Desolation Canyon Kayak Workshop Trip Review: Loved The Kayak Workshop

Utah River Rafting & A Kayak Workshop Down The Green River, Desolation Canyon August 04, 2014 All aspects of the trip exceeded my expectations. Chet was a phenomenal trip leader. Andy did a super job with the kayak workshop. The kayak workshop is the trip of a lifetime. If you are physically capable of paddling for Read More

Harmer Family

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


Desolation Canyon Trip Review: Long Lasting Memories

Utah River Rafting Desolation Canyon On The Green River June 16-20, 3014 I have done many different trips of this type and all aspects exceeded my expectations. We enjoyed this experience as a family and it created memories which will last for generations. Thank you. By Jamie Wallace


Have you ever wanted to ask your River Guide, what’s In Your Ammo Can?

By Joe Ballent Part One: When I first began working for Holiday River Expeditions, I had several goals to strive for- not the least of which was obtaining my guide license and some serious river time.  I was in my late teens, unloading grocery trucks in the warehouse and dreaming of the day when I’d Read More


The magic of Burn Camp and the man behind it, Brad Wiggins

  By Joe Ballent One of the most unique privileges I got as a guide for Holiday was to work the University Of Utah Burn Camp trip.  Burn Camp is an experience that is difficult to put into words, but I’m going to try. Each summer, Holiday River Expeditions sends a chartered, six-day trip down Read More


White Water Rafting School

For adventurists looking to take the plunge into white water rafting, the beginning White Water Kayaking School is an ideal holiday gift. While prior kayaking experience is not a requirement, it is helpful. Holiday River Expeditions suggests guests take a kayak swimming pool class, which helps ease the white water rafting river learning curve. Many Read More

Best Thunderbird

River Currents Blog: Feedback Friday! Desolation Canyon, San Juan River & White Rim Trail

  Well beyond my expectations!   This was an incredible experience. My brother and I took my father, for his 80th birthday, on a trip to retrace the path of one of his heroes, John Wesley Powell.  We took the Desolation Canyon trip. Everything about it was exceptional- the guides, the scenery, the plane trip, Read More

Norm & Ellsworth

River Healing and the Strength of Spirit

  By Noel Gugliotta   I had the incredible opportunity to be a guide for a touching trip that Holiday helps sponsor every year called Burn Camp. In partnership with the University of Utah Burn Center, Holiday River Expeditions escorts a group of teenagers that have experienced severe burns to their bodies on a 6- Read More


River Currents Blog: It’s Feedback Friday! Green River Rafting, Colorado River Rafting, Moab Mountain Biking & More!

    Karen and Tammy were wonderful! The “what to pack” list was extremely helpful for my parents, who hadn’t done a river trip in years. It also helped Pat and I remember what to bring. The website is loaded with information that is both necessary and fun (and interesting), and it is easy to Read More


River Currents Blog: Feedback Friday “I will be back! Yampa River, here I come”

  You don’t have to take our word for it….here is what our guests have to say:     Thanks to the guides…Zack, Molly and Kailei.  ESPECIALLY Molly.  She was great.  When I go on my next river trip, she had better be there….  Overall, the trip was amazing.  One of the best trips I’ve Read More