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Upper Clear Creek + Zipline Package

  • Location

    Idaho Springs, CO: 30 min from Denver, 1 hr from Summit County, Winter Park, Boulder

  • Duration

    Trip Time: 6 hrs
    Water Time: 3 hrs

  • Difficulty

    Intermediate Whitewater

  • Price

    Primary $163.00 and up Adult Age 15+

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Upper Clear Creek + Cliffside Zip Line Package

Big Thrills & Big Fun, At a Great Price!

  • Wetsuits and jackets provided for free
  • Intermediate+-Advanced whitewater trip
  • Cliffside Zipline Tour including 6 lines, aerial elements such as the FREE FALL and Surf Zip!
  • Minimum age 15 (Zipline tour is minimum age 7)

Less than 30 minutes from Denver and just 1 hour from Boulder, Summit County or Winter Park- join us for one of the most exciting and unique day trips in Colorado.

Trip Itinerary:

Zip, Zip Away

AVA's Idaho Springs zip line tour offers 6 exciting zips through the beautiful Clear Creek Valley, plus 5 additional features such as our Jungle Bridge, 50-foot cliffside free fall, Surf Zip, 600-foot dual race line, & Bridge of Doom. The course is weaved into our forested, 9-acre private property with stunning mountain views.

You begin your day flying from ridge to ridge over a forest of Douglas Fir and Ponderosa Pines. Then start descending into the forest flying from tree to tree at speeds up to 30 miles mph as you make your way down the mountain.

Finish off with an exciting 450 foot line running directly over Chicago Creek and landing in the backyard of our office. Our course follows the contours of the mountain providing a truly unique experience.

Lunch Break

Between rafting and zip lining enjoy time for a picnic on our deck or head into town (2 min drive, 5 min walk) to grab a bite before embarking on the second half of your adventure.

Upper Clear Creek Whitewater Rafting Trip

Raft the exciting and technical whitewater of Clear Creek on our intermediate-advanced stretch of whitewater.

Starting high in the canyon, there’s just enough time to warm up before you drop into the first class IV rapid. You will encounter 30 major rapids on this 8-mile trip dropping an incredible 1,300 vertical feet.

This continuous, steep, technical section will keep your paddle moving and your heart thumping as your crash through pulsing, Class IV rapids such as Phoenix, Nomad, Falls Creek, and Outer Limits.

  • Good physical condition needed
  • Minimum age of 15, min weight 75 lbs, max weight 250 lbs.
  • Wetsuits, splash jackets, life jackets and helmets are provided
  • No experience required
  • Perfect for the adventurous family and friends!

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