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History and Geology of the Yampa River : A Past of Keeping it Wild

History and Geology of the Yampa River : A Past of Keeping it Wild The history and geology of the Yampa River comes packed with victories of  Earth’s habits, environmentalists who admired its beauty, and ancient civilizations who prospered from its wilderness.  Clouds become near neighbors to the canyon’s quiet walls, seemingly to sail by […]

So You’ve Rafted Moab, Now What? 

So You’ve Rafted Moab, Now What?  Talk about a great first impression if you’ve rafted Moab! If you’ve found yourself drifting into memories of sunshine doused chortles with a phantom paddle, it might be time to schedule that thought bubble into your next river adventure. Now that you’ve rafted Moab on a nice calm river, […]

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 […]

What To Expect When Checking in For Your Durango Rafting Trip

What To Expect When Checking in For Your Durango Rafting Trip   Are you going out for a Durango rafting adventure for the first time and wondering what happens once you get to the Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Tours office? Our guides and office staff are here to give you an awesome rafting […]

What’s Special About Yampa River Rafting Trips

What’s Special About Yampa River Rafting Trips The Yampa River is what many call “the last of the wild ones”. Without a dam to utilize its power and resources, this last free-flowing river in the Colorado River system continues to cultivate a thriving, intrinsic ecosystem. The Yampa, which flows through Dinosaur National Monument, is the […]

What’s So Special About Gates of Lodore?

What’s So Special About Gates of Lodore?   We love the Gates of Lodore—its vivid scenery and changing landscape leaves a lasting impact on our fondest rafting memories. When you put in at Lodore canyon, you’ll pass through a colossal-sized entrance of bright red stone. Rafting through this canyon is a unique experience apart from […]

The Origins of Rafting The Notorious Upper Animas River

The Origins of Rafting The Notorious Upper Animas River Rafting beginnings on the Upper Animas A kayaker is bundled in wool beneath a suit of PVC, accompanied by fiberglass to ride a natural thundering highway. This was a time before self-bailing rafts. The audacious decided risk and reward were interchangeable in the sacred pursuit of […]

Common San Miguel River Questions, and Answers Too!

Common San Miguel River Questions, and Answers Too! The San Miguel River starts in the San Juan Mountains above Telluride, Colorado and travels 72 miles down to the Dolores River. This slender river flows through lush mountain terrain to soaring desert rocks in a tight canyon. Rafting the San Miguel is a must when you’re […]

Sustainable Travel Practices You Need To Know to Care for Colorado

Sustainable Travel Practices You Need To Know to Care for Colorado Sweeping slopes of multicolored blossoms, a sky of glowing cobalt against white-capped fourteeners, and crisp air so fresh you wish you could drink it … Those might be some of the pictures one envisions when Colorado comes to mind. To keep this natural charm, […]

5 Amazing Multi-Day Rafting Trips in Colorado

5 Amazing Multi-Day Rafting Trips in Colorado Trying to organize a summer trip that offers unlimited adventure, spectacular scenery, and little to no planning on your part? A multi-day rafting trip will check those boxes and then some. Colorado rafting trips offer a variety of experience levels and activities to enjoy during a week on […]

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