Category: Arizona

The Mild to Wild Black Friday Shopping Guide 

The Mild to Wild Black Friday Shopping Guide  It’s just about that wonderful time of year again for us to put in, push off, and row like maniacs through 4 righteous days of Black Friday rafting deals!! This year, we’re rinsing 20% off the majority of our trips from Black Friday to Cyber Monday. Ya-to-the-hoo-hoo-HOO!!! So […]

9 Overnight Rafting Trips in the Southwest that will Change Your Life

9 Overnight Rafting Trips in the Southwest that will Change Your Life If you’ve never taken these overnight rafting trips in the Southwest, or you’ve already indulged in some and are looking for more to explore— huzzah! This is exactly where you need to be. This list boasts some lesser-known overnight rafting trips in the […]

Why Are Cataract Canyon’s Rapids So Big?

Why Are Cataract Canyon’s Rapids So Big? “On starting, we come at once too difficult rapids and falls, that, in many places, is more abrupt than in any of the canons through which we have passed, and we decide to name this Cataract Canon.” — John Welsey Powell, July 23rd 1869, During the first organized […]

A Raft Guide’s Wild Beginnings with the Salt River

A Raft Guide’s Wild Beginnings with the Salt River Anna Folks started at Mild to Wild as a raft guide on the Salt River in 2010. Now, she’s the Multi-Day Operations Manager, ensuring all overnight trips floating into the vast deserts of Utah are thoroughly set for success. Anna hails from New Mexico, where the […]

The Top 5 Rafting Trips to Jump on for Black Friday

The Top 5 Rafting Trips to Jump on for Black Friday This year, Mild to Wild is offering 15% off for Black Friday deals on rafting trips! This is the biggest discount we offer, and when it comes to our Multi-Day Rafting options, this is the best time to book those trips. These excursions are some of […]

12 Totally Unique Outdoorsy Gift Ideas for 2021

12 Totally Unique Outdoorsy Gift Ideas for 2021 When it comes to nature lovers, finding them a unique outdoorsy gift can prove to be more difficult than you’d expect. There’s always going to be cable-knit beanies, the obligatory coffee mug, and probably gear that they already have— but to get something that’s unexpected AND in […]

8 Adventurous Day Trips Within 3 Hours From Phoenix

8 Adventurous Day Trips Within 3 Hours From Phoenix Check out this list of Arizona gems that make for splendid day trips from Phoenix! Rising from the ashes of a Sonoran Desert’s sunburnt is the 5th largest city in the U.S. It’s a golfer’s paradise and a snow cone’s nightmare. Those familiar with Phoenix know […]

What You’ll Learn About Yourself When You Take A Multi-Day Rafting Trip

What You’ll Learn About Yourself When You Take A Multi-Day Rafting Trip What does it mean to learn something about yourself on a wilderness trip? What does it look and feel like to have those moments of enlightenment when abound on the trails in towering mountains, or along a mighty river on a multi-day rafting […]

The Best Camping Recipes You Need On Hand Whether You’re Rafting or Not

The Best Camping Recipes You Need On Hand Whether You’re Rafting or Not As river running connoisseurs, we are without a doubt tremendously serious about our camping recipes. And as professional outdoor dwellers, we feel it is our duty to share our food smarts with the rest of the wilderness-lovin’ community. Sometimes meals need to […]

Rafting a Wild and Scenic River — How it Saves a Piece of Nature

Rafting a Wild and Scenic River — How it Saves a Piece of Nature     “We in this generation must come to terms with nature, and I think we’re challenged as mankind has never been challenged before to prove our maturity and our mastery, not of nature, but of ourselves.” – Rachel Carson, Silent […]

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