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Open to veterans, Women only
Who: The BOEC extends a special invitation exclusively to military veterans.  This river trip is designed to accommodate female veterans who have sustained a moderate to significant injury.  Injuries may include but are not limited to brain injuries, PTSD, and/or amputees.  Due to the social aspect of outdoor adventures and camping, participants must be ready to enjoy the company of other people.

What: A classic western river trip.  A two-part trip, the first part involves floating down Ruby and Horsethief Canyons of the Colorado River in canoes, inflatable kayaks and paddleboards.  This first section includes 25 miles of scenic views, wildlife viewing, and opportunities for short hikes while paddling down river.  There will also be support rafts to carry gear and available for anyone who may prefer to float down the river in a raft.
The second part involves a single day of fun and exciting whitewater rafting through Westwater Canyon of the Colorado River.  This section of river is rated class III+ to class IV.  This section includes 17 miles and 11 rapids.

Where: The Colorado River in southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah.  The Colorado river cuts through beautiful canyon country and offers a mild to whitewater experience. Take a break from devices, in this remote location, there is no cell phone service.

Why: This multi-day river trip exclusively for women provides an optimal environment for reconnecting, learning new skills, forging new friendships, enjoying shared experiences, and unwinding. It offers a break from the usual daily routines and distractions, allowing participants to develop a deeper appreciation for one another and rediscover their inner strength and resilience as they journey through the picturesque canyons of the Colorado River. In addition to immersing ourselves in the stunning wilderness, the trip is designed to assist veterans with mobility restrictions, ensuring inclusivity and support for all participants.

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