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 […]

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), […]

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

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 […]