Cataract-June 2004

Cataract Canyon Rafting, the Holiday way

  by Julie Trevelyan   Oars slip quietly into the water and pull, stroking and skimming and powering their craft through. Cheerful laughter echoes against the canyon walls, as does the harsh, inquisitive caw of a raven flying overhead. It is so quiet you can hear the flap of sleek ebony wings as the raven Read More

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Cataract Canyon Trip Review: A Great Blend Of Guests

Rafting Down Cataract Canyon Through Canyonlands National Park, Utah September 14, 2014 The rafting trip was fantastic! We had a great blend of guests that made for interesting conversations and friendly ribbing throughout the trip. Our guides, Zack, Julian, Rocky, Larkin, Erica and Ben were awesome. They were friendly, courteous and ready to help. They Read More

2010-08-19-Cataract-2686

Cataract Canyon Trip Review: The Guides Instilled Confidence In Me

Utah River Rafting Down Cataract Canyon, Canyonlands National Park September 06, 2014 The guides were super patient with me. I rode with Susan on the rapid days because she took the time to explain how to hold on and told me I would be fine (I was a little nervous). Susan and Dave were particularly Read More

2010-08-16-Cataract-754

Cataract Canyon Whitewater Rafting Trip Review: We Were In Good Hands

Whitewater Rafting In Cataract Canyon, Canyonlands National Park August 24, 2014 The guides were absolutely wonderful! They were so knowledgeable about the river; its history and geology. They were also as skilled in navigating the rapids, always gracious and accommodating, fun, and great cooks as well! I felt like we were in good hands every Read More

2010-08-17-Cataract-1838

Cataract Canyon Trip Review: Zero Light Pollution Makes For The BEST Stargazing

Camping & Rafting Through Canyonlands National Park In Cataract Canyon August 24, 2014 Julian, Rocky and Jordan were great. They were very communicative and knowledgeable. I enjoyed their company and what they could share about the area on the river and on the hikes. The trip was fantastic. It was a great combination of relaxing river Read More

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Cataract Canyon Trip Review: In The Heart Of Nature With No Motor

Utah River Rafting In Cataract Canyon, Canyonlands National Park August 17, 2014 The guides were always friendly, happy and eager to make our trip safe, fun and relaxing. I commend them, they work really hard. There were opportunities to hike each day or just relax in camp. Also, there were options to use the inflatable Read More

2010-08-16-Cataract-861

Cataract Canyon Whitewater Rafting Trip Review: New Friends Made On True Adventure

A Cataract Canyon Rafting Trip Through Canyonlands National Park, Utah August 17, 2014 Brin, Julian, Alex, and Erika were phenomenal. From sunrise to bedtime they were taking care of us, always had very positive attitudes and were highly skilled in all aspects of the float. Food was fantastic and the guides set up, cooking, presentation Read More

2010-08-19-Cataract-2686

Cataract Canyon Whitewater Rafting Trip Review: Yes please tell the world about this trip and these guides!

 6-day Colorado River through Cataract Canyon in Canyonlands National Park Aug 17-22, 2014 – Glen Canyon Institute custom trip Brin, Alex, Julian and Erika were by far the best part of the trip. Without their expert and professional guidance we would have never been able to experience such a magnificently powerful and awesome trip through Read More

2010-08-17-Cataract-1532

You enable others to enjoy, appreciate and respect the river environment.

    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

2010-07-16-Lodore-611

5 Reasons to Go Late Season Whitewater River Rafting

by Julie K. Trevelyan Summer is winding down. School is starting back up. But wait—all outdoor adventure hope is not yet lost. River rafting trips still beckon in August and September. Here are some excellent reasons to consider going on a Holiday late-season whitewater rafting trip. 1. Gentle pace. Later in the year, water flow has slowed down Read More