Tag Archives: Arkansas River

A Weekend Off

We start west of the divide where we battled obnoxious road construction and sweltering heat to spend┬áthe night below a run in the bowels of a canyon of the Blue River.   If you have never rowed a raft full of overnight gear let me tell you that you have a real treat in your …

The Last Floats of Spring

The rains and cooler weather delayed the inevitable just long enough to get a few more days on the water before the push began. Finding participants wasn’t hard, and one of them even provided me with an excuse to get a free hall pass from work. The Arkansas River was holding well, while the Colorado …