Timid about Whitewater Rafting? Splash Your Fears in the Face
By Haley Strand One of the top reasons we human beings don’t experience things in life is because of fear. That small four letter word has a giant impact on our lives and the choices we make. Whitewater rafting can be scary to some. Frightening, daunting, or terrifying even. I know because I’ve been there. Read More
5 Easy Steps to Book Your Next Whitewater Rafting Trip
By Haley Strand Are you thinking about going on a rafting trip? Is this something new you’ve never done before? Don’t worry, you aren’t the only one. Booking a trip for a new adventure can sometimes be stressful. You might not know what the best trip would be for your family or you might Read More
Flow Your Own Way: Private Charter & Custom 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
Spend Your Birthday on the River: Five Reasons You Must!
By Haley Strand I’ve spent many birthdays on the river. It has become a tradition over the last few years. A tradition I look forward to every year. There seem to be a lot of different attitudes around a birthday, so whether you are excited to turn one year older, or you simply want Read More
Is the River Calling to You? You Might be a River Rat If…
By Haley Strand Your Chaco tan lines are still visible the next summer You constantly say, “That’s not how we do it on the river.” Your ammo can is a decorative piece in your home Bugs don’t bother you; in fact, you welcome them You have a river Read More
GoPro tips for your Whitewater Rafting Trip
By Joe Ballent Fellow outdoor enthusiasts, you may have noticed over the last couple years that you’re seeing more and more GoPros out there. Cool! The video quality has only gotten better with each generation, and these bad boys can shoot upwards of 200 fps (frames per second), which means you as the adventurer can Read More
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 whitewater rafting trip. Rest assured, your experienced rafting guides from Holiday River Expeditions have a strong sense of appropriate cadence to ensure a trip Read More
6 Tips for your first whitewater rafting trip!
By Joe Ballent 1. Bring sunscreen! While we boast some of the most stunning vistas in the country here in Utah, we also boast some of the most consistent summer sunshine. Be sure to stock up, and check the ‘SPF’ rating. The higher, the better. And don’t worry- if you forget to bring some, we Read More
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
Main Salmon River Trip Review: Fun To Spot Wildlife
Idaho River Rafting On The Main Salmon River August 17, 2014 Our week on the Main Salmon River was the best! Visiting Campbell’s Ferry taught me more about the colorful history of the area. We learned about forest fires, how to spot common merganzer ducks, big horn sheep, mule deer and golden eagles. We ate Read More