Meals on Crab Apple Whitewater’s Rafting Trips


Meals on Crab Apple Whitewater’s Rafting Trips

Meals on Crab Apple Whitewater’s Rafting Trips Everyone knows whitewater rafting creates a big appetite! After paddling big whitewater all day in the sun or even just floating in tranquility taking in the scenery, stomachs always rumble in anticipation of what is to come. Food is always included in some form on all of Crab Apple Whitewater’s rafting trips. In Massachusetts, Crab Apple Whitewater offers both half and full day…


Sun Protection & Waterproof Sunscreen Tips for Whitewater Rafting

Sun Protection for One-Day Whitewater Rafting Trip Safety is always the number one concern on a whitewater rafting adventure. Trust is placed in an outfitter to provide safe equipment, competent river guides and safe transportation to and from the river. There are also measures that the customer can take to add to the safety of their trip. One of these measures is to bring sunscreen and proper clothing to protect…


Tips for Using A GoPro on a One-Day Whitewater Rafting Trip

Tips for Using A GoPro on a One-Day Whitewater Rafting Trip Adventure activities such as Whitewater Rafting are perfect for GoPro footage. There are non-stop photo and video opportunities. You can great action and still shots of friends and family, the spectacular surroundings and the awesome rapids. If bringing your GoPro for your next river trip ask an important question – will we be paddling (hands busy) or holding on…


Adventures At Jamaica State Park & West River In Vermont

Adventure Activities in Vermont State Parks The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers schedules two water releases each year from Ball Mountain Dam for whitewater paddling on the West River. The dam release results in Class 2-4 whitewater paddling for kayaks, canoes and rafts. The center of activity during the whitewater release weekends is Jamaica State Park. Paddlers flock to Jamaica State Park for the whitewater weekends that usually fall on…


Measuring the Streamflow of River Water for Whitewater Rafting

Questions that river guides hear all the time: How much water is going down the river on a rafting trip? How is it measured? River rafters often hear their river rafting guides throwing out numbers before or during a rafting trip… “the river is awesome today – it is at 6.4 feet” or “the river is at an average Summer flow of 1,000cfs”. What do these numbers mean? Where do…


End Your Summer Whitewater Rafting with Crab Apple

So… Summer’s nearly over, school’s about to start and you haven’t taken your annual family trip together. Don’t fret! Crab Apple Whitewater has met many families “in the same boat” as you. It’s not too late to tackle your favorite white water rafting trip with your favorite people, as well as some new boatmates and a fun and highly skilled guide. We always work with our guests to come up…


5 Reasons to Plan a Family Rafting Trip

5 Reasons to Plan a Family Rafting Trip Trying to plan that next family adventure and can’t seem to decide on a location or event? It is challenging to plan vacations as the kids get older and their tastes change. Even more complicated is when you have a family of different aged youngsters and teens. A family river rafting trip with Crab Apple may be the event and destination you…


Use of Drones by Crab Apple

2017 Blog – Drones Drones are being used more and more to film adventure experiences such as whitewater rafting and kayaking. Many believe that drone footage works best when filmed in remote locations where interference from others in the shot is unlikely. Therefore, drone cameras fit in perfectly with outdoor adventure sports such as whitewater rafting and kayaking! Drone technology, size and pricing have evolved so that professional level drones…


How to Dress for Whitewater Rafting

First time Whitewater Rafting Everyone loves to go on a white water rafting trip, but if you’ve never been on the water how do you know what to wear? No matter if you are rafting in Maine or Massachusetts, here are a few key things to do to prepare for your adventure./p> How to dress – Whitewater rafting is what people like to call a “wet sport.” One thing that…


Outdoor Activities in the Berkshire Mountains

The Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts offer a long list of outdoor and adventure activities for visitors. The natural beauty and varied terrain of the Berkshires is well-suited to a range of activities that will immerse you in the wilderness. Some activities provide tranquil views and remote quiet while others provide big thrills and adrenaline rushing excitement. On the quieter side the Berkshires features many short hikes with great views…