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Colorado Snow Update & Whitewater Rafting Forecast 2022

Well, it has been an awesome winter season here in the Vail Valley, and it seems nothing can stop all these smiles! Sage owner Darryl Bangert said it best: “Through our second year amid the pandemic, we’ve witnessed a big demand to get outside and reconnect with nature. “Seeing our guests come alive during these…

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March 15, 2022

The Best Time for Whitewater Rafting in Colorado

Undammed rivers have a unique flow when the weather warms up and the snow melts, which can often be confusing to visitors. But since we watch the river on an hourly basis from our office on the bank of the Eagle River, we’ve become experts at predicting the best time for whitewater rafting in Colorado….

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June 21, 2018

The Spring Melt: Impact on Rafting and Fishing

Another late blast of snow across the Rockies can dump feet of wet spring snow in some locations. But that doesn’t stop the sun from shining, and temperatures will continue to climb back up into the 70s in many places across Colorado. The smaller creeks will fill up and the water will start to rise….

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May 5, 2017

Reserve Your Vail Summer Whitewater Rafting Trip

Looking for white water rafting in Vail? Well, spring temperatures are arriving in the Vail Valley, meaning water levels in the region will rise! As runoff progresses, we’re looking forward to an awesome season of Vail whitewater rafting. It’s no secret that an epic rafting season is just around the corner when the snowpack is well above average. Check out this regularly updated national snow survey to see what conditions you can expect! If there are prime weather conditions, you can bet whitewater enthusiasts are already busy planning summer adventures. Prime dates will fill up fast, so if you have a trip in mind, we recommend reserving your summer rafting dates early! We offer a wide range of rafting experiences to suit different ages and ability levels, which is one of the reasons why we consider ourselves one of the…

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April 21, 2017

Spring Break in the Rockies: Big Storms and Plenty of Sunshine

For those of you looking forward to spring break vacations, there’s a lot to get excited about when planning a trip to Colorado! Spring Weather in Colorado Spring in Colorado usually means two things: giant storms and abundant sunshine. Many folks are surprised to learn that historically, March brings more snowfall than any other month…

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March 8, 2017