Grand Canyon Rafting 6 and 7 Day

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It's important to be prepared for your Grand Canyon rafting trip. You may encounter all types of weather and conditions. Planning ahead and having the proper gear will ensure you have a safe and enjoyable river rafting experience.

Through several decades of experience on the river, Western knows what clothing and gear will keep you smiling every second of your adventure. For your convenience, you can find all these items online with Western’s retail division, Red Rock Outfitters. Shop for your packing list now »

Gear on the River

Duffle Bag
All of your personal items should be packed into a soft-sided duffle bag approximately 12” x 13” x 24” in size. Due to aircraft weight allowances and raft space, please limit your gear to 20 pounds, not including beverages (see note on next page regarding beverages).

Dry Bag
Upon arrival to the river’s edge, you will be provided a water-resistant day bag (approximately 7” x 13”). In this day bag, you will want to put those items you wish to access during the day (raingear, camera, medications, sun block, lip balm, river guidebook, etc). We recommend packing these items in a simple plastic grocery sack inside your duffle for easy transfer to your day bag at the launch site.

Gear Bag
Also upon arrival at the launch site of your trip, you will receive a water-resistant gear bag. This bag will contain your sleeping bag, sheet and ground tarp. You will put your duffle bag inside this bag, roll the top down and clip it securely to avoid getting your personal gear wet. Your personal gear bag will be available at camp each night of your trip.

Red Rock Outfitters

Everything you need for your rafting trip can be found at one place. Western River's own retail store Red Rock Outfitters. Shop for every item on your packing list, from shoes to soap. With fast, easy online ordering you can get everything on your packing list sent straight to your door! Start your shopping now:

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Incredible, breathtaking, the most magical place on earth. I wasn’t sure how this vacation would stack up to others, but after spending 6 days in that canyon it was without a doubt the best vacation of my life. I don’t think I would be saying that were it not for our fabulous guides. If you are thinking about taking this trip do it. Whether you love being outdoors or love air conditioning and email like myself you will love this trip. Thanks everyone for great food, fun, family, and friends.

KATIE BOUTON, Huntington Beach, CA