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 […]

Best Overnight Rafting Trips in Colorado for Beginner Paddlers

Best Overnight Rafting Trips in Colorado for Beginner Paddlers

While day trips out on the river can be a fun experience, overnights truly bring the rafting experience to the next level. Even if you have never rafted before, you can find yourself fully emerged in the beauty and outdoor fun Colorados Rocky Mountains have to offer. Getting out on the river paddling and exploring […]

All About Spending the Night Along the Colorado River Near Kremmling

All About Spending the Night Along the Colorado River Near Kremmling

Rafting on an overnight trip can be the adventure of a lifetime. From the seclusion of sleeping riverside, to the surprising luxury afforded by having rafts along to haul supplies, this is a favorite of many. On an overnight rafting trip, you get all the seclusion and quiet that you may on a backcountry backpacking trip, but you don’t […]

Colorado Overnight Rafting Trip Gear List

Colorado Overnight Rafting Trip Gear List

It’s like camping, but you’ll be cruising along the water all day… so how do you bring everything you need?  What do you even need to bring and what can you leave behind for the weekend?  This gear list should help you know exactly what to pack for your next overnight rafting excursion. Water First […]

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 […]

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 […]

What Size Raft Do I Need?

What Size Raft Do I Need?

With all the rafts out on the market today it can be a little overwhelming deciding what size raft you will need. When it comes to rafts there is no one size fits all; one type of raft may work great for a short trip with a small group, but you will struggle on those […]

Packing List for your Raft Trip

If you are heading out on the river for an extended period of time, it is essential to be extremely prepared. Life is always easier when you are ready for the unexpected! If you are going out on an unguided rafting trip, you should already know the necessities when packing up your gear. Sometimes it […]

Riverside Cocktails for Your Overnight Trip

Riverside Cocktails for Your Overnight Trip

If you are planning an overnight rafting trip, a tasty libation after a day of rafting is much deserved. Popping the top on a chilled Blue Moon is a great way to relax and enjoy your surroundings, but a delicious riverside cocktail may be exactly what you need. Here are some of our favorite riverside […]

Guide or No Guide: the Pros and Cons

Guide or No Guide: the Pros and Cons

“To guide or not to guide, that is the question?” Ok, so maybe it’s not a Shakespearean play but it’s a serious question! The level of fun and excitement can rely heavily on this simple choice, so see our suggestions below so you make the perfect decision. Guide – “I need help and an expert to […]