Safety Tips for Whitewater Rafting

Safety Tips for Whitewater Rafting

Before taking a whitewater rafting trip this summer, be sure you go through this safety check list. Many of the things seem obvious to an experienced rafter. Though to the unexperienced, if any of these things are forgotten you may well be uncomfortable in…

Facebook 2-Day Giveaway Winners Are Ready to Raft!

Facebook 2-Day Giveaway Winners Are Ready to Raft!

Last summer Wilderness Aware Rafting ran a contest to giveaway a Free 2-Day Arkansas River rafting adventure to the group that posted the best story as to why they should win. Sara Kranz and her friends won the trip after posting a fantastic and…

Historic Expeditions on the Colorado River

Historic Expeditions on the Colorado River

The Colorado River, Colorados largest river, has a history as long and dramatic as the course of the river itself. Which weaves its way through the southwestern portion of the United States and down into the northwestern side of Mexico. The river begins in…

Don’t Fret! There is Great Rafting Near Denver!

Don’t Fret! There is Great Rafting Near Denver!

If you’ve ever considered rafting near Denver, you may have also considered that there are no good rivers to raft near Denver. Though with a little planing, and a small drive, there are a number of awesome rivers in which to wet your appetite…

Lets all Pay a little Due Respect to Colorado Rivers

Lets all Pay a little Due Respect to Colorado Rivers

Colorado was named after the Colorado River, which early Spanish explorers named the Rio Colorado for the silt found in the river carried down from the runoff from the surrounding mountains. If you have never seen the Southwest of Colorado, you might not realize…

Backcountry camping without the hassles of backcountry camping.

Backcountry camping without the hassles of backcountry camping.

There is a certain call to the wild that people often have the urge to listen to. In our otherwise civilized world, it is a rather primitive instinct to listen to. One which we try to follow by doing one of countless activities. Such as…