If you love adventure and you’re planning to go whitewater rafting, you will have a lot of fun. Whitewater rafting in Colorado is one of the best things to do on the planet. No matter if it’s a day trip or if you're spending 3-4 days living on the river, camping under the stars, you will need to be ready for it mentally.
Make sure that you know what to do and are prepared for it.
- After you book your trip and it has been confirmed by the company organizing it, they will give you a list of things that you need to carry. The most important things on that list are a backpack and a sleeping bag. Your food and shelter will be looked after by the company but you will still need the sleeping bag. You will also need several changes of clothes as you will get completely wet on several occasions. You will appreciate the change of dry clothes at the end of a long, exciting and harrowing day.
- Despite food being provided, you will want to carry snacks and something to drink that will come handy. Make sure that you carry some basic medication as well, along with a toiletry kit with essentials like a toothbrush, toothpaste, bathing soap and shampoo. If you are a person with special needs then you will need to prepare for those and make sure that your special needs do not get in the way of your enjoying your whitewater rafting adventure in Colorado.
- The one thing you need to remember is that above and over all this, you need to be prepared to soak in the majesty of the grand Colorado River. Be ready to enjoy the rush that comes with navigating the rapids of the river and fully indulge your senses by taking in the beauty of pristine nature around you.
These are some of the things that you need to remember while preparing for whitewater rafting in Colorado.