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7 Glowing Trails You Should Hike ASAP During Fall in Durango

7 Glowing Trails You Should Hike ASAP During Fall in Durango Looking for some trails to get your fall festivities on near Durango? Good on ya! This area is a leaf peeper’s paradise by late September to mid-October. If you catch the aspens of the San Juan Mountains in their prime, you’re in for some […]

3 Awesome Historic Detours off the Million Dollar Highway

3 Awesome Historic Detours off the Million Dollar Highway   The Million Dollar Highway is a historical site in and of itself, but its many detours along the cliff-hanging route add so much more context to its initial creation in the 19th century.  When you drive U.S. 550, you’re cruising on over a century’s worth […]

The Explosive Geology of the San Juan Mountains — A Past of Big Peaks

The Explosive Geology of the San Juan Mountains — A Past of Big Peaks Southwest Colorado is remarkably special for a number of reasons, a large one being the spectacular geology of the San Juan Mountains. This 150-mile stretch of the Rocky Mountains has continuously imposed plenty of questions since scientists first started studying them […]

Top 13 Tours You Definitely Need to Check Out in Durango, Colorado

Top 13 Tours You Definitely Need to Check Out in Durango, Colorado Headed to the most fun mountain town in Colorado? Well played, and hopefully well planned! Durango has so much to do that it’s kind of outrageous, but in a good way though. This list is intended to help you organize the perfect getaway […]

Rafting Season Forecast for 2021

Rafting Season Forecast for 2021 Spring is in there air, and we all know what that means — Time to roll out the rafts! While the Southwest’s version of spring usually features a combo of more blankets of snow mixed with summer stints, we know there’s plenty of mountain-melt coming our way. Check out this […]

What to Expect for your Rafting Trip during Covid-19

What to Expect for your Rafting Trip during Covid-19 Below is an idea of what you can expect. With restrictions and best practices changing daily, we will always follow the guidelines put in place by the local health department at the time of your trip. These guidelines can and likely will change as restrictions change […]

The Best Things to do in Durango with Young Children

The Best Things to do in Durango with Younger Kids   Planning a visit to Durango with young children? Durango is pretty much one big playground. From the San Juan Mountains to the Animas River, the whole family will look forward to what Durango’s landscape has to offer. Whether you’re an outdoorsy clan or just […]

Rafting Season Forecast for 2020

Rafting Season Forecast for 2020 It’s about that time! Rafting season 2020 is nearly underway, and there’s plenty of snow for the melting. While we can’t always predict what Mother Nature is up to in spring, or any time really, we’ve got a good idea of what’s to come from upstream. Check out the rafting […]

So You’ve Rafted The Lower Animas. Now What?

So You’ve Rafted The Lower Animas. Now What? So, you’ve conquered the riveting ripples of one of Durango’s most fun outdoor activities – You’ve rafted the Lower Animas River. You’re probably thinking, “that was the best thing I’ve ever done in my life, but where else can I possibly take a Colorado rafting trip for […]

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