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3 Activities to Enjoy When You Visit the Southwest For the First Time

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If you’re visiting the Southwest United States for the first time, there are countless opportunities to have fun. In fact, adrenaline seekers from far and wide can’t help but visit Colorado for the best in thrills, sights, and outdoor activities. If you’re visiting the Southwest for the first time, don’t hesitate to try these wild…

Adventures In Colorado: 5 Places To Go White Water Rafting

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Colorado offers a great many outdoor activities for the discerning sportsman or woman. The soaring peaks provide ideal skiing and snowboarding conditions; the thick forests supply ample opportunity for hikes of all sizes and lengths (not to mention the numerous zipline courses and zipline tours that carry you through the treetops); and the state’s 158…

3 Things to Consider When Planning a Rafting Adventure

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Choosing the best rafting adventure to suit your needs can easily become an overwhelming experience. You might feel overloaded with information, options, and even questions. But when it comes to finding the right fit for you, there are really only a few considerations you need to keep in mind. If you focus on these three…

If you thought low-water meant “low-fun,” JOKES ON YOU!

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Getting All Our Ducks In a Row

This season we experienced an unusually long snow-melt run-off period, with flows staying above 1000 CFS until mid-late July. We have also been blessed with steady monsoon rains every afternoon, which has kept the flows above 800 CFS so far this season. This is the perfect water level for you to utilize our fleet of…

Upper Animas Season is on!

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We should have ideal flows on the Upper Animas for the rest of the season. Book your rafting adventure today! For those looking for an epic day of whitewater rafting Class III-V, have a look at our specialty trip the Marathon. This trip includes 24 miles of whitewater in one day! Our famous Raft’n Rail…

ACA Swiftwater Rescue L4

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What a great weekend we had at 4 Corners Whitewater with our ACA Swiftwater Rescue L4 Skills Course. The sun was out shining as we took to the river for lots of swimming and throw bag practice. Other topics covered included wading, mechanical advantage systems, tyrolean, v-lowers, stabilization/cinch lines and more.

Upper Animas Training Trip

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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…

Self Support Kayak down the Grand Canyon

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Nothing like a trip down the Grand Canyon in a kayak! Ten days and 225 miles on the river with a group of friends for great kayaking, hiking and camping! Mix in a well timed High Flow Experiment (HFE) release of 36,000cfs and now you get a premier big water trip! ...

Sorry Folks… Park’s Closed

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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…