River Recipes for Rafting Trips

River Recipes for Rafting Trips

With Colorado’s beautiful summer just beginning, it’s time to start planning your overnight rafting trip. Make sure you have all of your gear, your closest friends and family, and most importantly: ingredients for all of the meals you’ll be making riverside! We have lots of meal tips and recipes to make your adventure run smoothly.  Start your […]

Adventures at the Frisco Kayak Park

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Class IV, Rafting
Adventures at the Frisco Kayak Park

Summit County, Colorado is the crown jewel of the Colorado ski and snowboard scene but sheds a new light over the summer months. Summit County boasts 5 world class ski resorts all within 50 miles of each other but over the summer time the local attention switches from snow sports to water and pedal sports. This area is […]

Best Summer Camping Spots in Colorado

Best Summer Camping Spots in Colorado

Whether you are looking for a secluded campsite away from your busy life or a simple spot with great views, Colorado is your summer camping destination. With all the outdoor activities such as hiking, rafting, fishing, and ziplining in these spots, there truly is something for everyone.   Mount Princeton Campground  Located in Buena Vista, this campground is perfect for those who can’t […]

Steamboat Bike Week

Steamboat Bike Week

Every year, the Colorado cycling community celebrates the athleticism and culture derived from bicycling.  Whether you’re a hardcore downhill guru or a skinny tire road specialist, the Steamboat Bike Week offers something for everyone.  Hosted in Steamboat Springs, CO, this year’s bike week will take place Monday, June 13 through Sunday, June 19. The week […]

What is Wakayama Rafting?

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Class IV, Gear, Rafting, Summer, Travel
What is Wakayama Rafting?

When you think of a crazy whitewater rafting trip some of the things that come to mind are kayaking waterfalls or rafting big class V whitewater. This may be the case here in the states but in the Wakayama Prefecture of Japan they take high adventure rafting to a whole new level. Kitayama River, which lies deep […]

Memorial Day on the Colorado River

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in Class IV, Fly Fishing
Memorial Day on the Colorado River

Memorial Day Weekend is quickly approaching and many families are starting to plan their relaxing escape from winter’s woes.  With the snow melt comes the start of summer fun.  From grilling out to whitewater rafting, Memorial Day Weekend offers the opportunity for those struck with cabin fever to shake their legs out and enjoy some […]

Important Things to Remember About Spring Rafting

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Camping, Class IV, Overnight Trip, Rafting
Important Things to Remember About Spring Rafting

Now that the snow has stopped falling for the spring in the mountains and the weather has finally come out into the 40’s, the spring run off has begun!  Spring runoff occurs when the snow-pack that feeds the rivers is melting at the highest rate all year, providing rafters and kayakers with tasty river lines. Spring […]

Vail Whitewater Race Series

Vail Whitewater Race Series

It is almost that time of year again for the annual Vail Whitewater Race Series hosted by Alpine Quest Sports and Vail Recreation District. This is a great time for adventurous athletes to come out and show their talent on the water! If you have what it takes to win the “Golden Paddle” then suit up and […]

The Worst Things about Rafting

The Worst Things about Rafting

Now that spring has sprung and weather is finally warmer than 35 degrees, the snow is beginning to melt. For skiers and snowboarders this may not be ideal as this means the mountains are closing and the skiable terrain is shrinking. For those who enjoy rafting and kayaking, this means the season is just about to begin. Here are […]

Our Summertime Wish List

Our Summertime Wish List

Now that the ski resorts have pretty much closed for the season and the weather is sunnier and warmer, spring runoff is right around the corner. For rafting enthusiasts alike April is the time to start tracking the snowpack’s melting rates and heating trends across your favorite watersheds headwaters. April will give you the best […]