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A Note From Your Raft Guide

A Note From Your Raft Guide Raft guides share a lot of passion and insider tips for experiencing the best raft trip. There are things that your raft guide wants you to know. Getting a better understanding of their motives can help you connect and get the most out of your trip! Get the personal […]

Getting a Lay of the Land: Distances to All Our Major Trips

Getting a Lay of the Land: Distances to All Our Major Trips With so many adventure trips with locations all over the southwest, it can get a bit tricky visualizing their proximities. Read on to get a better idea of how close our trips are to one another!   Salt River The Salt River is […]

What is CFS and What Does It Mean for My Raft Trip?

What is CFS? Wondering what is CFS when it comes to rivers? CFS is “cubic feet per second,” a unit of measurement referring to the volume and speed of water flow. One cubic foot is about the size of a basketball, so if a stream is flowing at 100 CFS, imagine 100 basketballs rolling down a riverbed […]

Four Remarkable Shoulder Season Trips Crammed With Adventure

Planning a Durango CO Vacation can be tough because there are so many great adventures. What time of year should you visit Durango? In the travel industry, “shoulder season” refers to the time between the high and low seasons. For Durango the shoulder season occurs two different times each year. Fall and spring are the […]

The Most Extreme Whitewater Rafting in the US

The Most Extreme Whitewater Rafting in the US Looking for a whitewater rafting adventure that you’ll be thinking about long after you’ve peeled off the wetsuit? Perhaps ones that come with drops that suspend you in an adrenaline-induced euphoria? Holes the size of your car? Waves so imposing that they crash in slow motion? Enough […]

Animas River: Ten Reasons Why We Love It

The Animas River is a beloved place among the Durango community for many reasons.  Whether you are hiking a mountain and look down on it, chugging along next to it on the train, or rafting one of the sections, you will quickly come to understand why it’s a local favorite.  Here, we list our reasons […]

The Durango Summer Checklist

    Summer is in full swing here in Durango! Every morning the sky is clear and bright blue, as the crisp desert air cools the town before the afternoon heat sets in! Here are our top things to do in Durango before the summer comes to an end!

5 Things to Do Outside in Durango

Planning a visit to Durango this summer? No matter what you put on your to-do list while visiting beautiful Southwest Colorado, make sure you make plenty of time for outdoor adventures.  From river rafting and stand-up paddle boarding to mountain biking and hiking, Durango is the perfect hub for your summer outdoor activities. Here are […]

Durango Whitewater Rafting: Explore the New Whitewater Park

  Rafting the Lower Animas River isn’t necessarily a quiet and serene wilderness escape or a high-speed whitewater adventure, but on the river you have the opportunity to see things around Durango a little differently than normal. For instance, look up at families waving from the open-air cars on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge […]

Intermediate White Water Rafting Adventures

  Visiting Southwest Colorado this summer? Ready for a whitewater adventure? Whether you’re visiting Durango or the surrounding areas of Telluride, Ouray, Silverton or Pagosa Springs, white water rafting is one of the most exciting summer things to do in Durango!   Our intermediate river rafting options are the best choices for the rafter looking for a […]

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