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What To Expect When Checking in For Your Durango Rafting Trip

What To Expect When Checking in For Your Durango Rafting Trip   Are you going out for a Durango rafting adventure for the first time and wondering what happens once you get to the Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Tours office? Our guides and office staff are here to give you an awesome rafting […]

Actually Understanding Important And Astonishing River Ecosystems

Both the Upper and Lower sections of the Animas River flow right through the heart of the San Juan Mountains along and provide some of the most raging and fun-filled rafting in Colorado. The Animas River is the backbone of Southwest Colorado, specifically Durango. The locals take extra caution to care for the Animas River […]

Lower Animas River: Battle of the Animas Recap 2015

Sunny skies and fast river water welcomed participants of the 15th Annual Battle of the Animas on the Lower Animas River. Fifteen teams competed in the event, representing various tourism related businesses in the Durango area.   During the event, participants are provided a raft and a guide by Mild to Wild Rafting and Jeep […]

5 Most Popular Free Things to Do in Durango

1. Hiking – Whether you have 1 hour or 4 days, Durango has the best hiking around! Hikers and backpackers come from around the world to hike in the Chicago Basin where you can hike the whole way or ride the spectacular Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Train as your shuttle in and out of Colorado’s […]

A Day in the Life of a River Guide!

Being a river guide can be one of the most fun and rewarding summer (and spring and fall and winter depending on where you are!) jobs out there, it can also be quite challenging! This is how a river guide’s day normally looks: Get a good night’s sleep prior to your trip – you have […]

Yoga on the Water…Who Knew!?

Someone suggested that we add a new trip option to Mild to Wild (which may encourage us to change our name to Serene to Wild shortly!). The suggestion is Yoga on a Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP Yoga) and it is starting to sweep the nation as the newest water sport.  

Totally Tubular!

As the summer starts to wind down, the river comes down too, and the most popular form of transportation on Durango’s Lower Animas River is…TUBING! There are a few things to keep in mind concerning safety that will help to keep your tubing experience fun. Know where to put on and take off the river! […]

Top Four Ways to Have Fun on the Lower Animas River this Season

Even though we’re not at high water anymore, there are still multiple ways to experience and enjoy our local river! As stated by our fearless leader, Big Al: It is a huge benefit on a lower snow pack year for us to have the opportunity to offer a larger variety of trip options that we […]

Paddle Boarding from the Perspective of an Extreme Sportswoman

I am someone who has experienced many days of my life on rivers, in both extreme and mild terrain. Whether I am kayaking the great Zambizi River or Tubing down the friendly Animas, rivers consistently fulfill my craving for adventure. The other day I had the opportunity to try the newest water sport craze: stand […]

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