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Gecko Brand Packpack

Introducing The Gecko Brands Waterproof Backpack

We just got in a new shipment of Gecko Brand waterproof backpacks! They look great and come in four different colors:  Grey, Orange, White, and Mahi Geckoflage.  They are 30 L in size and are a nice accessory for river trips.  These packs are highly recommended on our Alaska rafting

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Green River Rafting

Monument Hill Sculpture Park

“The Ratio” by Andrew Rogers Green River, Utah Located in Eastern Utah, Green River is already famous for its watermelons, rafting trips, Rays Tavern, sunsets, and the John Wesley Powell River History Museum.  You can  now add to that list the Monument Hill Sculpture Park.  The sculpture park features not one,

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River Guides

An In Depth Look at How to Become a River Guide

Colorado River & Trail Expeditions river guide application is available by clicking here Why become a Professional Rafting Guide? It is the Best Job in the World If you enjoy people,  thrive on adventure , and are not afraid of hard work, River Guiding is a perfect fit. You have

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Family Bonding on River Trip
Desolation Canyon

Looking For Some Family Bonding? Try a River Trip!

Need Some Family Bonding Time? As a river guide for the last 25 years I can assure you that the best outdoor activity for family bonding is a multi-day rafting trip.  I have witnessed in my own life, and in the life of my clients how spending time in nature

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Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Experiencing a Spring Disturbance Flow

Currently the Grand Canyon is experiencing some extremely low water.  The Bureau of Reclamation is coinciding some maintenance on Glen Canyon Dam with a spring disturbance flow in the Grand Canyon.  The flow is supposed to mimic conditions that happened along the Colorado River pre-dam. Currently the Lees Ferry river

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Grand Canyon Rafting with an Emphasis on off River Hiking

Spring Grand Canyon Rafting and Hiking Trip April 1-8, 2021 Lees Ferry to Whitmore Wash Limiting the Trip to the First 13 participants Special Spring Pricing $3175/person Colorado River & Trail Expeditions (800)253-7328 Due to high demand Colorado River & Trail Expeditions is pleased to announce the addition of a

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River Experiences

What is Camping Like on a River Trip?

Camping on a Colorado River & Trail Expeditions’ Rafting Trip The Camps We operate multi-day rafting trips on the Green River and Colorado Rivers in the southwestern United States.  Almost all of our camps are utilized on a first come first serve basis.  That is, we don’t have pre-assigned campsites. 

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River Experiences

Recording River Trip History-About Your Experience

Record a Piece of River History From Your Trip When we launched our new website recently, one of the things we hoped to do was build a page into it where guests could express through words, photos, and videos, a special moment from their trip.  On a multi day rafting

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Alaska River Rafting

36 Questions: Alaska Rafting, Alsek and Tatshenshini Rivers

Common Questions About Alaska Rafting Tatshenshini River and Alsek River 36 Questions Answered One of the best things about Colorado River & Trail Expeditions is we operate rafting trips on the best rivers in the world.  Usually after someone has done one of our trips on the Colorado River or

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Utah Rafting

23 Questions about Utah Rafting

Utah Rafting Utah has a lot to offer when it comes to whitewater rafting.  In fact, the confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers, the two major waterways of the the southwest,  have their confluence in Utah.  These rivers are the foundation of modern river running.  Many consider rafting the

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Grand Canyon

Geology of the Grand Canyon

Basic Grand Canyon Geology In a Grand Canyon Raft Time Machine It can be said that a Grand Canyon rafting trip is the best way to travel through time.  The Colorado River has cut a “layer cake” of geology so to speak.  Each geological rock layer of the Grand Canyon is a

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