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Dear Dee, It had been 18 years since my first Cataract Canyon rafting trip and 8 years since my last trip; both with Holiday River Expeditions. My return to Cataract Canyon on a 6 day trip on August 3rd; this time with my sons, Bryan and Sean, and son-in-law, Jake, was not a Read More
Thoughts on Retirement from our driver, Herm Hoops: “I will repeat the fantasy nearly every day for the next week”
By Herm Hoops Some of you have been talking about retiring and it got me thinking – maybe I should retire. Today I began work at 7 a.m. driving eight customers, two river guides, boats and gear to Lodore Canyon for a 4-day river trip. After the first few miles of bantering and answering questions the people Read More
Desolation Canyon Trip Review: We could stay on the river for another five days
Rafting on the Green River through Desolation Canyon with the Harmer Family. July 28-01, 2014 Our Desolation Canyon trip couldn’t have featured a more congenial group of guides. They took good care of us, worked well as a team, and helped make our adventure happy and memorable. Please let them (and Tim) know what a Read More
Trip of the Week: Colorado River Rafting Cataract Canyon
Rafting the Colorado River through Cataract Canyon In Canyonlands National Park Guaranteed departures: June 30-04, July 7-11, July 14-28, July 21-26, Aug 3-8, Aug 10-15, Aug 24-29 Sept 14-19 5 & 6 day trips, May through Sept. BOOK NOW! Legendary Cataract Canyon lies buried in the heart of Utah’s Canyonlands National Park. Our Read More
Big Water, Big Fun: Raft the Green River through Lodore Canyon
by Julie K. Trevelyan What does a bigger-than-average snowpack mean to you? Plenty of thrills whitewater rafting on Utah’s Green River through the stunning Lodore Canyon. Rip over rapids such as Upper and Lower Disaster, Hell’s Half Mile, and S.O.B. Relax on white sand beaches, enjoying the delicious meals prepared by Holiday’s guides. Fall asleep to the murmur of Read More
Buzz Holmstrom, “The Doing of the Thing”
By Tim Sattelmeier Haldane “Buzz” Holmstrom was a humble gas station attendant from Idaho and instantly a legend when he ran alone from Green River, Wyoming down the Green River to the Colorado River and on through Grand Canyon, rowing across the Lake Mead impoundment, bumping the boat he made with his own hands against Read More
Lower Salmon River Canyons Charter Trips – Special Opportunity!
by Julie K. Trevelyan Got family? A book club? A corporate retreat willing to get wet and have fun? A class reunion? Your hiking club that’s been itching to explore some of those river trails that are just too long to get to without river travel would enjoy a trip like this, or the group Read More
The River of No Return with Mitchum & Monroe….sort of!
By: Derek Farr Hollywood vs. Holiday Do you want to go on a river trip with Robert Mitchum* and Marilyn Monroe**? If you said “yes” then I’ve got a movie for you. The River of No Return was made in 1954 and it’s named after our beloved River of No Return, the Salmon River. It’s Read More
No Slouches Allowed! Holiday’s Guides Required to Master Rigorous Medical Training
by Peta Owens-Liston Despite the fun-loving and spirited nature of Holiday’s guides, they are a serious-minded, vigilant bunch when it comes to the safety of their guests. They have to be, otherwise, they wouldn’t work for Holiday; a company that requires them to jump through some rigorous hoops in dealing with emergency Read More
2014 Top Picks for Spring High Whitewater Rafting Trips
by Julie K. Trevelyan If you like big whitewater, these spring 2014 rafting trips are for you. Sign up for some thrilling river rafting adventure through the west’s best river canyons, and get ready to get wet and have fun! Yampa River With warming trends indicating some sweet upcoming water flows, the last truly wild Read More