I first witnessed Saddle Canyon in the mid 90s, and I have been captivated by its narrow walls, greenery, and small gurgling stream ever since. On a 2-boat motor trip in early August 2016, while driving past Saddle Canyon on my way to the Little Colorado, I had noticed that
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We’ve narrowed it down to the 5 most important items to pack for your next Grand Canyon rafting trip. Do not skip over these on your packing list. You’ll be so happy you have them. 1. Sun Protection Items – Sunscreen – Bring sunscreen with at least 30 SPF and
A sense of excitement and anticipation radiated from our group of friends and family as we watched the small single-engine airplanes drop out of the cloudless blue sky and glide down the runway toward us. They were coming to the airfield in Green River, Utah, from their home base in
Celebrate Rivers and Canyons with Kate MacLeod and Ken Sanders Singer/Songwriter/Fiddler KATE MACLEOD and Storyteller, antiquarian bookseller, river historian KEN SANDERS will be joining forces with Colorado River & Trail Expeditions (CRATE) for a unique and unparalleled river trip down CATARACT CANYON of the Colorado River, June 26-July 1 2017. Six days on the
Essential Grand Canyon Books Planning a rafting trip down the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon? One thing you definitely should add to your packing list is a good book, or two. We’ve narrowed it down to our top 6 books that will enhance your knowledge in different aspects
WHITE WATER RAFTING IN ALASKA Have you ever dreamed of seeing the crystal blue waters of Alaska? What about fighting against class V rapids? Now you can experience both, with the help of Colorado River & Trail Expeditions (CRATE)! The Tatshenshini and Alsek Rivers are located in the northwest regions
“Experience the Grand Canyon Up Close and Personal” The Grand Canyon is one of the seven world wonders and many marvels at its beauty from cliff edges. Now imagine getting to immerse yourself right in the heart of the canyon. That is what the Colorado River and Trail Expeditions create.
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Utah, in conjunction with the Green River Conservation District and Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF), will open the Green River Dam rehabilitation project to interested members of the public and media on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 in Emery County. The event
This year the theme of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade is “Find Your Adventure.” This theme arose from the unique partnership between the Pasadena Tournament of Roses and the U.S. National Park Service who both aim to “preserve history, connect people through real-life experiences and engage the public in
Colorado River & Trail Expeditions will be hosting our 3rd annual photo contest in 2015. Entrants will be able to upload as many as ten photos into the contest. Photos entered can be a maximum of 4 MB in size and must be taken from a Colorado River & Trail
It can be hard to know what exactly our clients are thinking when shenanigans occur on a river tip. Except, perhaps, in this case. Here is CRATE passenger Art Hoover’s colorful, ever-so-slightly embellished account of the events that took place below Diamond Creek during a 10,000 cfs flash flood on August 7.
Hello river enthusiasts! Here’s my account of navigating the river during our last Grand Canyon motor trip after some wild weather produced one of the largest flash floods I’ve ever witnessed. Upon later investigation, I learned this particular flood peaked at 10,000 cfs, which is nearly the volume of the