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 […]

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 […]

4 of the Most Beautiful Rivers to Kayak or Raft in America’s West this Summer

4 of the Most Beautiful Rivers to Kayak or Raft in America’s West this Summer

By Geoffrey Johnson The American west is home to some of the most extreme landscapes in the world. Harsh barren deserts can turn into giant mountains covered in forest. One thing these landscapes have in common is much of their terrain has been carved by rivers making their way to a distant ocean. Some of […]

5 Great 2019 Spring Rafting Trips In Colorado

5 Great 2019 Spring Rafting Trips In Colorado

Beginning in early May, the spring rafting season in Colorado offers a number of great rafting trips for adventure-seekers of all skill levels, from beginner rafters looking to experience their first Colorado rafting adventure to seasoned whitewater experts. Expect a great Whitewater Rafting Season With heavier-than-expected snowfall in the Rockies so far this winter, the […]

Here’s Where You Can Stand Up Paddle Board near Summit County

Here’s Where You Can Stand Up Paddle Board near Summit County

Here’s what’s up with SUP’s in Summit County. SUP boarding has quickly become a popular sport in recent years. This adrenaline rushing activity will have you dropping into exciting white water and has caught the interest of all types of people. This active lifestyle has been enjoyed by surfers, rafters, and even yoga enthusiasts. This […]

3 Ways Investing in a Paco Pad Will Change Your Life Your Next Overnight Rafting Trip in Colorado

3 Ways Investing in a Paco Pad Will Change Your Life Your Next Overnight Rafting Trip in Colorado

If you spend any amount of time out on the river, especially participating in overnight rafting, kayaking, or canoeing excursions, having the perfect place to lay your head at night is essential. Not only do you want somewhere comfortable, but you want something that will be reliable and last for many trips to come. If […]