As Fall creeps up on us, the leaves are changing and bright colors are dotting the Colorado landscape. So, as we approach the end of the season, you should get in those final rental days while you can. Enjoying the last few moments of Summer with a Jeep rental is the perfect way to end the season!
If you’re looking for a great way to end the summer, renting a rafting trip with Southwest Raft & Jeep is the best way to do that. We can provide you with so many different options, and so many adventurous ways to have fun. As the summer sun starts to fade, you’ll want to get the best of those last few warm days.
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--going out on the water requires at least some kind of knowledge of what the rapids will be like.
A lot of people think they don’t need a life jacket if they already know how to swim. You may be confident in your swimming ability, and you may even be an Olympic swimmer! But the reality is that life jackets are important for everyone, even professionals.
Ziplining probably seems most popular in movies and video games, when the main character effortlessly slides across a cable suspended in the air. But the history of ziplining has a strong basis in reality. There are over 200 recreational ziplines in North America, so they’re popular enough that we should know a little about the history. Read on, and you may find some pretty interesting facts about the art of ziplining!
Now that the rain has subsided, and river levels have gone down, it is prime time to break out the tubes and glide down the river. We talk a lot on this blog about more extreme sports, like kayaking or whitewater rafting, but there are also other less intensive ways to enjoy the water on a hot summer day. Summer’s on its tail end, and you need to get out there to explore river tubing before the fall starts to
Whitewater rafting is, to the untrained eye, a sport for adrenaline junkies. Many people will hear the term and run, claiming many reasons why they simply can’t do it. 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. But to save you the trouble, here are five myths about whitewater rafting you may mistakenly believe.
Stand-up paddleboarding, or SUP for short, is quickly becoming one of the most popular ways to enjoy the water. It’s a phenomenon we don’t usually see when it comes to watersports. Rafting, kayaking and tubing tend to boast the most accessibility and thrill. So, what’s so special about SUP?
Rafting has a certain kind of charm that comes with teamwork, a bumpy ride, and being exposed to the elements. If you’ve ever been rafting, you know that it’s absolutely thrilling to head down a river while you try your best not to capsize. But did you know you can make the whitewater experience even more exciting? Getting up close and personal with the water is entirely possible when you travel down the river in an inflatable kayak. It’s the
There are some pretty amazing sights in Colorado; maybe you’ve rented from us in the past so you could travel down our amazing rapids, or you took one of our Jeeps down an extensive trail. But if you haven’t yet experienced Animas Forks, you’re missing out. By using one of our (air conditioned!) Jeeps, you can drive off-road to this amazing ghost town. Read on to find out why this location is so beautiful and mysterious.