This Sunday we headed to the Upper Animas for a training and scouting mission. We did the Upper Animas Marathon trip from Silverton to Tacaoma (24 miles of whitewater in one day!). The river was running about 700cfs below Silverton and about 1900cfs at Tall Timber. The day was filled with sunshine, whitewater and amazing…
It’s that time of year… time to clean and store all the gear in preparation for winter. We are all finished up for the 2016 rafting season. And so as the Moose should’ve told us at the gate, “Sorry Folks… Park’s Closed”. Thanks to everyone who joined us on an adventure, we you hope you…
The 2016 season has started out strong on the Animas in Durango, CO. With the additional late snowfall in May, we are sure to have some great rafting for you this summer. We have been running trips daily in Durango and Telluride. The Upper Animas season also started up and has been great so far….
On August 6th 2015, the Animas River closed due to the EPA triggering the release of acid mine water into Cement Creek, a tributary to the Animas River in Silverton, CO. Many images were taken of a river that should have been clear that time of year and was instead running a mustard yellow color….
2016 continues to be a great El Nino winter for Southwest Colorado. According to the Snotel Data site, the San Miguel, Dolores, Animas and San Juan River Basins are at 128% of average snow water equivalent as of February 4. One of the tributaries to the Animas River, Cascade Creek, is currently at 140%. This means we are looking forward to a solid river rafting season starting this May. Don’t delay, book your rafting trip today, use the promo codes to receive early season discounts of 10-15% when you pay in full during checkout.
It’s December 22, 2015 and so far this winter is shaping up to be a great one. About 8″ of fresh snow last night with 15″ in the last 72 hours. Current base at Purgatory Resort is 42″. Possibly 2-4 feet more on the way this week! We will keep you posted.
Here’s a quick little edit I put together of some footage we shot last summer. This short video shows all the rafting options that we offer. Join us next summer for family friendly or high adventure rafting in Durango and Telluride, Colorado.
Heavy September rains have created perfect rafting conditions in Durango. Join us on afternoon half day raft trip this weekend, September 28-29! Book your trip now
Hallelujah!!! Monsoon season arrived with a punch in 2013. The Animas River is currently running 766 cfs. This is well above average for this time of year making the current rafting conditions perfect. Below are some video clips and photos from some trips over this weekend. Join us on our Lower Animas family friendly trip…
Now that water has dropped on the Animas, we now have the opportunity to run trips down Rockwood Box Gorge. Here is a video we put together from a trip on June 21, 2013. Thanks to our awesome crew that joined us this day.