Rafting the Upper Colorado River in October: Perfect for a Quiet Adventure in Remote Colorado

Rafting the Upper Colorado River in October: Perfect for a Quiet Adventure in Remote Colorado

Rafting the Upper Colorado River in the fall is a fantastic experience. A lot of the busy summer crowds are long gone and the small group that does remain are like- minded individuals who want to experience all of the great fall outdoor activities Colorado has to offer. Be prepared to make some new friends […]

The Best Time to Raft the Upper Colorado River

The Best Time to Raft the Upper Colorado River

The Colorado River The Upper Colorado River is the beautiful beginning of one of the most famous Rivers in America. This River, that starts in the High Rockies of Colorado, goes on to fill lake Powell in Utah and lake Mead in Nevada. Along its route to the ocean, it supplies water to 40 million […]

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. […]

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 […]