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The Family Bond – A Guide’s Rafting Family

As someone who’s never been in combat, I won’t pretend to know the types of bonds that are created when experiencing such a situation. But I do know about the character and partnerships forged in the midst of intense and perilous trials. It makes me wonder… Do I have friends who have my back? Could… Read more »

Raftmasters Guide Training

A Guide’s View of Guide Training

A real story of a guide’s thoughts about the cost and experience of guide training.   “For the amount of time and training they put into you…its dirt cheap. They’ll even refund it to you after a short time as a paid guide for the company. And the experience of training itself is a once… Read more »

Boy (8-10) with paddle, river rafting with family

5 Helpful Tips for Whitewater Rafting in Colorado

If you haven’t been whitewater rafting in Colorado, you are missing out on an amazing experience. Nothing can come close to the exhilarating rush you get while your guide and crew are paddling through the rapids, riding waves, and bumping over rocks. From beginner level families looking for unique vacation activities to experienced adrenaline junkies… Read more »

Best Reasons for Spring Whitewater Rafting in Colorado

Best Reasons for Spring Whitewater Rafting in Colorado

The longer days and warmer temps of spring are fast-approaching. As we eagerly anticipate the end of winter, most of us look forward to getting outside and enjoying all that nature has to offer. What most people don’t know is that this is also a great time to go whitewater rafting in Colorado. Here are… Read more »

Life of a river guide

A Guide’s View – Being a Guide

A real story of a guide talking about being a raft guide Last weekend I found myself catching up with an old high school friend of mine whom I haven’t really talked to since we both graduated and headed off on our own paths, exploring this new realm known as the “Real World”.  We exchanged… Read more »

Choosing a River for White Water Rafting in Colorado (Mobile version)

Choosing a River for Whitewater Rafting in Colorado

You want to go river rafting in Colorado! Good choice. Whitewater rafting in Colorado is one of the most popular summer outdoor activities. There are many rivers in the state where river rafting is available, but how do you choose which river for your adventure? Denver and Colorado Springs are the two most populous cities… Read more »

White Water Rafting Colorado Springs

Whitewater Rafting in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs to many people is “the” gateway to the beauty of Colorado.  Nestled snugly against “America’s Mountain”, 14,000-foot Pikes Peak is the spectacular backdrop to your visit to Colorado.  If you arrived by air one of the first things you will notice is the convenience of the Colorado Springs airport.  Unlike Denver International Airport,… Read more »

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What Water Levels Mean in the Context of Rafting

Whitewater rafting is both a sport and hobby that creates great thrills and spine chills in enthusiasts.  Every experienced rafter knows the degree of spine chills that he or she wants or can take while rafting at any water level.  What water levels mean in the context of rafting.  While some water levels are smooth and… Read more »

rafting safety - helmets and life vest

Is Rafting Safe?

Outdoor recreation is more popular than ever. People of all ages are getting outdoors and experimenting with new activities, including white water rafting. Going white water rafting “Colorado style” can be an amazing experience. You may be wondering, is rafting safe?  Is this something the whole family can enjoy?  There are several reasons why rafting… Read more »

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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… Read more »