Specialty Trips & Events Calendar

17 April, 2023

San Juan Stars and Guitars

Join OARS guides Pete Lefebvre and Dave Garcia for a musical exploration of the heavens on Utah’s San Juan River.

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7 May, 2023

San Juan River Hiker Mindfulness Retreat

Our mindfulness retreat with meditation teacher Heidi Bourne offers the perfect opportunity to take pause from daily life and develop a deep connection to yourself and the natural world.

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14 May, 2023

Yampa River Geology Trip 5 Days

Join geologist and river guide Zac Williams as we explore the geology of the Yampa River

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17 June, 2023

Wine on the Tuolumne River 2 Days

Join OARS for 2 days of Wild & Scenic Wine on the Tuolumne River featuring Murphy’s, CA-based Hatcher Wines and a guest chef

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21 June, 2023

Main Salmon Wilderness Gourmet 6 Days

The Main Salmon River is the backdrop to this 6-day culinary adventure featuring chef Carrie Catterall and Precept Wines

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14 July, 2023

Craft Beer Tasting on the Lower Salmon River 5 Days

The Payette Brewing Company of Boise, ID will be providing the beer on this 4-day, sun-and-sand, adults-only adventure down the Lower Salmon River in Idaho

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Craft Beer Tasting on the Tuolumne River
20 July, 2023

Craft Beer Tasting on the Tuolumne River 3 Days

Join OARS and Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. for three days of whitewater and craft beer tasting on the Wild & Scenic Tuolumne River in California

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10 August, 2023

Wine on the Tuolumne River 3 Days

Join OARS for 3 days of Wild & Scenic Wine on the Tuolumne River featuring Murphy’s, CA-based Hatcher Wines and a guest chef

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15 August, 2023

Gorges of the Lower Salmon Women’s Wellness Retreat

The Gorges of the Lower Salmon Women’s Wellness retreat offers like-minded women the opportunity to experience peace and serenity while building an immense appreciation for the world around them.

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Middle Fork Salmon River rafting in Idaho
27 August, 2023

Wine on the Middle Fork Salmon River 6 Days

Take your OARS adventure to the next level with wine tasting, chef-prepared meals and Class IV whitewater on Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Featuring Chef Rhody aka Michael Trevors and Precept Wine

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27 August, 2023

Wine on the Rogue River 4 Days

Join Chef Eric Clooney and Craig MacDonald from Boyle MacDonald Wines for an indulgent 4 days of Wine on the Rogue River in Oregon

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28 August, 2023

Craft Beer Tasting on the Tuolumne River 2 Days

Join OARS and Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. for two days of whitewater and craft beer tasting on the Wild & Scenic Tuolumne River in California

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Dinner on the river
1 September, 2023

Rogue River Wilderness Gourmet 4 Days

Join OARS and Chef Carrie Catterall of Ma Mosa’s in Grants Pass, OR on the Rogue River
Vintner TBA

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5 September, 2023

Gates of Lodore Mindfulness Retreat

The Green River through the Gates of Lodore is the stunning backdrop for 5 days of rafting, meditation and movement with renowned practitioner, Heidi Bourne of Pacific Mindfulness

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14 September, 2023

Stars & Guitars in Cataract Canyon

Join OARS on this astronomy-focused musical adventure down the Colorado River through Cataract Canyon

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14 September, 2023

Wine on the Snake River through Hells Canyon 5 Days

Hells Canyon rafting, a selection of wines from Precept Wine and a guest chef make for 5 days of deliciously big adventure!

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15 September, 2023

Cataract Canyon Women’s Wellbeing Retreat

Grab your girlfriends for a 6-day excursion on the wild and free Colorado River through Cataract Canyon in the heart of Canyonlands National Park.

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