Meet a Crab Apple Maine White Water Rafting Guide: Mike Foley

Jun
19

Meet a Crab Apple Maine White Water Rafting Guide: Mike Foley

Meet a Crab Apple Maine White Water Rafting Guide: Mike Foley Many guides at Crab Apple Whitewater return every summer. Guests are often curious about how certain white water guides became involved in the rafting industry and what they do in the winters. Mike Foley has worked for Crab Apple Whitewater on The Kennebec and Dead Rivers for six years. Originally from Massachusetts, Mike started out as many Maine white…

Jun
06

Life Jacket Safety for Whitewater Rafting in Maine

Most Important Item on a Whitewater Rafting Trip in Maine The most important item for any whitewater raft trip is a life jacket or personal floatation device (PFD). There are many styles, colors and brands of PFD’s for use in all kinds of recreation and work applications. The Coast Guard classifies life jackets according to the environment in which they are used – these vary from salt water to fresh…

Jun
26

Spend Your Upcoming Whitewater Rafting Trip in Maine with Crab Apple

Whether you’re new to whitewater rafting or are a seasoned paddler, you may be searching for your next site for adventure on the rapids. Consider the great state of Maine, where you can find a variety of outdoors adventures. What Type of Experience Can You Expect with Crab Apple Whitewater Rafting Trips? This family owned company specializes in providing unique experiences on the water. Formed in 1983, Crab Apple has…

Jul
12

White Water Rafting Company History

At Crab Apple our guests often ask how and when people started white water rafting on The Kennebec River in Maine. Let’s begin with a brief overview of The Forks Area in the 1970’s. While The Forks area was always driven by logging and outdoor tourism (primarily hunting and fishing), by the late 1970’s most people in the area were involved in the logging or log drives taking place on…

Apr
28

Senior Class Trips with Crab Apple Whitewater Rafting

Some of the best trips Crab Apple hosts every year are Senior Class Trips and Project Graduation activities for Maine students. Crab Apple Whitewater also hosts many other types of school groups such as 8th grade classes and sports teams. Dozens of schools choose Crab Apple’s whitewater rafting trips for the seniors every year. Seniors spend a day outside enjoying the thrills of whitewater rafting with their classmates. Crab Apple…