As the weather gets colder, you may think that it’s impossible to embark on a great rafting trip. But rafting is a year-round sport, when you wear the right clothing and bring the right equipment. Even as we approach fall weather, rafting in cooler temperatures is possible.
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.
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.
A big concern people usually have when they come rafting with us is their safety. For good reason! When done unprofessionally, whitewater rafting can put you at serious risk for injury. Luckily, our trained staff at Southwest Raft & Jeep know exactly what to do so you’re in good hands throughout your entire trip.
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 & Jeep, we can assure you that we offer the safest rafting trips in Colorado. But we can also tell you some awesome benefits that come along with white water rafting--did you know this amazing adventure sport is also excellent for your health?
Here in Colorado, many residents bask in the convenience and beauty of outdoor living. Whether you’re embarking on a local river rafting trip, hitting the trails for a mid-day hike, or ziplining through the treetops, one thing is for certain – you are harnessing various health benefits along the way (and not just in terms of exercise). Let us enlighten you about a few surprising proven benefits associated with spending time outdoors.
Did you know that the name of the city Durango originates from the Basque word “Urango,” which translates to “water town”? If there is one thing luring adventure enthusiasts to Durango, it is the opportunity to raft and kayak through the Animas River. Know the origin of the name Animas River? Spanish explorer Juan Maria De Rivera of Sante Fe led an expedition through the area in 1765 and coined the “Rio de Las Animas,” which in English translates to
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 the weather warms up and the bright days grow longer, you will have countless opportunities to enjoy life outdoors. Is a rafting trip in Durango, Colorado on your to-do list? You’re in luck! Southwest Raft and Jeep is here with a few tips that will make rafting in Durango a lively and safe