How to Dress for Colorado Cold-Weather Adventures

Posted by on Feb 7, 2024 in Gear, Winter
How to Dress for Colorado Cold-Weather Adventures

Colorado’s mountains are stunning year-round, but winter transforms them into a wonderland of frosty peaks, snow-laden trails, and breathtaking vistas. These adventures, however, require smart preparation, especially when it comes to clothing.   Whether you’re preparing for a day out in the mountains or a winter camping trip, dressing for cold weather isn’t just about […]

Winter Camping Gear Essentials

Posted by on Dec 12, 2023 in Camping, Winter
Winter Camping Gear Essentials

With the right gear and accessories, camping in the colder seasons becomes an opportunity to embrace the beauty of snow-dusted landscapes and starlit skies. Depending on the location you choose, early fall camping can be a very comfortable experience without extra cold weather gear; however, winter camping is an extra challenge, especially in the mountains. […]

Hidden Gems of the Colorado River

Posted by on Oct 10, 2023 in Colorado River, Colorado River spots
Hidden Gems of the Colorado River

The Colorado River, with its meandering path through the breathtaking landscapes of the American West, is not only a lifeline for nature but also a treasure trove of hidden spots waiting to be discovered. While many travelers flock to well-known attractions along its banks, there are numerous hidden spots, canyons, trails, and rock formations just […]

How to Wildlife-Proof Your Campsite

Posted by on Sep 7, 2023 in Camping, Safety, Wildlife
How to Wildlife-Proof Your Campsite

Camping in the wilderness is an awesome adventure that teaches you many necessary and important skills. Setting up camp and wildlife-proofing your campsite is one of the most important, no matter where you are camping! Here in Colorado and especially camping alongside water like the Upper Colorado River, you will surely experience the area’s beautiful […]

8 Fire Safety Tips When Camping in Colorado

Posted by on Aug 11, 2023 in Camping, fire safety
8 Fire Safety Tips When Camping in Colorado

A campfire can be a fun and useful addition to your camping trip, but safety becomes paramount whenever campfires are involved, especially in Colorado. On average, over 5,600 wildfires are reported in Colorado and many of them are man-made. Follow these eight tips to keep our wilderness and yourself safe while camping or on your […]

Everything You Need for a Family Camping Trip on the Upper Colorado River

Everything You Need for a Family Camping Trip on the Upper Colorado River

Camping is a wonderful way to get out into nature and spend some quality time with family and friends. Lucky for you, Colorado has some amazing campsites along the Upper Colorado River where you can pitch your tent for a fun filled trip. Check out BLM for established sites or pitch your tent at one […]

Why Experienced Guides “Rig to Flip” and You Should Too

Posted by on Jun 13, 2023 in Rafting
Why Experienced Guides “Rig to Flip” and You Should Too

Whitewater Rafting is an exhilarating adventure that is sure to get your heart pumping, but when you’re out on the river, unexpected situations can happen. Flipping your raft is not uncommon, and it’s important to be prepared for it. One of the most important things you can do is secure all your gear to the […]

4 Ways to Float the Upper Colorado River

Posted by on May 5, 2023 in Colorado River, float trip
4 Ways to Float the Upper Colorado River

For anyone looking to experience the best of Colorado’s outdoors and cool off in the summer heat, join us in Kremmling for a scenic and relaxing float on the Upper Colorado River. The Colorado River runs through the Grand Canyon and five different states, with the Upper Colorado flowing through Rocky Mountain National Park and […]

Top 5 Activities on the Upper Colorado River

Posted by on Apr 3, 2023 in River activities, Upper Colorado River
Top 5 Activities on the Upper Colorado River

Colorado is the headwaters for nearly two dozen major rivers, including the Colorado River, Rio Grande, Animas River, and Arkansas River. Beginning in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and flowing 1,450 miles (2,334 kilometers) to the Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) in Northwest Mexico, the endangered Colorado River is a lifeline for millions of […]

The History of Conservation Efforts on the Upper Colorado River

Posted by on Mar 6, 2023 in Colorado River, conservation, history
The History of Conservation Efforts on the Upper Colorado River

History of the Mighty Colorado River Carving its way through expansive canyons (including the Grand Canyon!), eleven National Parks, and millions of miles of land home to elk, mountain lions, coyote, and bobcats, The Colorado River represents one of the United State’s grandest and most impressive natural features and the history of conservation efforts on […]