Rafting

1:23pm

Tue July 16, 2013
Wildfires

Flash Floods Muddy The Waters For Colorado Rafters

Poudre River from Greyrock Bridge
Charles Willgren Creative Commons/Flickr

Heavy rain last week over the burn scar from last summer’s High Park Fire is creating ‘interesting’ rafting conditions, according to some northern Colorado outfitters.

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5:01am

Mon May 6, 2013

11:17am

Fri February 8, 2013

6:00am

Thu May 17, 2012
Environment

Rafters Worry Low Stream Flows Could Leave Them Up a Creek

Rafting the Poudre, August 2011. Can you spot KUNC's Grace Hood and Erin O'Toole?
A Wanderlust Adventure

Rafting season officially kicked off on May 15. But northern Colorado outfitters are concerned that drought and low snowpack may put a damper on this year’s season and profits.

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1:42pm

Tue June 28, 2011
Local

Poudre Rafting Outfits Report Less Business

Mountain Whitewater Descents in North Fort Collins is sending fewer customers up the Poudre Canyon this year for rafting adventures. Owner Brad Modesitt says business has decreased at least 25 percent,
Grace Hood

Some rafting companies along the Poudre River in Fort Collins say business is down. That’s despite having some of the best water in years.

Mountain Whitewater Descents in North Fort Collins is sending fewer customers up the Poudre Canyon this year for rafting adventures. Owner Brad Modesitt says business has decreased at least 25 percent this year. He says media coverage over high runoff and last week’s downing death has led some customers to believe the river is too dangerous to float.

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