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Moab La Sal / Westwater Canyon Trip Review: The Combination Trips Are Incredible

Mountain Biking The La Sal National Forest & Whitewater Rafting In Westwater Canyon July 24 The guides are extremely professional, friendly, fun, knowledgeable and amazing chefs! I felt extremely safe having them with us. I would certainly request them for another trip. Although I know all guides at Holiday are great! The food is certainly Read More

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White Rim Trail Trip Review: Perfect Storm of Ecstatic Grandeur

    4-day White Rim Trail Mountain Biking in Canyonlands National Park May 21-24 We participated on the White Rim Trail portion of the SL Tribune and KUED’s documentary “The Utah Bucket List”.   Everything was 5 star.  Really!   Both Marcia, my wife, and I feel this was one of the all time great Read More

White Rim Trip in Canyonlands, October 1-3.

Behind the Lens: Clicking and Capturing Memories on Biking Trips

  By Peta Owens Liston   Every time I look at a series of framed photographs hanging on our hallway wall, I flash back to our first river trip on the Gates of Lodore. Memories ripple back along with a feeling of gratitude that our family shared that experience together. The same is true for Read More

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5 Things You Might Learn from Mountain Biking the White Rim Trail

  by Julie Trevelyan   The White Rim Trail in Canyonlands National Park is a pretty sweet mountain bike ride by most people’s definition. Outstanding scenery, technical sections to test your mettle, long flat sections in which to enjoy the views, canyon rims to peer over, stellar overlooks, side hiking trails to take, and a mountain bike-friendly Read More

White Rim Trip in Canyonlands, October 1-3.

Top Five Reasons to Mountain Bike the White Rim Trail

by Julie Trevelyan   The famed White Rim Trail in Utah’s Canyonlands National Park is a beacon for those who desire to spin their wheels through some of the most gorgeous scenery on the planet. Whether you are a mountain biking newbie or seasoned trail guru, this trip is one for your “must-do” list. To further inspire Read More

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A Firming and Reaffirming Trip for the Body and Soul

  By Peta Owens-Liston   White Rim Trail Boot Camp   It’s not Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, Atkins Diet, nor is it fasting or going gluten-free, or whatever the latest trend is for weight-loss. It’s about sweat, perseverance, and pacing yourself. Riding the White Rim Trail was a three-day fitness boot camp that allowed you Read More

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River Currents Blog: Feedback Friday! “Your crew really knocked it out of the park!”

    I feel I have to drop a quick line to express our thanks to Holiday River Expeditions for the wonderful work your people did to make our trip truly exceptional. It is rare these days that things exceed expectations but and we had a fantastic time. I would especially like to thank Sean Read More

White Rim Trip in Canyonlands, October 1-3.

River Currents Blog: Part 4 – A Perspective Check: Reminders about Living Life While Navigating the White Rim

  By Peta Liston Owens   Part 4    Are Your Problems Big or Small? Eyeing the Needles:  A phalanx of red-hued Cedar Mesa Sandstone spires tower over the southeast corner of Canyonlands National Park, known as the “Needles” (the Needles District). Even at a distance from the edge of the White Rim Trail, their ancient Read More

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River Currents Blog: Part 3 – A Perspective Check: Reminders about Living Life While Navigating the White Rim

  By Peta Liston Owens Part 3   “Pick Your Line” The trail was laid out like a dusty red carpet for us—the White Rim is an old jeep road left over from the uranium-rush in the 1950s and cattle ranching prior to the park’s establishment. As a result, desolate dirt roads can be found far Read More

White Rim Trip in Canyonlands, October 1-3.

River Currents Blog: Part 2 – A Perspective Check: Reminders about Living Life While Navigating the White Rim

  By Peta Liston Owens Part 2 “Sand Happens” “Sand Happens.” You’ve seen the bumper stickers, the T-shirts. The White Rim Trail is named after the thin, durable layer of White Rim Sandstone that was deposited some 225 million years ago. Among these deposits is some very soft sand—baby-powder fine. It feels great beneath your Read More