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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 […]

Save the Date – Green River Diversion Dam

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USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Utah, in conjunction with the Green River Conservation District and Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF), will open the Green River Dam rehabilitation project to interested members of the public and media on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 in Emery County. The event will take place at the […]

Chicken Salad Recipe

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Over the years, we’ve had many compliments and questions about the meals we prepare on our river trips.  We thought we would share a recipe with those of you who would like to try preparing one of more popular lunches at home. Chicken Salad Wraps (Serves approx. 5) – 2-3 Cans (7.5 oz) Canned Chicken- […]

Funyaks, Duckies, or Inflatable Kayaks Oh My!

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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. […]

13 Experiences For 2013

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  #1.  Walk on a Glacier Positioned below the Tatshenshini and Alsek River confluence is the Walker Glacier.  Though the Walker Glacier has been receding continually since the first Colorado River & Trail Expeditions trip in the late 1970’s,  it still offers a relatively short hike to its base where it is possible to get […]

Raft the Green River in 2012

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Don’t miss rafting the Green River in 2012. Colorado River and Trail Expeditions is offering great rafting deals on our Desolation Canyon rafting expedition including a “No Child Left Inside” youth rate of $595.00 for kids 8-20 years old. The trip is 5 days long and is all-inclusive with great meals and camping equipment. Some […]

Off-River Hiking on a Whitewater Rafting Trip

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When you choose to take a whitewater rafting trip with Colorado River & Trail Expeditions a big part of that trip is the off-river hiking, swimming, and exploring. One of the common questions we get at our office is “What will the hiking be like?” This is a hard question to answer because every trip […]


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