Living Colorado

May 2019 River Flow Update for Colorado Whitewater Rafting

Colorado’s wild fluctuations in snowfall and weather drastically impact the eventual snowmelt and runoff. Therefore, an accurate prediction is often difficult, until now. The total snow depth and its Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) are outstanding and well above average. Rivers across the state currently tend to be anywhere from 20% to 50% above average. Located […]

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April snow brings May flow for Colorado Whitewater Rafting

We have seen an amazing amount of snow this winter! Its impact is going to be recognizable for the entire rafting season. Expect big splashes, fast water and incredible memories through to September, but we are watching April very carefully.  Most people are surprised at how important the month of April is to Colorado whitewater […]

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How River Water Levels Affect Colorado Whitewater Rafting

In Colorado, there is nothing very consistent about our rivers’ water levels. So, those interested in whitewater rafting have to adjust to a wide range of flows.  Rafting may feel different at a trickle compared to a flood, but this adds to the challenge and excitement. Since Colorado’s Rocky Mountains sit at such a high […]

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2019 Epic Snow in Colorado and its impact on Whitewater Rafting

Each winter, Colorado whitewater rafters follow the snow depth data transmitted by sensitive gauges strategically placed at key locations high up in the Rocky Mountains. With each snowfall, rafting enthusiasts like to compare the current snow depth, and the moisture contained within it known as “Snow Water Equivalent” (SWE), against previous seasons. This helps us […]

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Arkansas River: Gold Medal Trout Water

Since 2013 the water flowing through beautiful Browns Canyon National Monument has been listed by the The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission as Gold Medal Trout Waters. It took more than twenty years to reach that status and in that time the Arkansas River has undergone a big transformation.  Metal pollution from nearby mining areas impacted the […]

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Top 5 Things to Do in Breckenridge, Colorado in August

There are so many wonderful summer activities to take advantage of around Breckenridge in the month of August. From river rafting to hiking and biking, there are great activities for both kids and adults, so you can include the whole family. We want to share our top 5 with you before summer is over!  

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Come raft with us on Colorado Public Lands Day!

. Did you know that Colorado was the first state in the nation to establish its own Public Lands Day? Colorado’s Public Lands Day is a holiday dedicated to people getting outside and enjoying the numerous, unique, and beautiful public lands our state has to offer, while keeping in mind the need for their protection and […]

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Wild Adventure Days – Colorado Whitewater Special

Special: Book now and save 20% on Browns Canyon National Monument and The Numbers Rafting Trips! . Our favorite time of the year is when Colorado’s snow pack begins to melt and the rivers start to rise. It’s Spring in the Rocky Mountains and we like to call it: The Adventure Company’s Wild Adventure Days!

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What is an overnight rafting trip like?

. Sitting around a warm campfire sipping on a beverage laughing and storytelling with friends. Falling asleep to the soothing sound of the river. Waking up to sunshine, fresh coffee and a hot and hearty breakfast before pushing off for a fun day of whitewater and amazing scenery. This is just a taste of what […]

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The Continental Divide in Colorado

. When traveling through Colorado you cannot avoid hearing about the beauty of the Continental Divide. Continental Divide points of interests are great spots to stop and take pictures while soaking in the scenery on a Rocky Mountain road trip. When checking with locals and visitors, we discovered a lot of confusion regarding what the […]

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9 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Overnight Raft Trip In Colorado

. Today, with the overwhelming popularity of whitewater rafting in Colorado, most people are aware of its tremendous appeal.  Being surrounded by the natural beauty of the Colorado Rockies, the thrill and excitement of running whitewater, and the chance to share such experiences with friends and family are cherished by many.  However, while most people […]

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