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07/12/2017

Half Day

Excellent trip!  As first timers, we were a little nervous. But, with Thomas's…

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07/13/2016

Class Act Trail Ride Company

Awesome staff with well behaved horses. This is not your typical nose to butt trail…

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07/13/2016

Cattle Drive

Highly recommend the Rusty Spurr. We had a great experience from start to finish. Connie…

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09/01/2015

Great Experience

This was our first time going white water rafting and it certainly did not disappoint.…

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09/01/2015

Great Time

We were a group of 20. Everyone really enjoyed the experience. The guides were very professional…

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08/31/2015

Shawn ROCKS!!

This was a first time experience for us, and Shawn made us feel right at…

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08/18/2015

Awesome family experience

We absolutely loved this experience. The reservation was easy, the staff was friendly. They were…

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08/10/2015

Loved Our Rafting Trip with Quint!

We did the Sizzler with Quint Doan! This day on the river with Quint was…

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08/02/2015

Best Summer Ever

Went with my family and had a wonderful time! Hats off to the awesome guide…

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07/30/2015

Had a blast!!

We have rafted separately before buy today our family of 3 adults and 3 teenagers did a…

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07/29/2015

Breathtaking!

My family of 8 went zip lining and rafting with AVA, and even though it was…

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07/26/2015

Amazing!

For my first rafting trip I was terrified to do Numbers. I had a fantastic…

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07/07/2015

Awesome Rafting!!!

Awesome day spent on the Arkansas River rafting Class lll in Browns Canyon. It's…

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07/07/2015

GREAT TRIP

I've been to Colorado many times and never did anything like this. The guide…

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07/07/2015

Great rafting trip with family

We had a great 1/2 day float on the Colorado. We'd never taken our kids (6…

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07/04/2015

Exciting Zipline experience

Crystal, Devon, Whitney and Malcolm were first class guides and exceptionally customer friendly. I was…

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07/03/2015

Great day rafting the Browns Canyon Sizzler

We had a blast racing through the rapids in Browns Canyon. Thank you to Katie,…

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06/30/2015

Rafting the Arkansas River in Colorado deserves a great Guiding Company, AVA cannot be beat!

There are so many rafting companies to choose from when planning your trip down the…

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06/30/2015

Amazing fun!!!!

Where do I start, my husband put this wonderful trip together for my birthday and…

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06/28/2015

Really Fun Family Zip-lining!

Our Guides, Crystal, Devon and Shawn were excellent! They made the zip-lining safe and fun!…

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06/26/2015

I’m hooked!

My first rafting trip ever was on the Arkansas River last week and the water…

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06/26/2015

Amazing Day

My husband took three of our children on this trip. They had a great time.…

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06/25/2015

Amazing Experience!

At the last minute we decided to do the marathon rafting trip with AVA. It…

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06/22/2015

BEST Rafting Experience EVER

My wife and I are from Western NC. We came to CO to celebrate our …

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10/14/2014

WOW!

Over the weekend of labor day my husband and I joined AVA for a 1/2 day…

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09/03/2014

Mountain Blast!

We have two teenage boys and we surprised them with a day at AVA in…

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08/13/2014

Awesome Experience

My family traveled from the Kansas-Missouri boarder to experience repelling and rafting with AVA. The…

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08/04/2014

Good Company Outing

AVA saved the day for our company outing not only with helping with rescheduling last…

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08/03/2014

Great ride

Stopped in after we had been there 8 years ago. Miles was our guide and did…

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08/01/2014

Wonderful Day

Amazing day on the Arkansas River with my daughter and her friend, both 13. Our guide,…

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07/29/2014

Best part of our trip

We rafted with AVA as part of a bachelorette party and wished that we had…

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07/26/2014

Awesome Family Fun

I had a great time with family members. Our river guide Jessa did a fabulous…

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07/24/2014

AWESOME

Nate was an amazing, well experienced and interesting guide. He did some fun things with…

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07/23/2014

Best trip ever

Had such a blast on Monday white water rafting!! Christoff made the experience so great!…

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07/22/2014

Awesome!

We took our family of four (me, my husband, our 13yr old daughter, and 9 year…

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07/21/2014

Adrenaline Rush!

Wow. 5-Star. Class 5 white water, Rock Climbing, Repelling, Zip LIne!!! Great Food, Great Staff. Everything…

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07/20/2014

All and more!!

This is hands down the most experienced rafting company in this area. The guides are…

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07/13/2014

We’ll DEFINITELY be back…

As newbies to Colorado we decided that taking our visiting Californian friend on a rafting…

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07/11/2014

AWESOME and WOW

We had an AWESOME day thanks to AVA and your terrific guides! Our morning was…

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07/11/2014

Best Day Ever

This is was my first rafting trip and I had reservations about taking the ride.…

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07/08/2014

Germany Reunion

Some friends of mine that I went to school with in Germany came for a…

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07/08/2014

This place rocks!

This was our first time zip lining and rafting and it is definitely what awesome…

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07/04/2014

Derby Adventure

We had a large group with us for both zip line and white water rafting…

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07/03/2014

GREAT and can’t wait to come back

My wife and I were first timers and opted for the intermediate course. 4 x class 3…

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07/01/2014

Dustin Rocks The Boat!

This was the first trip for our family. Dustin made us feel at ease. He…

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06/30/2014

Best Bachelor Party Ever!

We just had my bachelor party with AVA and it was a truly unforgettable experience…

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06/30/2014

Fantasic Family Function

Our first rafting experience with 14 people and AVA took care of every detail! We had…

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06/24/2014

Ziplining

Guides were awesome and very professional. It was a great outing for my grandson and…

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06/16/2014

Fantastic

This was the first rafting trip for myself and my 13 year old daughter. The river…

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06/12/2014

Birthday Boy’s Adventure!!!

Rafting - What an awesome trip. Dustin and Zach were or guides and we could…

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06/05/2014

Redemption; did not dissapoint us! AWESOME!!

I did this same trip 2 years prior & the river was quite calm. I came…

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06/04/2014

Incredible…

This was the first ever whitewater rafting trip for myself [40], and my three boys, 15,12, and 11.…

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05/12/2014

We Will Be Returning!

We had Dustin as our guide for our bachelor party. He was great! He joked…

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05/05/2014

Rafting With Family

My wife and I and our three grown sons came for a double dip through…

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04/14/2014

Super Fun Rafting & Zipline Video!

My friends and family had a wonderful experience at AVA and want to share our…

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03/05/2014

Awesome Zip-lining!

Our guides were Gail and Brian and they were awesome. Very professional and knowledgable. We…

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08/13/2013

Incredible Surf and Turf, AVA Style!!!

What a vacation - white water rafting in the morning and zip line flying in…

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07/27/2013

Adventure Knows No Age Limit

Blake, my 23 yr old grandson, and I had the thrill of a life time white…

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07/20/2013

OMG!!!  Def going again!!

There's nothing I can say bad about our white water rafting experience!! Great time!!…

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07/08/2013

Best Rafting Company in CO

This was my 21st time on a white water rafting excursion and was the best…

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06/29/2013

BEST OUTFITTER IN 14 YEARS

This was the 10th time in 14 years I'd taken a group of teenagers whitewater…

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06/01/2013

Completely Unexpected

Our AVA experience was part of our graduate's celebration from high school, he wanted…

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05/25/2013

Awesome Trip and Super Great Guides

My experience on the water was beyond awesome!!! When my friend left the outpost right…

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08/12/2012

Great Trip

Your company and your guides did a great job with my last minute trip. I…

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08/06/2012

AMAZING

This was my first time Colorado white water rafting and it was so much fun!…

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08/04/2012

Super Exciting

This was a first river trip in Colorado - the guide couldn't have been…

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07/26/2012

Awesome Numbers

"Absolutely Awesome". The whitewater rafting of the Numbers were pure adrenaline. When we hit the…

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07/20/2012

Perfect Guide

Greetings... Just wanted to give Kudos to Miles...He was our Perfect Guide last Thursday…

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02/18/2012

Excellent Staff

I went on a rafting trip in Clear Creek, Colorado. It was incredibly fun and…

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09/06/2011

EXCELLENT

This was our first white water rafting experience! My husband, 11 year old son and I…

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08/02/2011

Can’t wait to do it again!

The six of us (including two teenage girls) went on the Browns Canyon rafting Express …

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08/01/2011

Awesome Day!

This adventure was more than I ever could have expected. The three white water rafting…

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07/31/2011

Our family’s greatest memory

While planning our Colorado family vacation, we decided to be a bit more adventurous and…

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07/29/2011

Awesome Time

This was my first time Colorado white water rafting, and I can't wait to…

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07/27/2011

Bucket List Adventure!

This was the most awesome fun I've had in years!

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07/27/2011

First-Class Outfit

My 23 yr/old daughter (student) and I did The Numbers advanced white water rafting trip…

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07/27/2011

This was as close to Awesome as you can get!

It was a perfect Father's Day weekend for a Buena Vista rafting trip....in…

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07/27/2011

Always the Best!

Browns Canyon was a rodeo this time around! Water was high and the river was…

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07/27/2011

Great Family Excursion

Our group of 4 adults and 4 kids (ages 4-10) had a fabulous time rafting the Upper…

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07/26/2011

Freakin Sweet!!!!

If you never rafted before like our group, AVA is the white water rafting company…

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07/26/2011

FANTASTIC!

I was a river rat in college on the Guadalupe river and I wanted my…

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07/26/2011

Best Day of Rafting Yet

With the water running so fast and cold, we were a little apprehensive of the…

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07/26/2011

Most Memorable Trip

We had a group rafting trip of 17 people and I was really impressed how meticulously…

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07/26/2011

Exciting Experience

I have been using AVA for nearly 10 years for Colorado white water rafting trips -…

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07/26/2011

Pure Awesomeness

I spent a week in Winter Park, Colorado with a youth camp, and we had…

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07/26/2011

Let’s Do It Again!!

I was planning to visit friends in Denver and the idea of a white water…

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07/26/2011

Killer Scenery, Trip and Guides!

The trip could not have been better! I tell everyone I know to run with…

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07/25/2011

Awesome, Fantastic Guide!!!!

So I was totally freaking out about the possibility of flying out of a raft…

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07/23/2011

AWESOME FOR OUR FAMILY!!

This was our first time doing a Colorado family rafting trip and thought doing the…

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07/22/2011

Well worth the trip

This was my third time to go white water rafting, and I wanted to try…

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07/21/2011

An Adventure of a Lifetime

Planning a last minute trip I found AVA on-line. I'm an avid outdoorsman and…

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07/20/2011

Absolutely OUTSTANDING!

My daughter and I had rafted eight times before on class II-IV rapids, but clear…

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07/20/2011

Making Memories

What an awesome day! We were thoroughly impressed with how organized all aspects of our…

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07/20/2011

Great time!

The water was freezing but I barely noticed once we got going! I want to…

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07/19/2011

Heart-pounding thrills.

Grandson, Blake, and I were the oldest and youngest on board for an exhilarating experience…

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07/19/2011

Absolutely Awesome!!!

If you are a beginner or have done this before- AVA is the company to…

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07/19/2011

First Class Ride

I took this ride to take white water rafting off my bucket list, but the…

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07/18/2011

Highlight of Vacation!!!

The rafting trip was one of the highlights of our Colorado family vacation! Our guide…

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07/17/2011

Epic Adventure

We had an Epic adventure!!!! It was an absolute ball and we will be returning…

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07/15/2011

Whitewater - Yes!

More than expected and better than imagined.

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