Falling in love with the Grand Canyon

Falling in love with the Grand Canyon

For nearly four decades, I have had the privilege of guiding and leading river expeditions in different corners of the world. However, my true love is running the Colorado River through Grand Canyon. It never gets old; riding the emerald waters of the river, feeling...
Tutus and Wine: White Water Rafting in Oregon

Tutus and Wine: White Water Rafting in Oregon

I’m not a serious outdoorsman. I’ve never been a river guide or worked in a national park. Heck, I used to fake a stomach ache to get out of going outside for recess. When I travel, I like to visit cities with nice restaurants, hotels, and running water, above all....
Think Rafting the Zambezi is Too Hardcore? Think Again.

Think Rafting the Zambezi is Too Hardcore? Think Again.

Think Rafting the Zambezi is Too Hardcore? Think Again. This week we sat down with Hamish McMaster of Water by Nature who  shared with us what makes the Zambezi River in Zambia, Africa his “favorite river in the world”. Hamish is one of our newest partners, but his...
Fran & Dan take on the Grand Canyon 1-Day Rafting Adventure!

Fran & Dan take on the Grand Canyon 1-Day Rafting Adventure!

Fran & Dan Take on the Grand Canyon 1-Day Rafting Adventure! This summer we sent our Adventure Booking Specialists, Daniel and Francesca, out on a Grand Canyon 1-Day Rafting Adventure. Neither one had ever been on the Colorado River, so they left R&O with a...
Weekend Warriors ; 1 & 2 Day Southwest Rafting Adventures!

Weekend Warriors ; 1 & 2 Day Southwest Rafting Adventures!

Only have a few days?  We’ve got your ticket to the best 1 & 2-day Whitewater Rafting Adventures in the Southwest. The Southwest is an adventurer’s playground, and for those of us that reside in Arizona (or are passing through) the possibilities for weekend river...
Change Your Frame

Change Your Frame

We all face challenges in our day-to-day lives... We all face challenges in our day-to-day lives…but there’s something about traveling and being on an adventure that makes us more accepting of these challenges. In a new environment we are often more open and...
Seasons of Grand Canyon

Seasons of Grand Canyon

Seasons of Grand Canyon – Rafting through the Grand Canyon is an unparalleled experience. One of the most common questions we receive from first time rafters is, “What is the best time to raft?”  We wish we could give a finite answer; however, the honest answer is...
A Day on The Colorado River – A Journal Perspective

A Day on The Colorado River – A Journal Perspective

– M o r n i n g – The sun starts to warm us up as we drift in and out of cool shadows. Two thousand feet of canyon walls are a dazzling testament to Mother Nature’s unique and artistic flair. Suddenly we all hear it: a roar of water and a lower groan of...