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The Gold Rush Rafting + Via Ferrata Package

The Coolest Day of Activities you can Imagine!

  • Location

    Idaho Springs, CO

  • Duration

    Full Day

  • Difficulty

    No experience necessary.

  • Price

    Primary $153 ages 12+

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Via Ferrata Tour + Rafting Package

Full Day Adventure in Idaho Springs

Join us for an action-packed day with the Raft + Via Ferrata package adventure in Idaho Springs! You will head out on the morning Gold Rush Rafting trip, then follow that up with the truly unique assisted rock climbing and mountaineering adventure known only as The Iron Way! The Via Ferrata is a physcially demanding activity that includes a short hike, traversing, mountaineering, rappelling, ziplining, various cable bridges and a 50 foot free fall. We recommend that those interested in the Via Ferrata tour are physically active. This adventure requires upper body strength, balance and endurance. Please bring a water bottle that can be clipped to your harness with a carabiner. 

  • Morning rafting on Clear Creek & Afternoon cliffside via ferrata course over scenic Idaho Springs and Chicago Creek
  • Free wetsuits and splash jackets included
  • Full Day Adventure
  • Total time on water: approx. 1.5 hours (this varies greatly depending on water levels), ~ 7 miles
  • Minimum age 12 (raft trip minimum is 6 years)
  • $153/person

$5 Gold Rush Rafting Trips with Purchase of a Via Ferrata

Raft for just $5 when you package with the new Iron Way: Colorado Via Ferrata tour for the Via Ferrata & Gold Rush Raft Package! Use promo code VIARAFT when you book your Via Ferrata & Gold Rush Raft Package

 

More Information about our Clear Creek Gold Rush Trip

The Clear Creek beginner trips is a unique activity for team building or family bonding. Bringing a group rafting? Ask about our group rates. A river trip is a special and memorable summer experience in Colorado. We offer multiple departure times for this trip to easily fit into your day. Do you have a flexible schedule? Consider our Clear Creek Beginner Early Bird Special or Clear Creek Beginner Happy Hour Special trips - priced at 25% off just for choosing an early or later time. 

On this trip, our rafts generally accommodate about 7 people plus the guide, although this changes depending on the group sizes. On all AVA trips, wetsuits, splash jackets, life jackets and helmets are included with your trip. We do not think you should have to pay extra just to be comfortable. 

Only 30 minutes from Denver and one hour from Boulder, Summit County and Winter Park, Clear Creek is the perfect option for all ages and abilities and adds excitement to all Colorado excursions!

Looking for something more difficult? Consider our Clear Creek Intermediate or Clear Creek Advanced trips, both for ages 15+. 

AMAZING VIA FERRATA COURSE ELEMENTS!

  • Cliff traversing & rappelling
  • 50-foot Cliffside Free Fall
  • Ziplining
  • Ride in our Zip Truck through the historical town of Idaho Springs, then up the mountain to the via ferrata course!

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