A Few of Our Favorite Things…About River Rafting Trips – Mealtime!

  by Julie K. Trevelyan River rafting trips have a whole host of super coolness that attracts people. From the Colorado River whitewater rapids to the tall canyon walls to the deep intimacy with our beautiful natural world, a rafting adventure offers bucket loads of fun. We decided to round up a few of our Read More

The Je Ne Sais Quoi of the Campfire Marshmallow

The Je Ne Sais Quoi of the Campfire Marshmallow (Yes, this is literally a puff piece. But stick with me.) The food on a Holiday river expedition is superb. The muscled guides unpack a full kitchen from the boat, and then turn to their more delicate talents: churning out fluffy pancakes or flavor-packed lasagna, or Read More

Enjoy our Organic Herbs & Vegetables on your Lodore Canyon Trips!

  By Erika Bash What do we do with busted water jugs and cracked pop coolers that we take on the river but can no longer be used? We fill them with dirt! They serve as perfect containers to grow plants in. Living in the quaint little garden on the back porch of the Holiday Read More

Feedback Friday! Lower Salmon River, Lodore Canyon, Westwater Canyon & Cataract Canyon Trips!

  The guides we had up in Idaho, Molly & Russ, are absolutely great. This is the second time I have have had them as guides and I learn things from them and I have been guiding my own canoe expeditions for 20-years. The food was over the top…wonderful and more than enough to go Read More

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

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

Feedback Friday! Don’t take our word for it…here is what our guests have to say

  The guides were amazing! Jessica, Will, Julian, and Brian made the trip FUN while keeping us safe at the same time! KUDOS to them!!!   Holiday River Expeditions put on an amazing river adventure for our group of 21! The guides were friendly, FUN, experienced, knowledgeable, and most importantly, they kept us safe on Read More

Our Commitment to the Environment

    Holiday River Expeditions from the beginning has been active in promoting environmentally sensitive business practices. We are constantly striving to raise the bar on what we expect from ourselves as expedition operators in the wilderness as well as in our operations at the office and in the warehouse. Our commitment to the environment Read More

Food on the River, Over the Years: Sue Holladay’s Memories and Pointers on Good Meals, Riverside

By Peta Owens-Liston The old Virginia Slims line, “We’ve come a long way baby,” comes to mind when Sue Holladay recalls the bare-bones meals on the river in the sixties. Dinner? Canned ham, canned yams topped with marshmallows, and canned sweet bread for dessert. This fare was before massive coolers, water- and air-tight bags, oxygen-free Read More