Last weekend while grocery shopping I noticed a few friends grabbing some float tubes. While I was excited at the thought of floating the river, I was also thinking they were crazy because it wasn't very warm yet. Well, that is going to change next week as Grand Junction is looking at the mid-eighties to start next week.

If you're excited to practice some social distancing while on the water, here is a list of essential items you will want to have with you when starting your adventure outdoors.

Please remember if you are going to enjoy the beautiful outdoors here in Colorado, leave it better than you found it. This means pick up after yourself and clean up any garbage or beer cans you see laying around. And of course always have a life jacket when recreating on the water.

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