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Is the River Calling to You? You Might be a River Rat If…

By Haley Strand               Your Chaco tan lines are still visible the next summer You constantly say, “That’s not how we do it on the river.” Your ammo can is a decorative piece in your home Bugs don’t bother you; in fact, you welcome them You have a river Read More

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5 Things You Might Learn from Mountain Biking the White Rim Trail

  by Julie Trevelyan   The White Rim Trail in Canyonlands National Park is a pretty sweet mountain bike ride by most people’s definition. Outstanding scenery, technical sections to test your mettle, long flat sections in which to enjoy the views, canyon rims to peer over, stellar overlooks, side hiking trails to take, and a mountain bike-friendly Read More

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GO NOW: 8 Utah Adventures To Cure Your Spring Fever

By Joe, Lauren & Karen You can see and feel the change.  Longer days, budding flowers, and that same tell-tale itch you have for getting OUT! Roofs begin to feel stifling, work days seem a bit less engaging and you need to cure the adventurous fever your running. Don’t worry, we’ve got all the whitewater, relaxation and Read More

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“Green” Goes the Running of Rivers in Utah

Q & A with Founder Dee Holladay Over the last 50 years running rivers, Dee Holladay, owner and founder of Holiday River Expeditions, has woven conservation efforts into every area of his company—in training the guides, in educating the guests and providing a pristine experience, in partnering with like-minded organizations , and quite literally in Read More

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GoPro tips for your Whitewater Rafting Trip

By Joe Ballent Fellow outdoor enthusiasts, you may have noticed over the last couple years that you’re seeing more and more GoPros out there.  Cool!  The video quality has only gotten better with each generation, and these bad boys can shoot upwards of 200 fps (frames per second), which means you as the adventurer can Read More

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5 Reasons You Should Go on a Women-only Rafting Trip

    by Julie Trevelyan Our Women’s Fitness Rafting adventure is back for a second year!  Join Kathleen Leopardi, owner of Personal Zone Fitness for core work, yoga and lots of tips and suggestions on reaching your personal goals.  Book it now, mark your calendar for the July 10-13 4-day Green River, Lodore Canyon trip and Read More

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Family River Rafting Trips: Five Things You’ll Gain by Hitting the River with Mom

By Haley Strand   Mother-daughter time is always a precious thing. Whether you’re out to lunch at your favorite spot, or you are at home looking through old photos, we all love those little moments that are shared together. Mother-daughter relationships can also be very complicated. Bickering, disagreement, eye rolling, these are all very common actions Read More

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Lodore Canyon Trip Review: Fun Paddle Boat Experience

Boating Through Lodore Canyon On the Green River, Dinosaur National Monument July 13 Our guides were handsome, witty, funny, and very entertaining. We had a dozen teenage girls on the trip and they kept the girls busy playing games, enjoying ambushes on the other boats, and generally having a rollicking good time on the paddle boats. Read More

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Westwater Canyon Trip Review: A Job Well Done, Holiday!

Camping & Rafting The Colorado River’s Westwater Canyon July 01 Your Guides are the best of any I have experienced anywhere in the world. As a repeat Holiday Expeditions guest I was not disappointed.  I did Westwater to introduce my friend to whitewater rafting and, although a totally different experience, it was as enjoyable as Read More

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Lodore Canyon Trip Review: What A Memorable Birthday Trip

Floating Down The Green River In Lodore Canyon July 04 The food was excellent!  I have allergies and sensitivities and this was handled VERY well, I couldn’t be more pleased. This was the trip of a lifetime.  I gathered nine family members to commemorate a special birthday and this was also handled very well. We Read More