7 Fun facts about the Colorado River

7 Fun facts about the Colorado River

1. How long is the Colorado River really? The Colorado River is 1,450 miles (2,330 kilometers) long! 2. The Gift of the Colorado Hydroelectric power is consistently generated by the Colorado River through its powerful water flow & strategic dam placement throughout the river. 3. From the Rockies to Mexico The Colorado River begins at […]

10 Safety Tips for Private Boaters on the Colorado River

Posted by on Oct 27, 2019 in Rafting, Travel, Trip Planning
10 Safety Tips for Private Boaters on the Colorado River

Getting out on the river with friends family or even solo is pretty unbeatable. There is definitely something about being on your own time, stopping where you want, maybe camping along the river and taking in the serene Colorado environment. No matter how amazing the experience is, it is always most important that you are […]

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 […]

Most Important Gear to Rent for an Overnight River Trip

Most Important Gear to Rent for an Overnight River Trip

Written by Abigail Ryan Rafting overnight trips are a combination of camping, rafting, delicious meals, games, and making memories with new and old friends all on a beautiful riverside spot. With good preparation and a solid check list your overnight trip will go smoothly and you won’t have to have a single worry. Here is […]

Top Activities in Colorado and on the River for this Fall

Posted by on Sep 13, 2019 in Destinations, Rafting, Scenery, Travel, Trip Planning
Top Activities in Colorado and on the River for this Fall

Fall in Colorado typically runs in September and early October above 8,500 feet in elevation. Late September to early November below 8,500 feet. Colorado offers a wide diversity of activities during the fall season. Rafting & Ziplining Thanks to record breaking snowfall this past winter the rafting season has been extended to September 29th!! Trips […]

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 […]

The Top Summer Activities Near Kremmling Colorado.

The Top Summer Activities Near Kremmling Colorado.

Written by Geoffrey Johnson If you travel about 100 miles northwest and 2,000 feet closer to the sun from Denver, you will find the town of Kremmling, Colorado. After a long and bitter winter, this subarctic town turns into a desert scene that looks like it was taken straight out of a classic John Wayne […]

Rafting Trips in Colorado During High Water Times

Rafting Trips in Colorado During High Water Times

Each spring, the snow across Colorado’s mountains starts to melt and trickle down into the rivers across the state. A very popular river in Colorado is the Colorado River which begins high in Rocky Mountain National Park, flows west towards Grand Lake, Kremmling, and beyond. Water runs off the high peaks of the Continental Divide […]

5 Questions to Ask Yourself While Planning a Whitewater Rafting Trip

5 Questions to Ask Yourself While Planning a Whitewater Rafting Trip

By: Alison Stevens Colorado is home to many excellent sections of rivers for rafting. Along with that comes many companies with the ability to take you down river. If you’re like me sometimes the number of trips they offer can tend to be a little overwhelming. So instead of stressing I have come up with […]

What to expect when you book an overnight?

What to expect when you book an overnight?

There are numerous options for overnight rafting in Colorado. You can do a standard rafting overnight, or mix it up and try a deluxe trip for an added zipline adventure!  Whatever overnight trip you decide on, there are a few aspects you will want to keep in mind before setting out for your epic Colorado […]