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Browns Canyon Half Day + Rock Climb

  • Location

    14 miles north of Buena Vista, 19 miles south of Leadville, 1 hour from Breckenridge, Vail, Aspen

  • Duration

    Trip Time: 9 hrs
    Water Time: 2.5 hrs

  • Difficulty

    Beginner Whitewater

  • Price

    Primary $178.00 and up Adult Age 13+

    Secondary $158.00 and up Child Ages 7-12

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Browns Canyon Half Day + Rock Climb Package

  • Includes hot chicken fajita lunch between activities
  • Includes wetsuits and splash jackets free of charge
  • Free coffee at outpost
  • Now offering delicious breakfast & dinner as trip add-on!
  • Approximately 9-10 miles on the river | 2 - 2.5 hours on the water
  • Approximately 3-4 hours of climbing
  • Rapids such as Zoom Flume, Pinball, and Siedel’s Suckhole
  • Check in at 8:30 am at our Granite Outpost

Browns Canyon Half Day + Rock Climb Details

 

Accomplish something you never thought possible! Arkansas Valley Adventures offers this awesome half day guided rafting trip through the famous Browns Canyon of the Arkansas River, along with with a half day rock climbing adventure! Enjoy a hot, heary chicken fajita lunch in between. Challenge yourself. Test your limits. And do it all safely with our experienced guides.

Spend half of your day learning the ins and out of rock climbing in Colorado from experiences guides with your safety in mind. See what things look like from the top of a mountain. No matter what your experience level, the climbing instructors from AVA can offer beginner routes with heavy instruction or simply point the way to more advanced routes for experienced climbers.

AVA provides guided, half-day trips for the beginner or intermediate climber. Our guides will teach you the basics of belaying, rappelling and setting anchors. Whether you want to learn more about the sport so you can do it on your own or you just want to try it for the first time and experience the thrill of climbing, our trips are perfect for you.

The other half of your day you'll work to negotiate the intermediate whitewater rapids of the classic Browns Canyon – a proposed wilderness area, this trip delivers a mix of exhilarating whitewater and the majestic quality of a granite canyon. This stretch of the Arkansas River is perfect for different ages and experience levels. The perfect family trip.

A delicious, hot chicken fajita lunch is also provided on this full day adventure!

Browns Canyon Highlights

  • Beginner-Intermediate-Family level rafting
  • Stunning views of the canyon and surrounding mountains
  • Drop 35 ft. per mile
  • Minimum age 7, min weight 50 lbs

Rock Climb Highlights

  • Multiple routes up the cliff face for beginner and intermediate climbers
  • Surrounding Arkansas Valley provides awe-inspiring scenery and abundant wildlife
  • All equipment provided, including helmets, harnesses, and rope

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