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Why You Should Do Moab and Telluride in the Same Trip

3 Reasons Why You Should Do Moab and Telluride in the Same Trip Trying to decide between a trip to the desert or the mountains? Why not just do both! The sculpted sandstone of Moab, Utah and craggy mountains of Telluride, Colorado reside in one of the most unique wilderness areas on the continent. And! […]

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 […]

Arches Timed Entry System – Tips and Alternatives

Arches Timed Entry System – Tips and Alternatives  Due to the hefty growth of visitors Moab has started seeing in recent years, Arches National Park has adopted a timed entry reservation system for the 2022 tourist season. Since this particular Park isn’t built to handle the millions of folks flooding through it in such a […]

Making History on the San Miguel River — From A Guide Who Lived It

Making History on the San Miguel River — From A Guide Who Lived It Elena Donharl is Mild to Wild’s HR and Operations Manager— she also turns back into a Lower Animas or San Miguel river guide on occasion when the swell of the rafting season comes crashing through Southwest Colorado.  Elena started rowing on […]

Mindfulness Meets Adventure in Desolation Canyon — A Wellness Retreat 

Mindfulness Meets Adventure in Desolation Canyon — A Wellness Retreat  Mindfulness and Yoga teacher, Liz Anema, led Mild to Wild’s Wellness Retreat in Desolation Canyon for our last trip in the fall of 2021. She was gracious enough to share the powerful experiences she experienced on this trip with us.  Lucky me! I was invited to lead a trip dedicated […]

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 […]

12 Totally Unique Outdoorsy Gift Ideas for 2021

12 Totally Unique Outdoorsy Gift Ideas for 2021 When it comes to nature lovers, finding them a unique outdoorsy gift can prove to be more difficult than you’d expect. There’s always going to be cable-knit beanies, the obligatory coffee mug, and probably gear that they already have— but to get something that’s unexpected AND in […]

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