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Guide Talk: The MOST Unlikely Guide

Guide Talk: The Most Unlikely Guide by  Julie, former DVK Guide At age 23 I was oblivious to the fact that working as a river guide was even a thing people did, so becoming one never crossed my mind. If asked about recreational water sources, my response would’ve been “rivers were okay, but I grew up near the coast and never wanted to be too far from the ocean”. Yet, to my great surprise and the surprise of many other people, by my 24th birthday I was in training to be a whitewater rafting guide. My path to becoming a river guide began when a few perfectly aligned events mysteriously worked to bring me closer to the river. Post-college life brought me from Boston to Boulder, Colorado in the Spring to sublet an apartment from a friend. She was headed off…

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April 16, 2017

Half and Full Day Fishing and Rafting Trips for Colorado Dads

Happy Father’s Day! Is your dad the outdoorsy type? Then book an incredible Colorado rafting, kayaking or fishing trip with Dvorak Expeditions and treat your dad to an unforgettable Father’s Day. We’ve got the perfect half day or full day white water rafting trips and exclusive fishing trips that will bring a tear to any Colorado…

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June 17, 2015

Exposed: Tragedy and Triumph in Mountain Climbing

Fundraiser for Chaffey County Rescue North One of the greatest things about living and working in Colorado is the great outdoors. We’ve got mountains, valleys, rivers, plains, lakes and vistas and of course our world famous “Fourteeners”. Colorado is an adventurers dream. There are a million outdoor adventures to experience, and along with those are…

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June 10, 2015

Conservation: What are you doing about climate change?

Despite everything we’ve seen and everything we’ve been told we’re still not acting on climate change. Not enough of us are, anyway. So why is it that with extreme weather, devastating drought, rising sea levels and melting ice-caps starring us right in the face we’re still not acting on these climate changes? Your personality traits…

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May 6, 2015

Common Kayaking Misconceptions (Part 2)

Now that we’ve assured you that anyone can conquer the kayak, let’s talk about the thing that ever newbie fears when they get out on the water: what happens if I tip over? Dvorak has the best guides in the country; we’re here to keep it safe and fun. Our kayaks are wide and stable…

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May 1, 2015

Common Kayaking Misconceptions (Part 1)

When you book your trip with Dvorak more often than not people automatically go for the raft and hit the rapids. It’s a thrilling way to experience the great outdoors and no one will guide your down the Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and Idaho rivers like the DVK guides. Why not give white water kayaking a…

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April 29, 2015