Troy Mcloed, Author at Southwest Raft & Jeep in Durango Colorado

Author: Troy Mcloed

How to Dress For Your Fall Rafting Trip

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[caption id="attachment_7926" align="alignright" width="312"] Even as we approach fall weather, rafting in cooler temperatures is possible. Because of the risk of hypothermia, though, you should always be aware of how to dress appropriately for cold weather rafting.[/caption] As the weather gets colder, you may think that...

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How Are Whitewater Rapids Classified?

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[caption id="attachment_7707" align="alignright" width="362"] If you go whitewater rafting with us, you may hear us describe rapids in terms of different classes. There’s a good reason for this.[/caption] If you go whitewater rafting with us, you may hear us describe rapids in terms of different classes....

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A Brief but Amazing History of Ziplining

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[caption id="attachment_8269" align="alignright" width="512"] Ziplines are seemingly terrifying, which makes them a truly thrilling way to view nature. It’s exhilarating to fly through trees like a bird, and requires teamwork.[/caption] Ziplining probably seems most popular in movies and video games, when the main character effortlessly slides...

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5 Myths About Whitewater Rafting

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[caption id="attachment_7603" align="aligncenter" width="300"] There are a lot of myths surrounding whitewater rafting that give it an odd reputation, and when we hear these rumors, we shoot them down immediately.[/caption] Whitewater rafting is, to the untrained eye, a sport for adrenaline junkies.  Many people will hear...

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