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Forks of the Kern Season is Now Open

By | 2016-10-27T02:52:41+00:00 June 28th, 2011|Categories: forks of the kern, Forks of the Kern Rafting, Forks of the Kern River Trips California Whitewater Rafting Class V|

Most years, our Forks of the Kern trips are just about wrapped up by July. This year, the Forks season isn’t even opening until July. The huge 2011 snow pack and early season high flows have allowed us to postpone these trips to take advantage of the long backslide of the peak runoff. What does that [...]

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Join Us on the Lower Kern this Labor Day Weekend

By | 2016-10-24T22:47:09+00:00 August 31st, 2010|Categories: California Rafting, Forks of the Kern River Trips California Whitewater Rafting Class V, Kern River California Rafting Whitewater Fun, Lower Kern River Rafting, Lower Kern River Rapids|

Here is a photo of a some happy folks who just came off our Lower Kern trip this afternoon. We still have a few spaces for one and two day trips this weekend. Our last half day Lower on Labor Day also has 10 spaces available. Summer is not over yet. You still have an opportunity [...]

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Opening Day Flag Flies

By | 2016-10-24T22:47:11+00:00 May 13th, 2010|Categories: California Rafting, Forks of the Kern River Trips California Whitewater Rafting Class V, Kern River Rafting|

Every summer, we pick a day to celebrate the opening day of our Kern River rafting season. This year, we have a lot to celebrate: the remodel of our Rafting Center, the abundant snow pack, and the return of our talented guides and smiling guests for the season. With a fresh coat of paint on the [...]

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Forks Road Currently Closed Due to Big Snow

By | 2016-10-24T22:47:13+00:00 April 28th, 2010|Categories: California Rafting, forks of the kern, Forks of the Kern Rafting, Forks of the Kern River Trips California Whitewater Rafting Class V|

Access to the trail head for the Forks of the Kern will be delayed this year. Due to the high volume of snow this winter and spring (the storms still haven't released their grasp on the Southern Sierra), Lloyd Meadow Road is still closed and will remain so for up to two weeks. The photo above [...]

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2009 Guide Training is Fast Approaching

By | 2016-10-24T22:47:16+00:00 March 25th, 2009|Categories: California Rafting, Forks of the Kern River Trips California Whitewater Rafting Class V, Kern River, Kern River California Rafting Whitewater Fun, Kern River Rafting, Whitewater|

Kern River Outfitters 2009 Guide Training is scheduled to launch on April 18th and run consecutively through April 23rd this year. With California rafting summer outings becoming more and more popular every year, increasing numbers of intrepid folks look to our guide training course to either improve their existing skills, or develop new ones from scratch. [...]

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Spring has Sprung in the Kern River Valley

By | 2016-10-24T22:47:16+00:00 March 17th, 2009|Categories: Forks of the Kern River Trips California Whitewater Rafting Class V, kern river wildflowers|

The Kern River Valley hosts one of the most beautiful wildflower shows every year.  Thanks to the heavy rainfall we received in late February, all sorts of wildflowers are beginning to pop up all over the surrounding hills.  A prime viewing location for these flowers is the scenic drive up the Kern River canyon on highway [...]

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Fun in the Sun in 2009

By | 2016-10-24T22:47:17+00:00 December 5th, 2008|Categories: Forks of the Kern River Trips California Whitewater Rafting Class V, Kern River California Rafting Whitewater Fun, Kern River Rafting|

Summer of 2009 could be an adventure of a lifetime if you are selected to join us for our annual Guide Training scheduled for the latter part of April.Guiding on the Kern River is one of the most rewarding jobs you will ever have. The summer of 2009 is sure to provide more whitewater adventures than [...]

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2008 Green Bag Sighting Winners!

By | 2016-10-24T22:47:17+00:00 October 2nd, 2008|Categories: California Rafting, Forks of the Kern River Trips California Whitewater Rafting Class V, Kern River California Rafting Whitewater Fun, Kern River Outfitters, Kern River Rafting, Whitewater|

Emmy and Steve Scarano at Ellis Island National MonumentOur August 2008 eNewsletter might have prematurely named a bunch of give-away green bag sightings in Idaho as "Winners".Prematurely, because Steve and Emmy Scarano recently submitted these two photos of the happy couple posing at the Statue of Liberty National Monument.Steve and Emmy usually bring a large group [...]

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Kern River Outfitters’ Boatman’s Holiday on Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon

By | 2016-10-24T22:47:17+00:00 September 11th, 2008|Categories: California Rafting, forks of the kern, Forks of the Kern River Trips California Whitewater Rafting Class V, Kern River California Rafting Whitewater Fun, Kern River Outfitters, Kern River Rafting|

On August 29th, long time Middle Fork and Kern River guide Scooter Carling and a group of his fellow Kern guides launched a 100 mile odyssey on Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon River. After a great season escorting thousands of our guests through the Kern’s whitewater maze, everyone decided they needed some well deserved R [...]

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The 2008 Season Comes to a Close

By | 2016-10-24T22:47:17+00:00 August 26th, 2008|Categories: California Rafting, Forks of the Kern River Trips California Whitewater Rafting Class V, Kern River Rafting|

All of us here at Kern River Outfitters want to offer a great big "Thanks!" to each of our guests who joined us this past season. From the middle of April through this past weekend, we were able to share the Lower, Upper, and Forks of the Kern with over 4,000 happy guests.We hope all of [...]

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