Colorado River Rental’s Suggestion on Best Whitewater Rafting Shoes

Colorado River Rental’s Suggestion on Best Whitewater Rafting Shoes

One of the most common questions we get at Colorado River Rentals is what type of shoes are best for whitewater rafting. There are many options that do the trick, but there are definitely some choices that stand out among others. The basics are as follows: Make sure the footwear is secure on your feet.  […]

5 Pointers on Inflatable Kayak Technique for Your Next Colorado River Adventure

5 Pointers on Inflatable Kayak Technique for Your Next Colorado River Adventure

It’s that time of the year where the water has past the peak, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had on Colorado’s rivers for the next month.  Class II rapids can feel quite mild in a large raft, but once you seat yourself in an inflatable kayak and navigate the river you’ll pump […]

4 Great Places to Stand Up Paddle Board in Colorado

4 Great Places to Stand Up Paddle Board in Colorado

Paddle Boarding is a super fun and demanding activity on a warm summer day in the Colorado sun. Though it takes a bit of a learning curve to get really good at it, the cool thing is anyone can do it.  Major components to paddle boarding is the board itself which and be inflatable or […]

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About an Oar and a Paddle

Everything You Need to Know About an Oar and a Paddle

Every rafting trip requires the use of paddles and/or oars. Guests will help us steer and power our rafts through rapids and around rocks, as we navigate the river. Proper paddling technique is essential to a successful rafting trip, particularly on more advanced sections of whitewater. Large rafts, particularly framed rafts, require oars to steer […]

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 […]

The 5 Best Kayaks on the Market in 2018

The 5 Best Kayaks on the Market in 2018

Kayaking is the perfect relaxation mechanism or thrilling extravaganza based on your personal preference.  It doesn’t matter if you are on the beautiful mountain rivers or mellow lake, kayaking offers a wonderful experience for floaters with minimal to maximum effort. Here’s a list of the 5 best kayaks on the market today by popular opinion. […]

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), […]