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Stories From The Water

Watching for Risers in A Changed World

by Jack Bombardier Last night I ended my day as I often do, out in the backyard watching for risers. Sixteen years ago, through a combination of luck, timing and perseverance, my wife and I were able to buy a house on six acres of land beside the Upper Colorado River. Living next to…

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June 30, 2020

Echoes of the Final Miracle

Green River: Sand Wash – Swasey’s Rapid October 8 – 11, 2018 IN MY LIFE: There are places I’ll remember All my life, though some have changed Some forever not for better Some have gone and some remain All these places have their moments With lovers and friends I still can recall Some are dead…

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June 19, 2020

DVORAK’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19 FOR FUTURE BOOKINGS & ADJUSTMENTS 2020

OFFERING RAFTING TRIPS ON (7) SELECTED RIVERS JUNE 1ST FORWARD | WATERSPORT RENTALS – ALL CRAFTS AND GEAR IN COLORADO’S (Arkansas River Valley) & SHUTTLES FOR PRIVATE AND COMMERCIAL OUTFITTERS CUSTOM FLOAT FISHING TRIPS ON Gold Medal waters!  SPECIALTY Teenage Whitewater Skills Camp 15 days  SWIFTWATER RESCUE AND TECHNICAL ROPE RESCUE COURSES www.dvorakexpeditions.com READY FOR…

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May 19, 2020

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March 25, 2020

Adventure Approved Classic Gingerbread Cookies

It’s that time of year again!  The season to cozy up to a warm fire after a long day on the slopes or in the outdoors. We love a good fireside chat, but we also enjoy a great snack. So we are here to help you have both! Make up some easy to bake adventure…

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November 22, 2019

12 REASONS TO VACATION IN COLORADO

Colorado has been one of the top vacation spots for decades. With its breathtaking scenery and outdoors culture, it’s been a hot spot for anyone yearning for some outdoor fun. If you’re still not convinced to plan your next trip to Colorado, here are twelve reasons to book your next trip to the Rocky Mountains…

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November 22, 2019

10 Reasons To Go Kayaking!

Rafting may be one of our favorite activities on the water, but there is plenty of other watercraft to take to the rapids! Kayaking is a huge part of our life here at DVK and we want it to be part of your life too. With amazing health, mental, and athletic benefits Kayaking is the…

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May 23, 2019

A Life In The Rapids – Matt Dvorak

              Matt is the CEO of Dvorak Expeditions and was born into river sports. His passion for the river doesn’t just stop at rafting he is often found SUPing class four and five rapids and lives the outdoor mindset every day. Although Matt thrives off of river sports his…

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February 7, 2019

5 Reasons Vacations Make You Happier & Healthier

Did you know that people who skip annual vacations are more likely to have heart attacks and women who traveled at least twice a year were less likely to have heart attacks than those who traveled every six years or less? Vacations are not only fun they are vital to our well being. In a…

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January 30, 2019

Stay Summer Fit All Winter – With these winter time activities

Summer is in Colorado is not only fun, but it also keeps you fit and healthy. Between rafting, Suping, Kayaking, biking, and hiking it’s easy to stay on your game all summer long. But what happens when the sun sets early and blankets of snow covers the valley? Don’t let winter blues get…

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December 16, 2018

Your Ultimate Local Holiday Gift Guide

We all know big city shopping for the holidays can be stressful. Never knowing exactly what to get friends and family can be traffic, crowds,  time-consuming and all fuss and no fun. Well, this year we’ve got you covered! Get away from the big city and spend a weekend in Salida or Buena Vista and …

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November 9, 2018