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Rafting Season Forecast for 2024

Mild to Wild’s Rafting Season Forecast for 2024 You better air out those Chacos and shake the dry bags out of that crusty hibernation hole, because it’s time for the Rafting Season Forecast of 2024!  In snowy sum, this year’s swell through the Colorado Plateau looks like it’s going to ripple and flow right down […]

Each Rafting Section of the Colorado River Explained

Each Rafting Section of the Colorado River Explained “If you really love something, you want to see all of it, not just the most beautiful parts of it.” – Mike and Jenny Fiebig, River Advocates who spent five months paddling the entirety of the Colorado River Like any river, the Colorado begins with a small […]

How to Shop to the Best Holiday Deals on Whitewater Adventures for 2023

How to Shop the Best Holiday Deals on Whitewater Adventures Click here if you’d like to skip to a section: Top Selling Trips How to Save the Most Gift Certificates How to Pick the Right Multi-Day Trip Are you ready for an impromptu inundation of Black Friday river puns, in anticipation of the best holiday […]

Rafting Season Forecast for 2023

Rafting Season Forecast for 2023 Whoop whoop— It’s the Rafting Season Forecast for 2023!!! Hold onto those boat straps folks, it’s going to be a WILD season! With a long and snow-packed winter behind us, we’re gearing up for a righteously rampant runoff across the Colorado Plateau. Get ready for some of the highest flows […]

3 Awesome Alternative Rafting Trips to the Grand Canyon 

3 Awesome Alternative Rafting Trips to the Grand Canyon  It’s no secret that the Grand Canyon is an A-lister of multi-day rafting excursions, but it’s not the only one on the proverbial list of river celebrities— there’s plenty of alternative trips to the Grand Canyon. The great waterways of the Southwest have cut a rugged […]

How to Choose the Right Multi-Day Rafting Trip

How to Choose a Multi-Day Rafting Trip  Shopping around for a multi-day rafting trip but not quite sure where to start? We know that feeling all too well! Mild to Wild offers overnight river trips for 7 different rivers spread across Colorado, Utah and Arizona. What can we say, we love running rivers and we […]

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 […]

Cataract or Desolation Canyon? Which is the best to raft?

Cataract or Desolation Canyon? Which is the best to raft? It’s a decision we don’t take lightly around here, trying to decide between whether to raft Cataract or Desolation Canyon. Well, that’s a bit of an overstatement actually, getting worked up over playing in the wilderness would be pretty counterintuitive to the whole… playing the wilderness thing, after […]

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 […]

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