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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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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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White Water Rafting is More Than Just Fun

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[caption id="attachment_7432" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Did you know this amazing adventure sport is also excellent for your health?[/caption] You probably don’t think about your health when you consider a white water rafting trip.  You’re probably more concerned with safety, than anything else!  Here at Southwest Raft &...

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3 Incredible Health Benefits of Spending Time Outdoors

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[caption id="attachment_7435" align="alignright" width="300"] Rafting isn't just great for exercise and entertainment. Spending time outside can boost serotonin levels, prevent diseases, and even improve your eye health![/caption] Here in Colorado, many residents bask in the convenience and beauty of outdoor living. Whether you’re embarking on a...

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4 Beginner Safety Tips For Rafting in Durango

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[caption id="attachment_7954" align="alignright" width="300"] Holding your paddle correctly is an important part of remaining safe while rafting in Durango.[/caption] Can you believe that winter is almost officially over? In just a few short days on March 20, we happily welcome the First Day of Spring. As...

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