2011-06-21-Deso-472

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

2011-06-21-Deso-472

River Currents Blog ~ River Games: Splish, Splash, and Laugh

  by Julie Trevelyan   A river rafting trip is definitely about serious enjoyment. Paddling downstream, telling tall tales over dinner, and getting to spend some awesome quality time with your family or friends is all part of the package. What else is a heck of lot of fun that you get to do on Read More

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River Currents Blog ~ Sewing Kit Chock Full of a Few Silly Rules!

    Pack good! Play fair! Listen up! Have fun! Hang on tight when the Captain says so!   Stay hydrated! Look out for each other! Respect the critters! Love the River!   Don’t lose your sewing kit!   COFFEE! COFFEE! COFFEE!   Day begins on the river with birdsong, resurgent willows, cliffs and shadows, Read More