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Where to Escape the Crowds in Moab for Spring Break

Where to Escape the Crowds in Moab for Spring Break Moab is a mega spring break destination, and for good reason. March and April temperatures let folks actually enjoy their outdoor activities without the prospect of heat exhaustion, or sunburns that match the sandstone.  Although, one might feel a little short on serenity in Moab […]

9 Things You Should Know Before Off-Roading in Moab

9 Things You Should Know Before Off-Roading in Moab Let’s go wheelin’, aka off-roading in Moab! It’s a downright custom here alongside the climbers, rafters, and mountain bikers frolicking amongst the sandstone. With public lands aplenty, rolling into the desert in tricked out toys ensures you’ll see a lot more in less time, and with […]

Powell’s Showdown with Cataract Canyon – The 1869 Expedition

Powell’s Showdown with Cataract Canyon – The 1869 Expedition Powell’s 1869 expedition through Cataract Canyon. This is part three of a three-part series re-tracing John Wesley Powell’s 10-month expedition down the Green and Colorado Rivers; a series and story that we will tell in a style akin to Powell’s own descriptions of the expedition. Powell’s […]

Powell’s Journey Through Desolation Canyon – The 1869 Expedition

Powell’s Journey Through Desolation Canyon – The 1869 Expedition Powell’s expedition through Desolation Canyon. This is part two of a three-part series re-tracing John Wesley Powell’s 10-month expedition down the Green and Colorado Rivers; a series and story that we will tell in a style akin to Powell’s own descriptions of the expedition. Powell’s 1869 […]

Powell’s Plummet through Lodore Canyon – The 1869 Expedition

Powell’s Plummet through Lodore Canyon – The 1869 Expedition Powell’s expedition through Lodore Canyon. This is part one of a three-part series re-tracing John Wesley Powell’s 10-month expedition down the Green and Colorado Rivers; a series and story that we will tell in a style akin to Powell’s own descriptions of the expedition. Powell’s 1869 […]

Real River Runners Write Letters – Herm Hoops and River Conservation

Real River Runners Write Letters – Herm Hoops and River Conservation  This article covers Herm Hoops and his role in river conservation. It is part two of our environmentalism series, find part one here. When we ride a wild river and sink in the salubrious silence of its epic chasm, do we understand this freedom […]

Rafting a Wild and Scenic River — How it Saves a Piece of Nature

Rafting a Wild and Scenic River — How it Saves a Piece of Nature     “We in this generation must come to terms with nature, and I think we’re challenged as mankind has never been challenged before to prove our maturity and our mastery, not of nature, but of ourselves.” – Rachel Carson, Silent […]

What to Expect for your Rafting Trip during Covid-19

What to Expect for your Rafting Trip during Covid-19 Below is an idea of what you can expect. With restrictions and best practices changing daily, we will always follow the guidelines put in place by the local health department at the time of your trip. These guidelines can and likely will change as restrictions change […]

8 Things to Do Within 3.5 Hours of Salt Lake City

8 Things to Do Within 3.5 Hours of Salt Lake City Discovering the Great Salt Lake in 1847 meant the end of an exhaustive flee from persecution for Latter-Day Saints, and a new ironic problem for the Northern Utes who had long already lived there. Both were nourished by the rare resources of this ancient […]

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