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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 […]

The Mild to Wild Black Friday Shopping Guide 

The Mild to Wild Black Friday Shopping Guide  It’s just about that wonderful time of year again for us to put in, push off, and row like maniacs through 4 righteous days of Black Friday rafting deals!! This year, we’re rinsing 20% off the majority of our trips from Black Friday to Cyber Monday. Ya-to-the-hoo-hoo-HOO!!! So […]

Cataract or Desolation Canyon? Which is the best to raft?

Cataract or Desolation Canyon? Which is the best to raft? It’s a decision we don’t take lightly around here, trying to decide between whether to raft Cataract or Desolation Canyon. Well, that’s a bit of an overstatement actually, getting worked up over playing in the wilderness would be pretty counterintuitive to the whole… playing the wilderness thing, after […]

9 Overnight Rafting Trips in the Southwest that will Change Your Life

9 Overnight Rafting Trips in the Southwest that will Change Your Life If you’ve never taken these overnight rafting trips in the Southwest, or you’ve already indulged in some and are looking for more to explore— huzzah! This is exactly where you need to be. This list boasts some lesser-known overnight rafting trips in the […]

Why Are Cataract Canyon’s Rapids So Big?

Why Are Cataract Canyon’s Rapids So Big? “On starting, we come at once too difficult rapids and falls, that, in many places, is more abrupt than in any of the canons through which we have passed, and we decide to name this Cataract Canon.” — John Welsey Powell, July 23rd 1869, During the first organized […]

Do You Need Colorado Guide School to Become a River Guide?

Do You Need Colorado Guide School to Become a River Guide? So, you wanna be a river guide? But perhaps you’re not so sure if Colorado Guide School is necessary to do it. There’s a few questions to ask yourself before diving into the details below about what’s involved with guide school, which are… Are […]

Rafting Season Forecast for 2022

Rafting Season Forecast for 2022 Calling all river fanatics! Grab the pumps and paddles and dust off those PFDs, because the Rafting Season Forecast for 2022 is here! This winter certainly kept us on our toes, and with the final weeks of significant snowfall behind us, we’ve got the full scoop on what to expect […]

A Raft Guide’s Wild Beginnings with the Salt River

A Raft Guide’s Wild Beginnings with the Salt River Anna Folks started at Mild to Wild as a raft guide on the Salt River in 2010. Now, she’s the Multi-Day Operations Manager, ensuring all overnight trips floating into the vast deserts of Utah are thoroughly set for success. Anna hails from New Mexico, where the […]

The Top 5 Rafting Trips to Jump on for Black Friday

The Top 5 Rafting Trips to Jump on for Black Friday This year, Mild to Wild is offering 15% off for Black Friday deals on rafting trips! This is the biggest discount we offer, and when it comes to our Multi-Day Rafting options, this is the best time to book those trips. These excursions are some of […]

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