Rafting http://www.kunc.org en Flash Floods Muddy The Waters For Colorado Rafters http://www.kunc.org/post/flash-floods-muddy-waters-colorado-rafters <p>Heavy rain last week over the burn scar from last summer’s <a href="http://www.kunc.org/term/high-park-fire">High Park Fire</a> is creating ‘interesting’ rafting conditions, according to some northern Colorado outfitters. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:23:22 +0000 Erin OToole 47158 at http://www.kunc.org Flash Floods Muddy The Waters For Colorado Rafters Spring Snowstorms Good News For Colorado Rafters http://www.kunc.org/post/spring-snowstorms-good-news-colorado-rafters <p>It's beginning to look like a promising season for <a href="http://www.whitewater.net/colorado-river-rafting/late-spring-storms-boost-colorado-snowpack/" target="_blank">whitewater rafting</a> in Northern Colorado. Mon, 06 May 2013 11:01:00 +0000 Erin OToole 43805 at http://www.kunc.org Spring Snowstorms Good News For Colorado Rafters Drought & Wildfires A Devastating Combo For Rafting Industry http://www.kunc.org/post/drought-wildfires-devastating-combo-rafting-industry <p>Drought and wildfires crippled Colorado’s rafting industry in 2012. That’s according <a href="http://www.croa.org/media/documents/pdf/2012-commercial-rafting-use-report.pdf">to a new report</a> by the Colorado River Outfitters Association. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 18:17:58 +0000 Grace Hood 39935 at http://www.kunc.org Drought & Wildfires A Devastating Combo For Rafting Industry Rafters Worry Low Stream Flows Could Leave Them Up a Creek http://www.kunc.org/post/rafters-worry-low-stream-flows-could-leave-them-creek <p>Rafting season officially kicked off on May 15. But northern <a href="http://www.croa.org/" target="_blank">Colorado outfitters</a> are concerned that drought and low snowpack may put a damper on this year&rsquo;s season and profits. Thu, 17 May 2012 12:00:01 +0000 Erin OToole 27415 at http://www.kunc.org Rafters Worry Low Stream Flows Could Leave Them Up a Creek Poudre Rafting Outfits Report Less Business http://www.kunc.org/post/poudre-rafting-outfits-report-less-business <p>Some rafting companies along the Poudre River in Fort Collins say business is down. That&rsquo;s despite having some of the best water in years.</p><p><a href="http://www.raftmwd.com/">Mountain Whitewater Descents</a> 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&rsquo;s downing death has led some customers to believe the river is too dangerous to float.</p> Tue, 28 Jun 2011 19:42:22 +0000 Grace Hood 10398 at http://www.kunc.org Poudre Rafting Outfits Report Less Business