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Common Concerns on a Rafting Trip

If you’re thinking of going on a rafting trip but have a few concerns that might be holding you back, we have some reassuring answers for you. So learn about how to be prepared and join Mild to Wild on one of our amazing Southwest river trips. What to Wear Many people are concerned with […]

Colorado Adventure: Tips for Choosing the Right Trip

Your family has chosen a Colorado adventure for their next vacation.  Let us be the first to congratulate you on a great choice. Colorado is rich with culture and history, filled with an abundance of nature, and is all around a wonderful place.  Follow these tips to plan the ultimate Colorado adventure.   1.  Decide […]

The Benefits of Traveling

How to Achieve Better Health, Wellness and Enhanced Relationships! It is well know that other than reading, traveling can be one of the most beneficial and significant ways to learn and become more educated. In addition to providing education, traveling has a multitude of benefits. According to the U.S. Travel Association, recent studies have shown […]

Dutch Oven Delicacies: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake A Dutch Oven, or DO, is a cast-iron cooking pot that acts just like a mini oven and is often used on camping adventures and overnight rafting trips. It is amazing how many different and delicious dishes you can cook out in the wilderness with a Dutch Oven!

Dutch Oven Delicacies: Enchiladas

Enchiladas A Dutch Oven, or DO, is a cast-iron cooking pot that acts just like a mini oven and is often used on camping adventures and overnight rafting trips. It is amazing how many different and delicious dishes you can cook out in the wilderness with a Dutch Oven!

A Day in the Life of a River Guide!

Being a river guide can be one of the most fun and rewarding summer (and spring and fall and winter depending on where you are!) jobs out there, it can also be quite challenging! This is how a river guide’s day normally looks: Get a good night’s sleep prior to your trip – you have […]

How To: Stay Safe on Your Outdoor Adventure

There are several ways you can prepare yourself for an outdoor adventure. Whether it be for backpacking, snow shoeing, white water rafting, skiing, kayaking, camping or even for a simple, short day hike; it is good to have knowledge of the area you are traveling in (weather, terrain) and knowledge about yourself and your limits. […]

How to: Replace a Valve on a Raft/Inflatable Kayak

Hey all you white water rafting enthusiasts! Check out our new video on How to Replace a Valve! In this video Jesse is changing a valve on an inflatable kayak, but it works the same for rafts, as well. Materials Needed: New Valve, Valve Key and your raft or inflatable kayak of course! Step 1: […]

How To: Prevent Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is a fickle ailment, some people get it and some people don’t. In my opinion, though, it’s better to be safe than sorry! These tips should help you avoid that gut-wrenching feeling and allow you to enjoy your time in the mountains whether it be on a hike up a 14er, a backpacking […]

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