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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

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

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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

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River Currents Blog ~ Top Five Reasons to Take a National Park Vacation

by Julie Trevelyan   America’s national parks are treasures enjoyed by millions of visitors every year. Our national parks are a great place to spend a vacation! We’ve got five stellar reasons for you to paddle, hike, and overall enjoy the scenery in a park near you.   1) Not only beautiful, national parks are Read More

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Despite That It’s December and Snowing – Five “Mind-ographs” From the Main Salmon River

  By Peta Owens Liston It’s snowing outside, but I can feel the warmth seeping into my memory as I arrange a series of photos for framing from our rafting trip this past summer on the Main Salmon. I suspect, as it is unwrapped Christmas morning, that these photographs will trigger the same “mind-ographs” – Read More

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River Currents Blog: Flow Your Own Way: Charter River Trips

  by Julie Trevelyan   What’s better than a river rafting trip? One that’s all about you and your specifically chosen group of fellow floaters. Got a family reunion coming up? Planning a little corporate adventure to bond your team? How about that bachelor or bachelorette party? Special class program or graduation trip you need Read More

River Running, San Juan River, Utah

What’s a typical day like on the river? A Day of River Life

  By Joe Ballent What’s a typical day like on the river?  Is there a tight schedule?  These and other questions may be common for you as you approach your first river trip.  Rest assured, your experienced rafting guides from Holiday River Expeditions have a strong sense of appropriate cadence to ensure a trip that Read More

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Cataract Canyon Trip Review: Our most spectacular Cataract Trip!

  Colorado River Rafting through Cataract Canyon in Canyonlands National Park July 7-11, 2013     Karen did a great job of communicating and showing flexibility when necessary. Very helpful and easy going. Thanks!  Most of our planning referenced the materials received in the mail, but I think that referring folks to the web-site helped Read More

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Father and Son Trip – Reconnecting on the River

  By Peta Owens Liston   When Jon Bridgford returned home to North Carolina after river rafting the Main of the Salmon River, a package from the West Coast had arrived before him.  Opening it up, still-fresh memories flashed back, and more importantly moments he had shared with his son, Keith, over five days spent Read More

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Main Salmon Rafting Trip Review: Russ and Shelby were wonderful guides!

    Main Salmon River Rafting Sept 2-7, 2013   Russ and Shelby were wonderful guides.  Knowledgeable about the history, the wildlife, and the river itself.  Their narrative made the trip much more enjoyable.  They were also great hosts and cooks.  Food was well prepared and way too much.  But delicious!  We enjoyed the “hot Read More