Industry Leader for 25 Years

  • We were the first company to use self-bailing rafts on the Upper Animas River.
  • We are the Salt River Canyon’s longest operating outfitter.
  • We were the first company to have 4-wheel drive vehicles for shuttles on the Salt. And we’re still the only company with ones that were made in this century.
  • We are a long term member of the Colorado River Outfitters Association (CROA).
  • Our owner is a board member and director of the PR Committee for CROA.
  • Our owner was called on by CROA to testify to Colorado House of Representatives and Senate.
  • We shaped and wrote the current outfitter registration on behalf of CROA.
  • We called for and created a crisis management plan for CROA.
  • We were the first rafting company in the region to have a computerized reservation program.
  • We directed and helped create the new CROA Safety Video.
  • We are a long standing member of America Outdoors (AO).
  • We are the Salt River Canyon’s longest operating outfitter.
  • We were called on by the White Mountain Apache Tribe to explore the Black River and escort the tribe representatives down the river in 2009.
  • Our owner was a board member of the Colorado Tourism Trade Association from 1998-2000 and was elected to this position by other Colorado tourism businesses.
  • We were the first rafting company to have a website in Durango (1996).
  • Our owner is the former Vice President of the Durango Chamber and Resort Association and was President Elect. before becoming President. He helped redesign the organization to its current form from DACRA to a Chamber in 2001.
  • We are the outfitter of choice for tour operators such as Tauck Tours.