8 Great Coolers for an Overnight Rafting Trip

8 Great Coolers for an Overnight Rafting Trip

A quality cooler is essential for an overnight rafting trip. Whether you are keeping your food or beverages cool, a cooler that is not well insulated could ruin your trip. Rafting offers the ability to bring along large amounts of weight perishable weight, while leaving you stranded during the nighttime (as opposed to car camping), […]

5 Tips for a Successful Stand Up Paddle Board Excursion

5 Tips for a Successful Stand Up Paddle Board Excursion

Stand up paddle boarding is a fast-growing, popular sport. Paddle boards (a.k.a. SUPs) look similar to surf boards, but are more versatile. Used in the ocean, on lakes and in rivers, it’s no surprise paddle boarding is a sport that is taking Colorado by storm. The fact that the sport is relatively new leaves a lot […]

The Best Meals to Pack for Your Colorado Rafting Adventure

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Food, Rafting, Travel, Trip Planning
The Best Meals to Pack for Your Colorado Rafting Adventure

Whether you are going out on the river for just a day or for the entire weekend, the rapids require copious amounts of energy and it is of the utmost importance that you properly refuel yourself.  The difficult part of packing food for your trip is you must also be aware of the limited space […]

The 5 Things You Can’t Forget on Your Overnight Rafting Trip

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Colorado River, Gear, Rafting, Travel, Trip Planning
The 5 Things You Can’t Forget on Your Overnight Rafting Trip

There are a lot of moving parts that need to come together to make a perfect overnight river trip. Forgetting one important piece of gear can have severe consequences. We’ve put together a list of 5 essential things you need to have the best trip possible. Sun Protection / First Aid Kit For most overnight […]

Why a Dry Bag is Essential for your Colorado Rafting Trip

Why a Dry Bag is Essential for your Colorado Rafting Trip

“But we’re just floating down a section of the Upper Colorado River, we definitely won’t get our stuff wet or have anything fall in.” Ah, think again. Sure it would be very difficult to flip a raft on Class II water, but you are floating in the middle of a river and should try to […]

Why You Should Rent a Groover for Your Overnight Rafting Trip

Why You Should Rent a Groover for Your Overnight Rafting Trip

The rivers are beginning to flow in Colorado and highwater season is upon us! After a long 8 months of low flows, whitewater is in the air and it feels so good to put the drysuit and Astrals back on. We hope everyone was on top of submitting their river applications for 2018 or caught on that they missed out and are […]

What NOT to Bring on a Raft Trip

What NOT to Bring on a Raft Trip

So you’ve made the decision to take on Colorado’s whitewater this year (great choice, by the way), but maybe it’s your first time on the river and you don’t really know what to expect.  If you found yourself on this blog post, you may have seen some of our previous snippets on tips for rafting […]

History of Steamboat Springs, Colorado

History of Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Steamboat Springs; the land of champagne powder, a picture-perfect Western Colorado lifestyle, and trademarked as Ski Town USA.  Located on the other side of the Continental Divide as the Denver area, this mountain getaway is under 7,000 feet in elevation and yields beautiful, warm summers and fluffy snow-packed winters. The Early Years Back in the […]

The Best Camping Near Kremmling, Colorado

The Best Camping Near Kremmling, Colorado

We’re ready for spring.  Though there’s a few more flurries on the forecast, we’re already compiling our camping list for Kremmling this year.  This beautiful central Colorado location is perfect for early spring activities as it is located at 7,200 feet, leaving you with sunny and warm days earlier in the season. Kremmling is not […]

2018 Guide to Colorado’s National Parks

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in Uncategorized
2018 Guide to Colorado’s National Parks

Written by Alex Ferguson Colorado’s hiking trails weave in, out and around some of the most diverse and unspoiled landscape in the country. With natural highlights, historical sights and spectacular geological features along Colorado’s trails, it’s easy to see why hiking is one of the most popular outdoor activities in the state. Mesa Verde National […]