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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 […]

Renaming the Rivers of Southwest Colorado — The Juan Rivera 1765 Expedition

Renaming the Rivers of Southwest Colorado — The Juan Rivera 1765 Expedition The majority of the information in this article about the naming (and renaming) of Southwest Colorado rivers on the Juan Rivera expedition, including Rivera’s journal excerpts, has been sourced from the incredible and comprehensive work of Steven G. Baker and Rick Hendrick’s Juan […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fresh on the Salt — A Guide’s First Run with Arizona Whitewater

Fresh on the Salt — A Guide’s First Run with Arizona Whitewater “I was sitting bored in my crane in Casper, Wyoming ‘cause it’s winter and you’re bored doing nothing, and came across an ad on Craigslist for guide school.”  The bored man in question goes by the name of Richard Fredricksen, a Minnesota-raised farmer […]

3 Awesome Alternative Rafting Trips to the Grand Canyon 

3 Awesome Alternative Rafting Trips to the Grand Canyon  It’s no secret that the Grand Canyon is an A-lister of multi-day rafting excursions, but it’s not the only one on the proverbial list of river celebrities— there’s plenty of alternative trips to the Grand Canyon. The great waterways of the Southwest have cut a rugged […]

How to Choose the Right Multi-Day Rafting Trip

How to Choose a Multi-Day Rafting Trip  Shopping around for a multi-day rafting trip but not quite sure where to start? We know that feeling all too well! Mild to Wild offers overnight river trips for 7 different rivers spread across Colorado, Utah and Arizona. What can we say, we love running rivers and we […]

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