Rafting

A bus owned by Vessels for Honor Rafting Co. rolled on its top on U.S. Hwy 50 along the Arkansas River Thursday afternoon near Salida. (credit: Jeff Shane/Canon City Daily Record)

Colorado Authorities Investigate Rafting Bus Accident

Colorado parks and wildlife officials are investigating the rollover of a rafting bus that injured 10 people.

07/22/2011

The Animas River (credit: usgs.gov)

Rafting OK, Tubing Out Following Sewage Leak

Rafting is okay but tubing is being discouraged following a sewage leak in the Animas River.

07/19/2011

Rafters brave the rushing water in Clear Creek (credit: CBS)

Rafters Cancel Trips After Injuries, Death

Rafters are canceling their trips on the Poudre River following five injuries and a death.

06/28/2011

Rafters brave the rushing water in Clear Creek (credit: CBS)

High Water Good, Bad For Rafting Business

This year’s record snowpack is starting to melt and that means the water levels are high on Colorado’s creeks and rivers. The rushing water is both good and bad for the rafting business.

06/26/2011

Cache la Poudre River (credit: CBS)

Coroner Says Kansas Rafter Died Of Drowning On Poudre River

The rafter who died on the Cache la Poudre River Thursday afternoon died of drowning and complications of heart disease. He was identified as Frank Diskin, 69, from Parsons, Kansas.

06/24/2011

Cache la Poudre River (credit: CBS)

2 Rafters Hospitalized After Commercial Boat Flips

Two rafters have been hospitalized after a commercial boat carrying seven rafters flipped over on the Poudre River.

06/17/2011

(credit: CBS)

Name Of Rafter Who Died On Arkansas River Released

A San Antonio woman was killed in Colorado on Wednesday during a rafting trip on the Arkansas River in Chaffee County.

06/09/2011

(credit: chaffeecounty.org)

Rafter Dies On Arkansas River Rapids

A woman from Texas died while rafting in Chaffee County Wednesday afternoon. She was on Class 4 rapids on the Arkansas River north of Salida.

06/08/2011

(credit: CBS)

Melting Snow Is Great News For Rafting Companies

The melting snow is great news for rafting companies and the industry is expecting a strong season this year.

06/05/2011

(credit: CBS)

Rafting Companies Keeping Nervous Eye On Snowmelt

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – Swollen rivers fed by huge amounts of snow still waiting to melt off mountaintop has Colorado rafting guides bracing for a season that could be spectacular — or could be […]

05/28/2011

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