Fall Camping in Colorado

Posted by on Aug 19, 2017 in Camping, Colorado River, Destinations, Fall, Fly Fishing

Where to go camping and what to think about before you head out for your weekend adventure.   It is now August in the High Country and that means the hottest part of the year is behind us and Autumn is right around the corner. “Mud season” in the mountains, while a bit chillier than […]

Day Hikes Near Denver

Day Hikes Near Denver

When arriving into Denver most people on vacation are eager to get out and enjoy nature. One of the best ways to do this is to go out on a day hike. There are numerous areas to be explored with a variety of trail lengths and difficulties. Whether you are a novice hiker or have […]

Tips for Camping in the Rain

Tips for Camping in the Rain

It’s finally here—your big end-of-summer camping trip you’ve been looking forward to all year. You’ve prepped all the gear, food, and fun for the next few days. One last weather check and you’ll be ready to go. Then you see it—a big black storm cloud in the forecast. Thunderstorms can put a damper on any […]

Best Seasonal Beers for your Fall Camping Trip

Posted by on Oct 2, 2016 in Camping, Fall, Travel, Trip Planning
Best Seasonal Beers for your Fall Camping Trip

Fall has arrived in the Rocky Mountains. We’re dusting off our big coats, spotting the first snowflakes and packing heavy for our weekend camping trips. If you are looking for a great beer to enjoy by the campfire, here are some of our favorite seasonal beers for fall. Death By Coconut – Oskar Blues Brewery, […]

Reasons You Should Learn Fly Fishing this Fall

Reasons You Should Learn Fly Fishing this Fall

Now that the warm summer days are getting shorter and the weather is getting cooler, you know fall is upon us! This means that river levels are dropping fast, rafting is coming to an end and fly fishing is about to heat back up. Fall fly fishing is highly considered the best season for fly […]

The Best Rafting for Fall 

The Best Rafting for Fall 

Fall in the Rocky Mountains is a truly magical time. The leaves begin to change, temperatures begin to drop and the crisp and cool air starts to smell of winter. If you are like most other outdoor enthusiasts who visit or live here in mountains then it’s likely you will want to squeeze as many outdoor activities in before the snow flies. Luckily here at Colorado River Rentals we […]

All Access Pass to Climbing Colorado 14ers

Posted by on Jul 21, 2016 in Fall, Hiking, Scenery, Summer, Trip Planning
All Access Pass to Climbing Colorado 14ers

The state of Colorado has a total of fifty three fourteeners. They are located all over in mountain regions such as Elk Mountains, the Front Range, Sawatch Range, and Sangre de Cristo range. If part of your Colorado adventure includes summiting one of these beautiful peaks, we’ve got you covered.  Make sure to bring the […]

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 […]

Campfire Recipes: Your Overnight Trip Cookbook

Campfire Recipes: Your Overnight Trip Cookbook

It is getting to be that time of year, where the snow is beginning to melt, the days are longer and before we know it, it will be time to dig through our storage closest for our camping gear! Summer time in the Rocky Mountains is something special and everyone who has not yet experienced this hidden secret of […]

Can’t Miss Events in Eagle County

Posted by on Oct 19, 2015 in Events, Fall
Can’t Miss Events in Eagle County

When planning your next trip to Vail, Avon, Edwards or any of the other beautiful cities located in Eagle County, you will have a seemingly endless numbers of activities and places to visit. To help narrow down your trip dates, you may want to plan around some of the awesome festivals and events offered year-round […]