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Offers the greatest vacations in the world. CRATE has been operated by the original owners for over 40 years. The company is family owned and operated and specializes in working with groups, individuals, couples, and families. CRATE operates its...more
255 East 1000 North, Green River, UT 84525
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

I can't say enough good things about this trip, company, and their employees. Myself and about 8 other folks just did a 5 day float with CRATE through the lower Grand Canyon. Their employees Walker and Bonnie were not only super nice, laid-back, and professional...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daniel C
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Wow, I cannot say ENOUGH how amazing CRATE was for my August 2018 trip. I've always wanted to raft the Grand Canyon and I couldn't imagine doing it without this family-owned company. From the amazing pre-trip orientation with Bonnie at our hotel in Vegas, the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Savannah R
Reviewed September 12, 2018

CRATE is simply AWESOME! Incredible in every way! Our guides Walker, Bonnie and Adam showed great respect for the river and its surroundings and made sure that everyone had a great time! I can't recommend them more highly!! It warms my heart to know that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JohnS8230
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Words are not adequate to describe the week-long trip my husband, friends and I made down the Colorado River with CRATE. The crew, a family affair, made the difference with Capt Walker's expertise, and his sister, Bonnie, and brother-in-law, Adam's fabulous food, and attention to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed September 3, 2018

After experiencing the Colorado in 2011 and the Alsek in 2015 with the experienced crew from Colorado River and Trails Expeditions (CRATE) I knew a family adventure with wife (not a keen camper) daughter, son in law and granddaughters age 8 and 10 was a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

The Colorado River and Trails Expeditions (CRATE) team was wonderful from the initial contact almost a year ago to the wonderful hugs at Whitmore Wash at the end of the journey. I cannot say adequately how professional this company/team was in meeting all of my...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Most days, you can find me jockeying an office job in Chicago deep inside a spreadsheet driven universe. I am self-admittedly not the most outdoorsy person and I definitely had my share of anxiety knowing that I would be spending a week outside camping/rafting along...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Four friends from green New England came west for this trip down Desolation and Gray. The flight from Moab to Sand Wash airstrip gave us spectacular views of the Tavaputs Plateau and the Green River below. (Yea, pilot Desi!) As on previous CRATE trips (Grand...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed July 5, 2018

I took my 2 sons-in-law on this trip and was impressed with our experiences with CRATE. From booking the trip in mid December with Vicky to our guides, Ben, Casey and Carter. The food was great , the guides were very helpful and taught us...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kyle63
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Such a great experience for everyone in our group. The rafts were very comfortable and the food was over the top with accommodation for all food preferences. The hikes were fabulous and we all learned so much about the history and geology of the canyon....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from JWT1943 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Estera, Difficult question. Both Grand Canyon and Yosemite could easily take a week or more to see. These are large parks with many, many miles of roads and trails. Remember the distance between Grand Canyon and... More