Courtney Sweeney

Courtney Sweeney grew up in Texas, and has spent the last decade living in different areas of the Rocky Mountains and on the West coast. She enjoys both melted and frozen water, rafting in the summer and skiing in the winter.

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Recent Posts from Courtney

Do We Still Need Zach?

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Most Tuesdays Zach goes live on Youtube to answer questions he has received over the past week. Zach has been immersed in the whitewater community since college at UC Davis....

Video Review: Getting Beat Down

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Some boaters are drawn to big munching holes, others avoid them at all cost. Sometimes you make it through, other times you and maybe your boat go along for the...

The Best Colorado Rafting Day Trips for Families

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Without further ado, in no particular order, here are my picks! Arkansas River - Browns Canyon Salida or Buena Vista President Obama designated Brown's Canyon as a National Monument in...

Pro Tip: Planning A Middle Fork of the Salmon River Trip

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Did you open an "congratulations you won a Middle Fork of the Salmon permit" email? If so, congrats. Here are some tips to help you plan you first, 2nd, or...

Gear Review: Astral Layla LE

Monday, October 3, 2022

Every year Astral makes limited edition, artistically decorated runs of their popular PFDs. This season Astral released their first “LE” of the women’s specific PFD, the Layla. What I like...

Pro Tip: 7 Tips For Multi-Day Raft Trips in Cold Weather

Monday, December 21, 2020

Without the proper gear and preparation, rafting in cold weather can go from being fun to a survival situation fast. With the right gear and knowledge, though, cold weather rafting...

Pro Tip: 6 Different Ways to Brew Coffee on a River Trip

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

For me, there is no better way to enjoy a morning on the river than with a nice cup of coffee. While most of us coffee drinkers already have a...

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