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Making History on the San Miguel River — From A Guide Who Lived It

Making History on the San Miguel River — From A Guide Who Lived It Elena Donharl is Mild to Wild’s HR and Operations Manager— she also turns back into a Lower Animas or San Miguel river guide on occasion when the swell of the rafting season comes crashing through Southwest Colorado.  Elena started rowing on […]

Mindfulness Meets Adventure in Desolation Canyon — A Wellness Retreat 

Mindfulness Meets Adventure in Desolation Canyon — A Wellness Retreat  Mindfulness and Yoga teacher, Liz Anema, led Mild to Wild’s Wellness Retreat in Desolation Canyon for our last trip in the fall of 2021. She was gracious enough to share the powerful experiences she experienced on this trip with us.  Lucky me! I was invited to lead a trip dedicated […]

What To Wear And What To Bring On A Jeep Tour

What to Wear and What to Bring on Your Jeep Tour Mild to Wild’s jeep tours will take you through some of the most stupendous scenery within a short drive from civilization, whether you’re in Southwest Colorado or Moab, Utah. And because we’re not only cruising into the backcountry to witness such stupendousness, but in […]

5 awesome things you didn’t know that happen in moab during fall

5 Awesome Things You didn’t know that happen in Moab during Fall There’s a lot of things to love about Moab during the fall. First, the temperatures in and of themselves are reason to rejoice for the changing seasons (especially for the locals who have endured degrees that reach over 110 by June!). Next, the […]

The Fall Photography Road Trip That Reigns Supreme for Southwest Foliage

The Fall Photography Road Trip That Reigns Supreme for Southwest Foliage Well well well, look what the changing seasons of the Southwest dragged in— A bunch of camera-ready trees just quaking for their autumn glamour shots, and we’re happy to oblige. Some of the most scenic travel destinations in the Southwest completely transform when the colors […]

3 Awesome Historic Detours off the Million Dollar Highway

3 Awesome Historic Detours off the Million Dollar Highway   The Million Dollar Highway is a historical site in and of itself, but its many detours along the cliff-hanging route add so much more context to its initial creation in the 19th century.  When you drive U.S. 550, you’re cruising on over a century’s worth […]

The Top 4 Fall Rafting Trips Utah’s Magical Deserts Have To Offer

The Top 4 Fall Rafting Trips Utah’s Magical Deserts have to Offer Have you been thinking about fall rafting trips in Utah? Of course you have, because you’re here, right now, on this blog about fall rafting trips in Utah. And also because you’re very smart, since autumn is an amazing time to take a […]

What You’ll Learn About Yourself When You Take A Multi-Day Rafting Trip

What You’ll Learn About Yourself When You Take A Multi-Day Rafting Trip What does it mean to learn something about yourself on a wilderness trip? What does it look and feel like to have those moments of enlightenment when abound on the trails in towering mountains, or along a mighty river on a multi-day rafting […]

The Best Camping Recipes You Need On Hand Whether You’re Rafting or Not

The Best Camping Recipes You Need On Hand Whether You’re Rafting or Not As river running connoisseurs, we are without a doubt tremendously serious about our camping recipes. And as professional outdoor dwellers, we feel it is our duty to share our food smarts with the rest of the wilderness-lovin’ community. Sometimes meals need to […]

Top 13 Tours You Definitely Need to Check Out in Durango, Colorado

Top 13 Tours You Definitely Need to Check Out in Durango, Colorado Headed to the most fun mountain town in Colorado? Well played, and hopefully well planned! Durango has so much to do that it’s kind of outrageous, but in a good way though. This list is intended to help you organize the perfect getaway […]

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