4 Benefits of Owning a Dry Suit for Winter River Adventures in Colorado

Posted by on Dec 14, 2018 in Colorado River, Gear, Kayaking, Winter
4 Benefits of Owning a Dry Suit for Winter River Adventures in Colorado

Colorado is home to many rivers that rafters, kayakers, other outdoor lovers flock to for both the amazing rapids and beautiful views.  Rivers like the Arkansas, Colorado, Clear Creek, & Dolores bring water enthusiast from all over the world! From nice scenic floats, to intense class V whitewater, Colorado has a river trip for every skill-level. But there […]

Best Christmas Gifts for your River-Loving Friends and Family

Posted by on Nov 22, 2018 in Camping, Colorado River, Gear, Holidays, Overnight Trip, Rafting
Best Christmas Gifts for your River-Loving Friends and Family

Wondering what to buy that river rafting rat you love so much this holiday season? We have you covered with some great choices that they will adore. These top gifts will really make your friends and family wonder how they ever lived without them. Up first on the list is neoprene socks These socks are […]

What Colorado Rivers are Still Runnable in November 2018?

What Colorado Rivers are Still Runnable in November 2018?

As winter approaches in the Colorado Mountains many people forget the rivers and look to the ski resorts. It’s wonderful seeing all that fresh white powder on the peaks. However, for that very dedicated boater there is still one river option in the mountains that you can take a run on. The Colorado River is […]

Here’s Where You Can Stand Up Paddle Board near Summit County

Here’s Where You Can Stand Up Paddle Board near Summit County

Here’s what’s up with SUP’s in Summit County. SUP boarding has quickly become a popular sport in recent years. This adrenaline rushing activity will have you dropping into exciting white water and has caught the interest of all types of people. This active lifestyle has been enjoyed by surfers, rafters, and even yoga enthusiasts. This […]

Where and How to Rent Inflatable Kayaks in Summit County, Colorado

Where and How to Rent Inflatable Kayaks in Summit County, Colorado

Summer is over and the highwater from late spring has subsided and now there is only the calm and mild that is left. Calm and mild are never a bad thing; when it comes to rafting, there are plenty of activities that can still be done on the river, like SUP and the inflatable kayaks. […]

3 Ways Investing in a Paco Pad Will Change Your Life Your Next Overnight Rafting Trip in Colorado

3 Ways Investing in a Paco Pad Will Change Your Life Your Next Overnight Rafting Trip in Colorado

If you spend any amount of time out on the river, especially participating in overnight rafting, kayaking, or canoeing excursions, having the perfect place to lay your head at night is essential. Not only do you want somewhere comfortable, but you want something that will be reliable and last for many trips to come. If […]

Colorado River Rental’s Suggestion on Best Whitewater Rafting Shoes

Colorado River Rental’s Suggestion on Best Whitewater Rafting Shoes

One of the most common questions we get at Colorado River Rentals is what type of shoes are best for whitewater rafting. There are many options that do the trick, but there are definitely some choices that stand out among others. The basics are as follows: Make sure the footwear is secure on your feet.  […]

5 Pointers on Inflatable Kayak Technique for Your Next Colorado River Adventure

5 Pointers on Inflatable Kayak Technique for Your Next Colorado River Adventure

It’s that time of the year where the water has past the peak, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had on Colorado’s rivers for the next month.  Class II rapids can feel quite mild in a large raft, but once you seat yourself in an inflatable kayak and navigate the river you’ll pump […]

4 Great Places to Stand Up Paddle Board in Colorado

4 Great Places to Stand Up Paddle Board in Colorado

Paddle Boarding is a super fun and demanding activity on a warm summer day in the Colorado sun. Though it takes a bit of a learning curve to get really good at it, the cool thing is anyone can do it.  Major components to paddle boarding is the board itself which and be inflatable or […]

5 Reasons August is a Great Time to go on a Private Rafting Trip in Colorado

5 Reasons August is a Great Time to go on a Private Rafting Trip in Colorado

It’s that time of the year where the high water and upper class rapids are close to non-existent, but there are still some great river adventures to be had this August.  Ready for the weekend of a lifetime?  Rent some river gear and head out on a private rafting trip!  Here are 5 reasons August […]