Often Hatch guests will encounter other Grand Canyon Raft Trips while traveling down the Colorado River. The Grand Canyon provides and amazing opportunity for guests to experience nature up close and personal and is truly a resource to be shared with others. With that in mind Hatch boatmen and women can frequently be found working together with other trips to ensure everyone has a great experience. From sharing ice with those trips in for the long haul to flipping overturned private rafts Hatch boatmen find that working together betters everyone’s experience in the canyon. See the quote below for one private boaters experience with a Hatch crew on the river. “One of the best parts of our Grand Canyon trip was the pleasure of meeting many of the Hatch crew along the way! I am writing a letter to explain all that your crew did for our private group throughout […]
The first thing to keep in mind when considering the facilities on a Colorado River rafting trip is that this is a wilderness expedition. Most of what lies below those Canyon walls finds itself untouched by human hands. As stewards of this environment, Hatch River Expeditions strives to do their part to keep it that way – and bathroom facilities are no exception. Hatch River Expeditions practices a Leave No Trace means of adventuring. This meaning that we teach and practice ethics on ways to enjoy the environment responsibly. Hatch follows all National Park regulations regarding responsible stewardship of these precious natural resources – the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon. At an orientation on the first day, guests receive a briefing on how to go about ‘taking care of business’. All guests will urinate directly in the river. Men generally go upstream and women go downstream. You don’t necessarily […]
Organizing your life is more than merely putting things away in labeled cabinets and files. What we keep or throw away, how we create space is tied directly to our spirit – this is what author and coach Sunny Schlenger has been teaching and writing about for over 35 years.
One of the many natural wonders of Sedona and the Verde Valley is the year-round weather suitable for all adventurous outdoor whims. Kayakers, canoers, and rafters alike know that spring is high season for such fun and perfect water conditions for Verde River activities.