Take time out for Life

Red Desert, Wyoming - Barker Ewing Float Trips

I recently read a post on the O.A.R.S. blog–20 reasons why a Rafting Trip is the Perfect Family Getaway.  I love what river runner Ben Curnett wrote: You don’t have much time. No one does. It’s why vacations are so important. You’ve got to make every second count. But you don’t want to be in “hurry…

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Reed Finlay’s Day Off

Near the top of Union Pass

Summer is just around the corner!  We will be starting our 2012 season on Friday, May 18th. Our head boatman, Reed Finlay, is no Ferris Bueller.   He started floating with us in 1994 and has now racked up 27,080 river miles on commercial trips.  On the last day of the 2011 summer season, instead…

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A Rainy Christmas…Far From Home

photo courtesy of Grand Targhee Resort

There’s no doubt about it…you can’t beat summer in western Wyoming.  The sunshine and clear blue skies that frame the towering mountain peaks make me smile with joy, every single day.  And then comes winter: Some folks around here LIVE for winter.  The powder days on the ski slopes or in the back country.  The…

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