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Sand Wash and Hank Stewart

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Desolation Canyon rafting trips on the Green River generally start at Sand Wash. Sand Wash is a dirt boat ramp about 100 miles North of Green River, Utah. The day before the trip starts our truck, crew, and gear drive from Green River, Utah to Sand Wash. Once at Sand Wash they rig the boats […]

FAQ – Are There Age Requirements?

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When it comes to planning a rafting trip, there are a lot of questions that come up.  Whether it’s what is the best trip to choose, what to pack, or what an average day on the river is like, we are always happy to answer any questions you may have.  One common question we get […]

Planning for a Multi-Day Desolation Canyon Trip

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Looking for peaceful destination simply to unwind? Then look no further than Desolation Canyon. Have you not heard of the place before? This is one of the remotest spots of the popular Colorado Plateau, surrounded with picturesque landscapes and natural sceneries. This area even becomes more stunning when you encounter the Green River that cuts through […]

Archaeologist Speaks on Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon

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For our lunch hour the CRATE team decided to go up to the University of Utah and listen to Jerry Spangler, professional archaeologist, Director of the Colorado Plateau Archaeological Alliance, and expert on Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon.  Spangler’s presentation “Nine Mile Canyon:  The Archaeological History of an American Treasure” is named after his new book […]


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New for 2013 – Photo Sharing/Photo Contest Instructions Colorado River & Trail Expeditions has designed and developed a section on our website where our rafting guests can share photos from their river trip with each other.   Additionally, CRATE has instituted a 2013 Photo Contest with some incredible prizes.  Here is how it all works: 1. […]


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