Posts by lindsay

Winter is Around the corner

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Adaptive Recreation, Adventure, Black Diamond, cold, community, experience, Outdoor Industry, Outdoor recreation, Outside, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Winter is Just Around the Corner It’s Fall in the Wasatch and winter is just around the corner. This weekend, our staff stopped by Snowbird Resort for the final day of Oktoberfest with our friends from Bohemian Brewery. A quick tram ride to the top of Hidden Peak revealed the beginning rustles of winter: It’s that time of year again. Time dust off the winter jackets, pull the skis out of storage and get excited about the impending season. We hope you’ll join us this winter on an outdoor adventure in the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. A huge shout out to our friends at...

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Time With Family & Friends

Posted by on Sep 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Time With Family & Friends “Thank you for making a dream come true for me. I will never forget the time I had on the river with my daughter and all of the others who were with us. Watching my daughter have fun, and escape everyday life meant so much to me.  I have spent so much of my life as a caretaker, and the Splore trip helped give me the energy I needed to come back home and continue caring for my family.” -Mom after river rafting with her daughter this summer Though Splore specializes in serving people with disabilities and special needs, we are an inclusive...

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Enjoying Good Food

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Fall Fling Day 4: Enjoying Good Food At Splore, we believe that sharing and enjoying good food with others is a fundamental part of the human experience.  On Splore trips, many participants wake up to the sound of the coffee blaster, or the smell of bacon frying.  We start the day sharing stories while dishing up breakfast and enjoying a hot meal along the river’s edge.  Our dinners are often the highlight for folks after a long day on the river or rock climbing in the hot sun.  We have an array of delicious dutch oven specialities as well as our beloved river chili with fresh baked...

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Traveling the World

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Fall Fling Day 3: Traveling the World “[Our trip] was absolutely fantastic. Our two guides were so attentive, nice and competent. I will take time to [say more] once I am back in France. Very best regards and thanks to Splore for making it possible.” -Mom from France who brought her son with a disability on a Splore rafting trip this summer. Did you know that Splore participants come not only from the state of Utah, but also from around the United States as well as Europe? For many people, the chance to see Utah’s red rock country, or ski in the Wasatch Mountains, has been a...

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Giving Back

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Fall Fling Day 2: Giving Back “Wells Fargo’s river cleaning canoe trips with Splore have become adventures disguised as volunteering! This fantastic partnership between our two organizations provides a way for our team members and company to make a difference on the river and in the community. And at the same time, it provides new skill-building opportunities and unique experiences for our team. Wells Fargo is grateful to work with such an outstanding organization like Splore!” Each year, Wells Fargo employees do five service trips with Splore. The partnership provides Wells Fargo...

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