River Put-in and Take-Out Etiquette

Whether you’re rowing a raft or paddling a canoe, kayak or paddle board, it pays to be courteous at river put-ins and take-outs. Having a basic understanding of ramp etiquette keeps everybody smiling. IN GENERAL Many river put-ins and take-outs are busy during weekends and holidays. Mornings from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. and afternoons from…

5 Family-Friendly Moab Adventure Ideas

Moab is best known for its red rock canyons, towering spires and famous arches. But for those in the know, Moab is also one of the most family-friendly adventure destinations in the western US. If you’re travelling throughout Southern Utah with children, Arches National Park and the surrounding Moab area is a great place for…

Swiftwater Rescue Training

Canyon Voyages Adventure Company is hosting the Swiftwater Safety Institute for a Swiftwater Rescue Training class. Space is limited to 12 students. Lead instructor is Eric Riley of Swiftwater Safety Institute and assisted by Scott Solle from Canyon Voyages. This class is open to rescue professionals, river guides, and private boaters. Class fills up fast…

MOAB – More than National Parks

Many visitors assume that Moab’s best scenery is located only in Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.  While these national treasures do contain unique geology and scenic vistas, you can take in equally dramatic landscapes and magnificent wonders in other areas surrounding Moab. Here are some roads-less-traveled suggestions to augment your Moab vacation. Lower Colorado River…