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Rafting Glenwood Canyon’s Shoshone Rapids

Who’s ready for some of the best whitewater rapids in Colorado? Every year, we look forward to rafting the Colorado River through Glenwood Canyon. Known as the Shoshone Rapids or simply Shoshone, this stretch of river provides a double punch with outstanding whitewater and a jaw-dropping setting. Many looking for Colorado whitewater rafting trips seek…

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June 23, 2021

Ready For Summer? Experience a Side-by-Side ATV Adventure

While rafting trips need no explanation and horseback riding is always a popular mountain activity, we often receive questions about our side-by-side ATV tours. You may be asking yourself: what makes these trips so special? Why take time to explore the Vail area in an ATV? It’s a valid question. While many regular Vail and…

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June 9, 2021

Colorado Fly Fishing Trips Are Now Underway

The spring season has officially begun here in the Vail Valley! We are now running guided fly fishing trips on the Eagle River and Colorado River. Spring conditions are fantastic, and it has been an awesome start to the season for guided fishing trips in Colorado! Reserve Your Guided Fishing Spot We have openings through…

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April 8, 2021

Kick Your Holiday Plans Up a Notch with A Snowmobile Adventure

This winter, there may be no better way to celebrate the holidays than with a mountain snowmobile tour in Vail, Colorado! Avoid crowded ski areas and long lift lines and come enjoy the wide-open Colorado mountains on a backcountry snowmobile ride. This is the perfect year to elevate your holiday plans, and join us for…

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December 11, 2020

Snowmobiles and the Real Backcountry Experience

The recent changes in snowmobile technology are even more radical than the change in ski shape over the last 15 years. Emissions are incredibly low and the sport of snowmobiling is exploding. But what does that mean from an environmental perspective? How does snowmobiling compare to other winter sports in terms of its impact? Who…

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November 25, 2020

Guided Fly Fishing Expeditions on Vail’s Piney River

Here at Sage Outdoor Adventures, we are extremely proud to have exclusive access to the famed Piney River near Vail for guided fly fishing trips! About the Piney River Sage is the sole fly fishing outfitter on the Piney Valley Ranch, and it’s only available to our guests. We offer fully guided fly fishing adventures…

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June 24, 2020

The Upper Eagle River: The Ultimate Colorado Whitewater Rafting Trip

When it comes to whitewater rafting in Colorado, many folks immediately think of the Arkansas River – and for good reasons. The Ark is the state’s most well-known rafting destination because it offers consistent conditions all summer long, for awesome Colorado white water rapids. But what if we told you that some of the best…

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May 21, 2020

Enjoying Our New Snowmobile Area Improvements

Over the past two years, we’ve made major changes to our snowmobiling program here at Sage. As we enjoy the great snow conditions in Colorado’s winter season, we continue to revel in these big improvements! We are extremely proud of our snowmobile program, which was already one of the most highly rated in the state….

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January 20, 2020

Tag #SageOutdoors in Your Summer Adventure Photos

We’re having a blast this summer, meeting visitors to the Vail Valley from all over the U.S. and the world! Most of our guides will tell you that the best part of their job is having the opportunity to meet so many awesome folks and to show them this beautiful Colorado mountain country. We love…

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July 2, 2019

What’s the Difference on a Private Mountain Horseback Ride?

Horseback riding in the Vail Valley is a popular activity. But not all horseback rides are the same. The average experience might be a nose-to-tail ride on a busy trail that’s choked with other users and where you’re not allowed to stray from the path. But we don’t believe in average when it comes to…

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June 27, 2019