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Live In Season with Kelly Liken Specialty Trip!

06/29/18

A True Bucket List Item: Rafting through the Gates of Lodore is a once-in-a-lifetime experience like no other. And with food prepared by Kelly Liken, it will also be a culinary excursion that you will never forget. Deep within the walls of Dinosaur National Monument, you will get to experience...
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5 River SUP Tips For Beginners

06/26/18

Let me start by saying I strongly recommend professional instruction and reading. Try Stand Up Paddling: Flatwater to Surf and Rivers by Rob Casey and Stand Up Paddle: a Paddlers Guide by Steve West. Here are 5 things you should think about. Know the river Respect it, but do not...
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Westwater

06/19/18

I remember the first time I heard someone say its name. It sounded both powerful and mysterious. I wanted to see it immediately. My first experience with the canyon was a day trip. As the only capable oarsman in the boat who had never run it, I was given the...
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Kate From Western State and Her Adventure on the Yampa River

06/15/18

After four days on the water, our group reached the confluence of the Yampa and the Green. A confluence, or the joining of two rivers, makes a stronger, more diverse current. Confluences occur all throughout the Colorado River system. Much like the union between the Yampa and the Green, Western’s...
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To Leash, Or Not To Leash?

06/05/18

That should be the question, but is it? Am I leashing because it's an accepted practice amongst river paddlers? Am I leashing to protect my $1500 investment? Am I considering all the implications of wearing a leash on the river? To open let me say that a leash on the...
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