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First Trip of the Year: April 11th

By | 2016-10-26T18:38:30+00:00 February 15th, 2013|Categories: Kern River Outfitters, Kern River Rafting, Whitewater|

Our first trip of the 2013 season is set to launch on April 11th. We are looking forward to the coming spring and summer for fun, exciting whitewater. Our two day Lower Kern rafting trips are booking fast. Trip size is extremely limited so if you hope to get a spot on one of our trips, [...]

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The Great 2011 Lower Camp Wash Out

By | 2016-10-24T22:47:08+00:00 May 4th, 2011|Categories: California Rafting, Forks of the Kern Rafting, Upper Kern Rafting, Whitewater|

The storms of 2011 have deposited one of the best snow packs in recent memory, but they left a bit of carnage in their wake. Pictured above is a wash out at our Lower Kern camp. Guide Gary "Firestarter" Thornbrugh gives a little scale to the ditch the torrent of water carved. Word has it that [...]

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Forbes Magazine Lists Kern River As One Of The Ten Best Rivers In the Country

By | 2016-10-24T22:47:16+00:00 April 6th, 2009|Categories: California Rafting, forks of the kern, Kern River California Rafting Whitewater Fun, Kern River Rafting, Whitewater|

Forbes Magazine recently ran an article on the ten best places to go whitewater rafting in the country and the Kern River made the top of the list.If you’d like to see the notation click here.Kern River rafting has never been more popular and the 2009 season is expected to be another great year. Southern California [...]

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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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Lower Kern Camp Bliss

By | 2016-10-24T22:47:17+00:00 October 24th, 2008|Categories: California Rafting, Kern River California Rafting Whitewater Fun, lower kern, lower kern river whitewater rafting trips kern river outfitters, Whitewater, whitewater article|

Two day Kern River rafting trips are a wonderful bundle of adventure, fun, and great food wrapped up in the plush warmth of our Lower Kern Camp. There is no better place to watch a summer evening unfold and enjoy the warmth of a campfire surrounded by great friends sharing tall tales of the day just [...]

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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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Forks of the Kern Guide Trip Summary

By | 2016-10-24T22:47:18+00:00 May 26th, 2007|Categories: California Rafting, forks of the kern, Kern River, Kern River Forks Rafting Whitewater Trips Vacations, vacations, Whitewater|

Kern River Outfitters completed its annual guide training trip on the Forks of the Kern this past week. The trip had its usual mixture of beauty and adrenaline and many lessons were well received by all of our guide staff. The trip is a great refresher for our Forks guides and also an excellent learning tool [...]

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The “Pub and Grub”

By | 2007-02-06T01:03:00+00:00 February 6th, 2007|Categories: Fun, Kern River, Rafting, Whitewater|

Introducing... "Pub and Grub". What do you think of this for a 2007 theme trip: A two day Lower Kern trip along the lines of a wine pairing trip dedicated to the fine art of brewing quality micro beer? This might be one of the best ideas the Kern’s seen in some time. After a full [...]

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