Kebler Pass Now Open! One lane on Blue Mesa bridge open by July 4th. detour around bridge available daily.

Kebler Pass Now Open! One lane on Blue Mesa bridge open by July 4th. detour around bridge available daily.

September Splendor in Gunnison – Crested Butte

Crested Butte Fall Colors,

The Gunnison and Crested Butte locals know that September is the best month of the year! The crush of summer crowds starts to ease up. Fall temperatures are perfect with some chilly nights and sunny days in the 50s and 60s. When the aspens start to turn to the golden and orange colors, it’s magnificent […]

Raft Guide Rookie

If you read my last blog post about becoming a raft guide, you’re aware of the ease of entry to this career. Three Rivers Outfitting facilitates this, making it easy for rookies with no experience to be successful. My first year in 2015, my manager told me that I may not get steady work until […]

“Become a Raft Guide,” they said!

Taylor River Raft Guide Training

“It’ll be fun,” they said. And “they” were right about becoming a raft guide! After a winter of ski instructing at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, I knew I needed to continue working outdoors. I heard great things about employment at Three Rivers Resort.  My experience in becoming a professional raft guide was exciting, educational, and […]

Top 5 Summer Activities in Gunnison-Crested Butte

There are sure to be many “Top 5 Lists” out there but for summer activities in the Gunnison-Crested Butte valley, this list pretty much covers what summer is all about here.  1. Fly Fishing With the Gunnison, Taylor, and East rivers plus many other streams and high-country lakes, our area has some of the best […]

The Making of a River Guide in Colorado

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a commercial river guide? In the state of Colorado, river guides and their employing outfitters must meet criteria set forth by the state’s regulating body, Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Most outfitters offer their own guide courses which meet the state standards. Three Rivers Outfitting in Almont, Colorado offers a […]

Family Vacation Photo Tips

Have you ever returned from travelling and been disappointed by the pictures you took? As a professional photographer living in a resort town, I often cringe when I see folks trying to take pictures. Luckily, visually documenting your family’s vacation is easy, and doesn’t require any extra equipment than what you probably already own. Any […]

Colorado Rafting: The Taylor River

A Hidden Gem Colorado rafting options can be overwhelming. I believe there are several reasons why the Taylor River is one of Colorado’s hidden gems. The Taylor is truly a best kept secret for Colorado rafting. With trips ranging from leisurely float to fast-paced rapids, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. Additionally, the Taylor River […]

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