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Durango to Telluride in a Day – For San Miguel Rafters

Durango to Telluride in a Day – For San Miguel Rafters  For Durango visitors who want to check out Telluride for the day (and partake in the righteous rafting supplied by the San Miguel River nearby) here’s a few how-to’s for enjoying the journey.  How far is Telluride from Durango?  Driving to Telluride from Durango […]

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 […]

How to Ball on a Budget in Telluride

How to Ball on a Budget in Telluride (Spring & Summer Edition) Trying to ball out while sticking to a budget in Telluride? It can be done! Because while this beauteous box canyon may be bougie, there are plenty of free and inexpensive ways to enjoy yourself besides taking a good old fashioned hike. But […]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Yampa River

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Yampa River If if there’s one thing that people know about the Yampa River, it’s usually that it holds the mighty title as the last free-flowing tributary in the Colorado River system. For a little context on this wild waterway— The Yampa River starts in the mountains above […]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Dolores River

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Dolores River The Dolores River is one of the most coveted rafting trips in the United States. Below the Mcphee Dam, the looming canyon is often quiet, robbed from the rip-roar that once reverberated between its red walls. But every few years, the imposing corridor returns to its riparian […]

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 […]

6 Things to Know about Rafting the Salt River

6 Things to Know about Rafting the Salt River Looking for things to know about rafting the Salt River? Welp, we got the know-how you need! The Salt River is one of the most elusive whitewater rafting trips in the United States. Unlike its real big sister canyon up north, you the one— the Salt […]

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