Rare Rafting Adventure: Northwest Colorado’s Lodore Canyon

Long before you board a raft for the three-day, two-state, one-national-monument, 42.6-mile, class III-ish, 1,700-cfs odyssey through Northwest Colorado’s Lodore Canyon, you’ll be faced with far more daunting numbers. Rafting permit applications here can exceed 10,000 in a given year....