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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 […]

Your Guide to Visiting Moab in March

Your Guide to Visiting Moab in March Ever found yourself dodging selfie sticks or wrestling with reservations? Or feeling more restricted than a penguin in a tuxedo during peak tourist season? Then visiting Moab in March could be your welcome respite.  Visiting Moab in March can allow you to score on the area’s best campsites, […]

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 […]

The Best Things to do in Moab this Fall for 2023

The Best Things to do in Moab this Fall for 2023 Fall is the best time to be in Moab, Utah. Locals change up their afternoon siesta and DIY ice-fan routine for more adventurous shenanigans. The air and water beckon with seventy to eighty degree temperatures. Rainfall averaging sixty-seven inches adds earthy-smells. Lightning strikes through […]

Trails and Rails Trip – A Photo Story 

What to Expect on a Trails and Rails Trip – A Photo Story When you sign up for a Trails & Rails trip with us, you best get ready for the ride of your life, especially with fall colors arriving. A brief synopsis of how this trip works, is the first half of the trip […]

What to Wear Whitewater Rafting in Fall

What to Wear Whitewater Rafting in Fall The title of this post, “What to Wear Whitewater Rafting in Fall,” presents a catch-22 scenario. Whenever we think of autumn, we associate it with cooler weather and changing leaves. Early Fall in some Southwest rivers, however, offers pleasant desert conditions and friendlier whitewater. Specifically, near Moab, Utah, […]

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 […]

How to Book the Trails and Rails Package

How to Book the Trails and Rails Package If you’re looking for a jaw dropping, gobsmacking, dare we say downright stupefyingly scenic day in the San Juan Mountains, Trails and Rails is the topnotch way to see the tiptop sites between Durango and Silverton.  The Trails and Rails package combines a cliff-hugging cruise from Durango […]

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