side you, or quietly observing the elephant and giraffe.How can a traveler visit the remote parts of the world's most beautiful and interesting places while.

Stay Warm - A Backpacking Skill


Stay warm or die. That's what it comes down to at the extremes.

Find a Camping Gear Outlet Near You


When you search online for a camping gear outlet you will find camping gear at great discounts like tents, sleeping materials like sleeping bags, navigation and survival items, camping furniture and lanterns, tools, knives and optics, personal care equipment, backpacks, camping cookware, and other camping stuff.If the camp gear outlet you find is an established one, you will find some of the best sales and discounts on clearance items as well as discontinued ones.

Camping For Fun


Camping for fun is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and relax. But before going camping you will need to purchase camping equipment one of the better places to get the gear you need is at camping world.

Dont Forget that Camping Gear Checklist Before You Leave on that Family Camping Adventure


A camping gear checklist is an important tool to help you prepare and pack for that annual family camping trip. The last thing you want to remember about that camping trip is how you forgot that one piece of important gear and made the whole family unhappy.

You Might Be An Ultralight Backpacker If...


If you you find yourself saying "Hey, that's a good idea," to more than one of the following, you might be an ultralight backpacker. They are collected from various lightweight backpacking forums.

The Lumemo Trail - An African Wilderness Experience for the Practiced Hiker


The Udzungwa Mountains National park was created primarily for the protection of flora rather than fauna. The park was registered in 1992 and is the first of its kind in Tanzania.

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Difficulties mostly over for winter recreation  Yakima Herald-Republic

Plenty of snow over the last couple weeks finally rejuvenated winter recreation in the area, which faced multiple hurdles earlier this season.


Backwoods Extreme with David Orlowski: Winter trifecta awaits outdoor enthusiast  Kokomo Perspective

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Outdoors Xtras: Electronic hand warmer, cash advice and breakfast recipe  Tarentum Valley News Dispatch

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Viterbo University students spend night outdoors to learn the struggles of the homeless  News8000.com - WKBT

As the winter cold continues, not everyone is lucky enough to have a warm place to stay. And some Viterbo students are learning their struggles first-hand.


Flyers and Penguins’ Stadium Series game continues NHL’s outdoor success story  Philly.com

The league's outdoor games draw record crowds. Early skepticism has given way to teams and cities eager to host and participate.


OUTDOORS: NOAA researchers seeking clues on salmon survival  Peninsula Daily News

RESEARCHERS WITH THE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have set out for the Gulf of Alaska to determine what influences whether ...


Art Lander's Outdoors: Teddy Roosevelt an admired president, conservationist, American icon of freedom  User-generated content

Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Jr. (1858 – 1919) was one of America's most popular, admired and beloved presidents. The two-term Republican (1901-1909) was ...


OUTDOORS: Annual antler scoring event was lightly attended  Leader Publications

This year's antler scoring event at the Jay Henges Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center in High Ridge was fraught with the classic good news-bad ...


Cameras reveal hidden world of carnivores on Apostle Islands  Williston Daily Herald

Four years of footage from cameras secreted among the Apostle Islands have revealed surprise after surprise about the number of predators that call the islands ...


Rockaway Outdoors  Wave of Long Island

Ran into the "braintrust" of Gypsea charters over the weekend. Seems like the shipyard is the place to be. Their whole crew was busy sanding, grinding taking.


OUTDOORS: Summer/fall salmon seasons beginning to take shape, could be a good year for coho  Peninsula Daily News

NORTH OF FALCON, the annual salmon season setting process in which federal, state and tribal fishery managers plan the area's recreation and commercial ...


Outdoors Report: New snow keeps the good times rolling  Journal Times

After starting out the winter with a lack of snow February is making up for it. Earlier in the week the southern half of the state received 4 to 6.


Academy Sports and Outdoors recalls turkey fryer due to fire hazard  KSN-TV

Academy Sports and Outdoors is recalling a turkey fryer due to fire hazard. The fryers were sold in stores and online at www.academy.com from October 2018 ...


Hunters, let's share the outdoors | Opinion  PennLive.com

Hunters get six days a week. Other users of the outdoors should get one day.


Great Outdoors and Bike Expo Saturday, Sunday  The Spokesman-Review

The third annual outdoor adventure and bike expo will be Saturday and next Sunday at the Spokane Convention Center. Expo attendees also gain access to the ...


Outdoors: These spoons have taken more fish than any other lure  Tallahassee.com

Spoons probably have taken more fish than any other lure. Legend has it that the first spoon was made by a fisherman who dropped an eating utensil over the ...


Outdoors events, 2/17  Lincoln Journal Star

WEDNESDAY. Archery event — College Night on the Range, 8:30-10 p.m. Wednesdays when UNL is in session, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education ...


Business owners react to possible drinking outdoors and inside shops at Liberty Center  Hamilton Journal News

Businesses that would be directly impacted by a proposed outdoor drinking area at Liberty Center said they see positives to the latest move by an area ...


LSV Asset Management Buys 800 Shares of Johnson Outdoors Inc. (JOUT)  Fairfield Current

LSV Asset Management grew its holdings in Johnson Outdoors Inc. (NASDAQ:JOUT) by 2.6% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing ...


Camber Outdoors CEO Deanne Buck Resigns  Outside

Camber Outdoors CEO Deanne Buck has announced that she will step down effective immediately. The resignation came after backlash Camber received over ...


Get ready for summer adventures at the Spokane Great Outdoors & Bike Expo  KXLY Spokane

The third annual Spokane Great Outdoors and Bike Expo is happening at the Spokane Convention Center this Saturday and Sunday.


Should I become an apiarist? | Outdoors  SoMdNews.com

We're getting ready to move to our new house soon, and just like most folks who make the move from city life to country life, I've been dreaming about how.


MnDNR: Conservation Officer Reports | Outdoors  International Falls Journal

District 5 — Eveleth area. Feb. 19. CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports fishing on Rainy Lake has slowed as little success was observed, however ...


Deanne Buck resigns from Camber Outdoors and Diana Seung steps in  SNEWS

Camber Outdoors Executive Director Deanne Buck has tendered her resignation after six years at the helm of the organization who's mission is "equity in the ...


Nature Notes: The urban, confused, woodpecker  Elko Daily Free Press

I recently placed a new nest box in my yard, hoping a pair of northern flickers will use it this spring. Flickers are woodpeckers commonly seen in my ...


Local uplands merit attention | Outdoors  Uniontown Herald Standard

Recently, my wife Kathy wished to replenish our stock of some household items at a large retail establishment in South Union Township. Owing to a health issue, ...


Outdoors: CDC warns hunters of 'zombie deer' | News  Corsicana Daily Sun

The Centers for Disease Control made national headlines last week with stories about a “zombie” deer disease. Using “zombie” in the headline gets people's ...


State outdoors calendar  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Calendar. NOTE For additions to this calendar, fax the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette at (501) 378-3869. Information on events also may be emailed to ...


Cowlitz Valley Runners schedule | Outdoors  Longview Daily News

The Cowlitz Valley Runners group sponsors Saturday morning fun runs and other club events on a monthly basis.


DOKKEN: Warroad High School elective class sheds light on outdoors...  Grand Forks Herald

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A variety of events as we work through the winter months  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

We are coming into the period of the winter season when the weather begins to moderate some, at least regarding extreme temperatures, and the days are ...


Nicholas couple's love of the outdoors strengthens love for one another  Charleston Gazette-Mail

DIXIE — Tim and Kari Mihal have found a simple formula for marital success: hunt a lot, fish a lot, and share the same faith.


FWP encourages women to get outdoors with ice fishing class  NBC Montana

Ice fishing is one of the ways people can get out and have fun during the winter. On Saturday in Kalispell, plenty of women were out on the ice learning how it ...


Growing in Paradise: A Beginner's Guide to Outdoor Cannabis in Tropical Climates  Leafly

Tropical climates can teach a lot about growing cannabis. Whether or not you like the heat and humidity of the region, your cannabis plants love it.


2019 lake trout regulations to change in Grand Traverse Bay  Petoskey News-Review

Because the 2018 harvest limit for lake trout in Grand Traverse Bay was exceeded, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is looking at some regulation ...


DC Inmates Weren't Allowed Outdoors For Months, Advocates Say  DCist

Residents at the Correctional Treatment Facility say they're begging for *fresh* air and sunlight, but aren't getting any. The DOC says inmates haven't been ...


BN Outdoor Calendar (Feb. 21)  Buffalo News

Feb. 20-24 – Western New York Boat Show at Adpro Sports Training Center, One Bills Drive, Orchard Park. Admission free Thursday. www.wnyboatshow.com ...


WSI increases with snow, cold | Outdoors  International Falls Journal

Snow showers and cold temperatures are pushing the winter severity index up in Borderland, but it's still below last years' index.


Capt. David Bacon: Teasing Rights For Life Is The Best  Noozhawk

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Spokane Great Outdoors and Bike Expo will stage its first dog fashion show Feb. 24  The Spokesman-Review

Fashionable dogs will be making an appearance at the first Outdoor Dog Fashion Show at the annual Great Outdoors and Bike Expo set for Feb. 23-24 at the ...


Outdoor notes: Cowboy Trail gets grant to aid development  Scottsbluff Star Herald

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Winter Outdoor Fun Day offers family fun | Community  Petoskey News-Review

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Getting outdoors for spring activities  Port Townsend Leader

As the weather warms up, the outdoors in the Pacific Northwest can shine. It may be a good time to learn more about the natural history and ecology of our ...


Outdoors briefs | Outdoors  Lewiston Morning Tribune

Monday is last day to offer feedback on upland game management plan.


Dan McNeil speaks, sturgeon, eagles: Notes around Chicago outdoors  Chicago Sun-Times

Dan McNeil speaks on muskies, eagle sightings all over and sturgeon are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors.


Vista Outdoor looks to save money | Northwest  Lewiston Morning Tribune

Fewer than 20 employees at Vista Outdoor's operations in Lewiston accepted offers of early retirement presented to them in January.


Hope Outdoors, churches help hunters with disabilities  WDAM

Hope Outdoors helps people with disabilities get involved with outdoor activities such as hunting.


New push to get for children outdoors  KARE11.com

The "Leave No Child Inside" bill is part of an effort to help children connect with nature, especially those who may be deprived of such opportunities..


Landscapers brought the outdoors inside at the Spring Home & Garden Show  NBC4i.com

The 63rd annual Dispatch Spring Home & Garden Show was held this weekend at the Ohio Expo Center.


Outdoors notices for Feb. 10, 2018  Tribune-Review

NOTICES Outdoors RIFLE/TRAP LEAGUES • In the Allegheny Valley Rifle League on Feb. 1, Butler (11-2) defeated Murrysville (4-9), 1161-1140, and Clymer ...


ITC: Murray goes Outdoors  Yahoo Sports

Joey Alfieri looks at the great, good and bad fantasy goalies for the upcoming week.


Indiana Outdoors 2/16/19 | WFNI ESPN 107.5  1070 The Fan - Indianapolis

Opening weekend of the 65th Ford Boat Sport and Travel show, a preview of the DNR booth and Indiana Hunter Education. 1070 The Fan · IO 021619.


Make a date with the great outdoors this Valentine's Day  Loveland Reporter-Herald

What's it like outdoors?The National Weather *Service* is predicting warm, sunny days for Thursday and Friday, 52 and 48 degrees respectively, that could draw ...


Take The Spa Outdoors (Yes, In Winter) At This Brooklyn Wellness Escape  Forbes

The pop-up spa at a Brooklyn hotel's outdoor terrace features six glorious glamping tents outfitted with wellness-inducing infrared saunas.


OUTDOORS CALENDAR | Outdoors | wiscnews.com  WiscNews

Feb. 21 – Sauk County Pheasants Forever Banquet at the Glacier Canyon Lodge and Conference Center at the Wilderness Resort in Lake Delton. Event begins ...


NEIL WAUGH OUTDOORS: Walleye War — report from ground zero  Edmonton Sun

Out here in the frosty hinterland — insular and isolated from the mainstream media — a war is brewing.It pits anglers against anglers, fishers against fisheries ...


What's Up Outdoors: In search of sturgeon on Lake Winnebago  Brainerd Dispatch

On a cold winters weekend people find things to pass the time in many different ways. Some stay indoors and stay warm, and others embrace the weather and ...


Op-Ed: Access to the Outdoors Is a Basic Human Right  Outside

The Outdoor Equity Fund, supported by more than 50 state and national organizations representing social, environmental, immigration, and health justice, will ...


Hamilton steps down from Roaring Fork Outdoors Volunteers after 24 years at helm  Aspen Times

A man who helped found Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers and led it for nearly 25 years announced his resignation Wednesday.David Hamilton will work with ...


Is AdTech Moving Outdoors?  Forbes

Advertising-technology spending surged right through 2018 and is forecasted to continue at a clip of above 10% annual growth rates through 2022. We take a ...


Grants to help Main Street Skowhegan get residents outdoors  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

SKOWHEGAN — Main Street Skowhegan has been awarded a grant for $83,000 to hire two full-time AmeriCorps workers for three years each to help implement ...


Outdoor expo to debut in Florence | Business  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Pee Dee Outdoor Classic, Carolina's new premier outdoor expo, will debut March 8-10 at the Florence Center.


Outdoors notices for Jan. 27, 2018  Tribune-Review

NOTICES Outdoors RIFLE/TRAP LEAGUES • In the Allegheny Valley Rifle League on Jan. 18, Butler (9-2) defeated Clymer (7-4), 1164-1161, and Murrysville ...


Ex-Cabela's employee launches website selling outdoors products  Lincoln Journal Star

A former Cabela's employee has announced the launch of an ecommerce company focused on selling outdoors products.


Bringing the outdoors in: Virtual classrooms deliver grizzlies, eagles to schools  The Spokesman-Review

As video classes go, it's hard to beat a studio with a view of the snowcapped Bitterroot Mountains and an eagle trap out the window.


Camber CEO Outdoor Equity Pledge sparks major backlash  SNEWS

On the final day of the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show last week Camber Outdoors announced its CEO Outdoor Equity Pledge. Following a panel discussion ...


Red Rocks tabbed best outdoor concert venue  KKTV 11 News

Red Rocks was up against Hollywood Bowl, Forest Hills Stadium, Greek Theatre, Ascend Amphitheater, Gorge Amphitheater and Merriweather Post Pavillion.


19-year-old University of Vermont student found dead outdoors after frigid night  USA TODAY

The student died in the early morning hours after attempting to take a shortcut, according to police.


Sportsmen's and Outdoor Recreation Show Is Back Friday  KDRV

The 19th annual NewsWatch 12 Sportsmen's and Outdoor Recreation Show begins Friday with everything you need for the great outdoors.


Academy Sports + Outdoors hires former Francesca’s CEO  Chron

Academy Sports + Outdoors has hired former Francesca's Chief Executive Steven Lawrence as its new chief merchandising officer. The Houston athletic retailer ...


Doug Leier: Game and Fish adds fish population survey data to...  Grand Forks Herald

It's human nature to look for available information and tips when it comes to finding spots to fish and learning what might—or might not— work to catch them.


Outdoors calendar: Feb. 10, 2019 | Fishing  Charleston Post Courier

The Swamp Fox Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its 35th annual fund-raising banquet and outdoors exhibit at 5 p.m. March 2 in the ...


Get Outdoors with Duke Recreation  Duke Today

Climb a mountain for a bird's eye view of North Carolina, see the sunset from a paddle board or raft rapids with Duke Recreation. Duke Recreation & Physical ...


Outdoor Channel to air mid-Maine bass fishing action  Bangor Daily News

If the winter weather's got you down, and you want to relive the good old days — like back in August, when the temps were much warmer, Outdoor Channel has ...


Sportsmen's Outdoor and Recreation Show is Back Friday  KDRV

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Outdoor options plentiful as temperatures rise  csmng

By Erinn Callahan As the ground starts to thaw out and cabin fever reaches its peak, the Peterson Air Force Base Outdoor Recreation Center is here to help.


Sixth-graders learning hands on science lessons at Cuyamaca Outdoor School  10News

Students from across San Diego who went to Cuyamaca Outdoor School were delighted by the snow and enjoyed learning hands on science lessons.


The Best Underwear for the Outdoors? A Speedo.  Outside

For years, I struggled to find an adequate underwear solution. Then one day I read a news report about the prison in Guantanamo Bay.


Tinley Park show leads Week 5 shows, some ice fishing events: Chicago outdoors  Chicago Sun-Times

The Tinley Park Fishing Show leads an eclectic Week 5 of the show season, and there are a couple ice fishing events, too.


American Outdoor Brands' Shareholders Get Report Defending Smith & Wesson  Motley Fool

The gunmaker says the resolution from its parent company requiring the report was based on false assumptions.


Snow Report, Feb. 20 | Outdoors  Jackson Hole News&Guide

The Jackson Hole News&Guide checks in with the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center to bring readers weekly snowpack reports and summaries. Find avalanche ...


Erwin board approves expanded schedule for Great Outdoors Festival  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ERWIN — Erwin's Great Outdoors Festival is moving off Main Avenue to Union Street and Nolichucky Avenue and adding a Friday night kickoff to its traditional ...


AGFC plans town hall meeting to answer all your outdoors questions  THV11.com KTHV

The AGFC is planning to hold a town hall meeting called “A Conversation with Commissioners” “A Conversation with Commissioners,” Tuesday, Feb. 19.


Outdoors retailers turn to politics in climate push  Press Herald

DENVER — Two years after jumping into a fight with the Trump administration over public lands, the U.S. outdoor industry is turning up the political pressure ...


Fly fishing in Cook County, icebergs, city hawks: Notes, Chicago outdoors  Chicago Sun-Times

Notes from around Chicago outdoors. FYI, yes sharp readers, "Fly Fishing in Cook County'' is a take-off on Richard Brautigan's.


Public-Lands Bill in Congress Would Benefit NV Outdoor Recreation  Public News Service

CARSON CITY, Nev. - A program that has brought more than $100 million to Nevada parks and other outdoor destinations over the years comes up for ...


Outdoors notices for Feb. 3, 2018  Tribune-Review

NOTICES Outdoors RIFLE/TRAP LEAGUES • In the Allegheny Valley Rifle League on Jan. 25, Butler (10-2) defeated Fort Hand (2-10), 1176-1141, and Clymer ...


East Lansing man found dead outdoors, cause of death unknown  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - Police said they don't know what caused the death of a 60-year-old East Lansing man whose body was found outdoors on Wednesday.


Gallagher gives Butte voice in next Montana Outdoor plan  Montana Standard

County Parks Director J.P. Gallagher is on a team that will craft the next five-year Montana Outdoor Recreation Plan, which identifies trends and needs for ...


Only one thing could foul up the Flyers-Penguins outdoor game at Lincoln Financial Field  Philly.com

The NHL has played more than two dozen outdoor games over the last 11 years. They're not sweating the rain forecast.


Economic impact of outdoor recreation will be measured permanently  Trade Only Today

The federal government will continue to fund the Bureau of Economic Analysis' Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account.


Check out The Advocate's Outdoors calendar for Feb. 14  The Advocate

JUNIOR SOUTHWEST BASSMASTERS MEETING: 7 p.m., Seminar Room, Bass Pro Shops, Denham Springs. Age group bass tournaments for ages 7-10, 11-14 ...


Outdoor supply co-op REI coming to Summit in Birmingham  Bham Now

Outdoor gear retailer REI announced today they'll be opening a new store at the Summit in October 2019, bringing with it an estimated 50 jobs to Birmingham.


Want to explore outdoor Louisville? These are the top 5 things to try  Courier Journal

From Waterfront Park to Jefferson Memorial Forest, Louisville offers some unique options that will get your adrenaline flowing and your heart pumping.


PHOTOS: The best shots of the Colorado outdoors from January  The Denver Post

As people explored Colorado, from the mountains to city hills, Denver Post photographers were there to capture it.


Recent rain impacts I-277 construction, plus other outdoor projects  WBTV

If you think we've been getting more rain than normal, you're right.


When they couldn’t find many affordable used-outdoor-gear store in Seattle, two friends started their own  Seattle Times

From humble beginnings at a card table in a brewery to its brick-and-mortar opening, Wonderland Gear Exchange welcomes newbies and seasoned outdoors ...


Klamath Basin outdoor news briefs | Local News  Herald and News

Mercury moments in focus tonight. A gathering to view the planet Mercury will be held on Friday by the Klamath County Museum starting at 6 p.m. in the parking ...


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