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Moab for Memorial Day Weekend – Your 2024 Guide

Moab for Memorial Day Weekend – Your 2024 Guide for Things to Do Planning on going to Moab for Memorial Day Weekend? We’ve got some insider info for your trip – from art festivals to rafting, Moab’s got something for everyone. Read on to find out what fun things are going on in and around […]

Durango for Memorial Day Weekend – Your 2024 Guide

Durango for Memorial Day Weekend – Your 2024 Guide for Things to Do Headed to Durango for Memorial Day Weekend? You’re not alone! With plenty of great events rolling around town, and good times to be had in the mountains, on the water, and the trails in between— it’s just too easy to have too […]

9 Books to Empower Environmental Action in the Southwest and Beyond

9 Books to Empower Environmental Action in the Southwest and Beyond To those who have stumbled across this book list, Happy Earth Day! Or any other day you happen to be here. As an outfitter of outdoor recreation that depends on Mother Nature, on a day dedicated to recognizing her vital need for protection, we […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Animas River — A Tale of Untamed Resilience

The Animas River — A Tale of Untamed Resilience The appellation, “Río de Las Animas”—the River of Souls—was written in the journal of Spanish colonizer, Juan Maria Antonio Rivera while crossing the Animas River on horseback in 1765 (Durango Herald). One can only imagine what sights lended to this name.   Perhaps Rivera sensed the looming […]

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, […]

River Guide, Sam Cook on 30 Years of Adventure

River Guide, Sam Cook on 30 Years of Adventure I had scant knowledge of Sam Cook before our interview. As an Adventure Consultant, my world revolves around calls and keystrokes, tethered to the indoors. Sam, on the other hand, is a river guide, navigating the outdoors, guiding people down the river. Despite us both working […]

A 30 Year Journey on Rocky Mountain Snowmelt – Mild to Wild’s Beginnings

A 30 Year Journey on Rocky Mountain Snowmelt – Mild to Wild’s Beginnings If you’ve ever wondered how Mild to Wild has grown into the outfitter it is today, grab the rewinder and stop when you hit 1994.  You’ll find two Durango river guides illegally parking a bus on the side of their basement apartment, […]

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