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

03|2019

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 »

River rapids classifications Raft Masters

12|2018

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 »

People whitewater rafting

07|2014

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… Read more »

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

06|2014

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… Read more »

cartoon People rafting

06|2014

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… Read more »

Red and black children's life jackets isolated on white

04|2014

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… Read more »

group of rafters getting splashed

04|2014

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… Read more »

family in front of raft ready for season

03|2014

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… Read more »

raft park in canon city

06|2013

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… Read more »

royal gorge whitewater festival

06|2013

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”… Read more »