Our annual fundraiser, the Big Snow Dance, will be held at 7pm on November 23rd at Carl’s Tavern in downtown Steamboat Springs. We will have live entertainment from Highland View, and a silent auction full of fantastic goods and services. This year, Carl’s is generously donating 10% of all sales from 7pm until close to […]
When I received an email thread asking for volunteers to run a shuttle and join Friends of the Yampa on the second half of this year’s Yampa River Awareness Project, I quickly jumped at the opportunity. Friends of the Yampa is a nonprofit advocacy group whose mission is to “protect and enhance the environmental and […]
It was a fantastic event, and we are grateful to our sponsors, volunteers, participants and spectators for making it happen. Race results have been posted to our Facebook Page here (and give us a thumbs up while you’re there!) A HUGE THANK YOU TO: American Whitewater B & K Distributing Backdoor Sports Big Agnes ?? […]
Friends of the Yampa Hosts 33rd Annual Yampa River Fest June 1-3, 2013, Culminates with Paddling Life Creek Race Mon., June 3 Steamboat Springs, CO: The Friends of the Yampa announces the 33rd Annual Yampa River Festival June 1-3 in Steamboat Springs, Colo., culminating with the Paddling Life Creek Race on Monday, June 1. Designed […]
Now scheduled for completion in Fall of 2013, the Yampa River Structures Project will: Design. Engineer. Permit. Build. Improve. Maintain. The Yampa River is an iconic symbol of Northwest Colorado. Running wild and free for most of its 250 mile course, from its source in the Flat Tops to majestic confluence with the Green River […]
Our Big Snow Dance is back this Saturday night and we’d love to see you and your friends come out for our signature fundrasing event. This year we’ve partnered with the Backcountry Ball uniting these two great parties into one big throwdown. Doors open at 7pm at Olympian Hall and we have a solid line […]
Friends of the Yampa presents CONGO at the Bud Werner Memorial Library. Tuesday October 30 at 7:30pm. The movie is free, but a small donation is requested. If you haven’t seen it already, its a must watch as it documents an expedition in Africa into one of the largest rapids in the world. The videography […]
Thanks to the almost 50 people who came out to help with the Yampa River clean-up! Next clean up is Sept 28th at noon. Show up at Back Door Sports and get ready to walk the river. Hope you can make it! We’ve been doing these clean ups for 25 years now, and we are […]
The Friends of the Yampa has been chosen, along with the Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Association, as a beneficiary of the Odell Brewing Charity of the Month. All proceeds from taster tray sales in the tasting room at the brewery will go to benefit both of these Colorado non-profit organizations. We are proud to share […]
The Friends of the Yampa announces the 32nd Annual Yampa River Festival May 26-28 in Steamboat Springs, Colo., culminating with the Paddling Life Pro Invitational on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28.
Friends of the Yampa strives to protect and enhance the environmental and recreational integrity of the Yampa River, its basin, and its tributaries through stewardship, advocacy, partnerships, and education.