There’s so much to love about Colorado Springs, so much to do and see, that my family has vacationed there year after year. We never tire of the stunning views, the countless family-friendly activities for kiddos of all ages, and the range of experiences to be had that included the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Echo Canyon River Expeditions…
I am on a quest to bust through some of my limiting beliefs, like the one that says I don’t get along well with water, especially wild water. So earlier this month when we took a family weekend in Colorado Springs and the others wanted to go whitewater rafting? I resolved to model for my kids how to be brave, how to “feel the fear and do it anyway.”
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For 72 years, the 1,053-foot-high Royal Gorge Bridge ranked as the highest span in the world…
“Today, I’m taking myself and all 6 kids whitewater rafting. We headed over to Canon City, Colorado to join Echo Canyon River Expeditions on a white water rafting trip…”
“At this time last year, I would have laughed in the face of somebody who suggested some of the adventures I had in store. Skiing, hiking across tiny rock bridges, and whitewater rafting…”
Watch the complete interview with owner of Echo Canyon Andy Neinas along with other representatives of the Colorado Springs rafting tourism industry.
“Echo Canyon River Expeditions, Colorado’s largest commercial river outfitter, is making a big splash this year thanks to heavy spring snow and a new family-friendly route for whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River…”
Abrams interviews Neinas regarding Colorado whitewater rafting, the Royal Gorge Region and Echo’s Battle of the Bighorn Team Building event.
I was nervous about rafting the Arkansas River when I saw how fast it was running. I had heard the water levels were low, so I assumed it would be moving more slowly and that it would be an easy ride…
On August 8th, 2011, we had the privilege of rafting Bighorn Sheep Canyon with the seniors of Summit Glen Retirement Living Center. Some of the rafters were over 90 years of age, but age was a non-issue once we hit the whitewater of the Arkansas River. Fox21 News was on hand to cover the event.