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CWRAG AIARE Avalanche Classes 2022-2023

Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides is holding a multitude of avalanche classes in 2022 and 2023. For years, cwrag has been exploring and educating in the backcountry. Safely traveling in winter conditions is vital for an outdoor enthusiast. Specifically if you ski, snowboard, snowshoe, or climb, this class may be […]

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Summer Update

Recommend early booking to guarantee a trip.  Whitewater rafting Update: 1. Upper Colorado River: The upper Colorado River is at 900 CFS and we should be rafting through October. This is a great family trip. 2. Clear Creek River is winding down as the flow rate is around 100 CFS. […]

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Orienteering

Did you know that a map is nearly worthless without a compass? Did you know a compass is nearly just as worthless without a map? Now here is a question for you: How often do you have one and not the other? Happens all the time. Fear not! With some […]

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Top Rope Anchors

  Climbers, we have all been there: You top out on a climb (whether it’s a project or just a casual Sunday afternoon) and you reach the anchors and someone says “oh can you throw a TR anchor on that?” For some reason, as climbers, we want to top rope […]

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Leave No Trace in Boulder & Beyond

There are many types of people we try to avoid while hiking. Whether it is the group of college students blasting Mac Miller on the trail, or wanna-be influencers stepping on wildflowers to get the perfect shot. Here’s a list of things to do on the trail so you do […]

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2022 Rocky Mountain National Park Backpacking Dates Announced

Come backpack and explore the wilderness and backcountry of Rocky Mountain National Park through our custom and private backpacking trips. As the premier, local Colorado-owned, Rocky Mountain National Backpacking Outfitter, we can create an amazing trip tailored to your group’s desires to experience the park at a deeper level. All […]

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