Adventure and thrill are not just two words to explain the excitement of the recreation outdoor sport – rafting. They are specific reasons for which millions of professional as well as novice rafters, tourists and water sport lovers of all sizes and types visit great rivers of the world every year. When it comes to living rafting moments ceaselessly and openly, Colorado River rafting outshines all other rivers of the world with its free-flowing, untamed and boisterous water. Rafting on the Colorado River makes people feel energetic and refreshed, shedding their monotony and boredom of everyday life.
The gigantic and colossal river is fairly called the “granddaddy” of rafting trips owing to its dramatic canyons and whitewater rapids that induce adventure in the heart of rafters. Being one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the river entices millions of people across the world to taste all ten grades of difficulty in whitewater rafting within its youthful and bouncy water waves. Another thing that makes the river and its tributaries popular for whitewater rafting is the availability for customized rafting trips
Experienced Inflatable Kayak Paddler Takes a Swim
Paddling an “Inflatable Kayak,” also known as the “Ducky” or “Funyak,” is a great way to experience a rafting trip. The boat is similar in shape to a canoe, but it is much more stable and forgiving. Inflatable kayaks come in one man and 2-man varieties and are fun for both beginners and advanced paddlers. CRATE offers the inflatable kayak option on all of their Desolation Canyon rafting tours as well as on kayak support trips in the Grand Canyon.
Desolation Canyon is the ideal place for the craft because the water is warm and the
2-Man Paddling Team Challenges Desolation Canyon Rapid.
rapids are exciting. For those new to paddling whitewater, it is a good idea to practice self-rescue. This can be accomplished by flipping the boat over in calm water and then flipping it back over and climbing back into the boat, all while maintaining control of the paddle. This is good to know because it is common to have the inflatable kayaks tip over in the larger rapids on the Green River.
The larger rapids on the Green River in Desolation Canyon include: 3-Fords, Coal Creek, Wire Fence, Cow Swim, and Steer Ridge. It depends on the river’s level which will be the biggest of the bunch. In general the highest water of the season is in early June.