The Yampa is WILD. The last undammed river in the Colorado River system. Through the years the Yampa has defied many attempts to dam its free flow, several by congress, and the most formidable in 1965 by Mother Nature. Just after dinner on June 10th, a flash flood carried tons of rock down Warm Springs draw blocking the river channel. Within twenty-four hours the Yampa took aim and breached the dam, leaving in its wake Warm Springs Rapid, rated among the 10 biggest drops in the country.
Every May and June this river rises to the occasion and CRANKS with plenty of full-bodied waves from the first day to the last. Like many wild things the Yampa also has a serene side...miles of white tiger-striped walls that drop 2000 feet sheer to the water, side-canyon waterfalls, Ancestral Puebloan rock art, and whispering caves. We will spend 46 miles of this 71-mile trip on the Yampa and then merge with the Green River at Echo Park for the balance through Whirlpool Canyon and Split Mountain Gorge. If you feel the need for something rare, something wild and free...the Yampa is waiting.
-Minimum Age 8 years;
-Meeting Place: Vernal, Utah 8:00 a.m.
-Dates: 4-day - May 14, 17, 21, 24, 26, 28 June 2; 5-day May 19 June 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- 4 Day: $900.00; Group/Youth - $780.00 (10 or more)
- 5 Day: $995.00; Group/Youth - $860.00 (10 or more)
- $5 per person Dinosaur National Monument Entrance Fee
- Deposit: $300.00 per person.
Cancellation Policy: If cancellations are made prior to 90 days before the trip, monies will be refunded less a $50.00 service charge per person. If cancellations are made within 90 days and outside of 45 days of the trip date monies will be refunded less a $100.00 service charge per person. Cancellation of a trip is very unlikely, but we reserve the right to cancel any trip due to river or weather conditions or the lack of sufficient reservations. A full refund will be made if such is the case.
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As we close the 20th Century our relationship with wilderness has changed. Wild places are no longer feared. Now their scarcity and value is recognized. We all started there. No wonder our spirits are renewed when we return. We've been going there for over 47 years. Sharing the most spectacular landscapes on earth...
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