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 […]

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

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 […]

Colorado Rivers to Raft this Summer

Colorado Rivers to Raft this Summer

Summer is finally just around the corner!  As the snow begins to melt in the Rocky Mountains, many rafting enthusiasts have begun to plan their river trips for the year.  Some things to consider as you sit down and sort everything out are equipment needs and especially where to go. The Arkansas River The Arkansas River has […]

Gear You Need for Your Colorado Adventure this Year

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 in Destinations, Gear, Rafting, Trip Planning

If an adventure is on the books in the near future, you’ll need to make sure you’re properly geared up for Colorado’s elements.  Summers yield some beautiful days, as well as rainy afternoons and chilly bonfire-weather nights.  The water in the rivers is cold due to snowmelt, and you’ll want to make sure you have everything […]

8 Best Backcountry Skiing Slopes in Colorado

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Destinations, Winter

Backcountry riding or “skinning” is vastly growing in popularity in Colorado.  With acreage of great slopes to check out, the opportunities to check out this sport are endless.  Prior to your adventure, you want to make sure that when your doing any sort of backcountry riding you are prepared for all the different scenarios you […]

The Rise of Van Life in the Rockies

Posted by on Feb 9, 2018 in Camping, Destinations, Travel

A new trend is quickly growing in America. There are many reasons more and more people are choosing to ditch their houses with a solid foundation for a home with four wheels.  Minimalist lifestyles are gaining popularity and a wide range of people are choosing to possess less material objects and gain life experience through […]

Top 5 Overlooked 14er’s in Colorado

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 in Destinations, Hiking, Scenery, Summer

There are 58 peaks in the state of Colorado that rise above 14,000 feet, and hardcore hikers add all 58 summits to their bucket list.  There are a few extremely popular mountains to climb in Colorado’s Rockies, and on a Saturday morning in the summertime you’ll find yourself surrounded with fellow trekkers on the same mission […]

5 Places to Travel this Upcoming Mud Season

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Destinations, Spring, Travel

April showers bring May’s mud season for those of us living in the high country.  With all the ski resorts in Summit County and Vail Valley closing sometime in April and many restaurants taking a few week breather before summer rolls around, many ski town workers have a break from the busy times at work.  […]

It’s Whitewater Rafting Permit Season!

Planning a float down a popular river this year?  You better be prepared!  January is the month to get all your permit applications filled out, as many are due within the first two months of the year.  Grab a cold beverage, sit down with your rafting crew, and dive into the tedious task of paperwork […]