Colorado Outdoor Adventures with AVA

Whether you’re looking to raft the state’s best rapids, zipline through the trees, or try out one of Colorado’s other outdoor adventures, we have an exciting experience for you and your group. No matter where your Colorado itinerary takes you, we have an adventure for you. Explore all Colorado activities including Via Ferrata courses, UTV rentals, rock climbing, camping, fly fishing, and more.

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Rafters on the Arkansas River.


Colorado whitewater rafting tours range from mellow and scenic to wild and thrilling on rivers across the state. AVA has the perfect trip for every group whether you have a couple hours or several days.

Woman on zipline in Colorado.


Experience two unique zipline courses in the Colorado Rockies. With platforms and lines integrated into the surrounding peaks, cliffs, and trees, you’ll enjoy stunning views along with thrilling speeds.

Via Ferrata and an 80' drop.

Via Ferrata

So what exactly is a Via Ferrata? In simple terms, it is a mountain route equipped with fixed ladders, cables, and bridges intended to make mountainous terrain more accessible. But AVA never did things the simple way. Read more about AVA’s Via Ferrata courses here.

Woman tying knots before rock climbing in Colorado

Rock Climbing

Defy Gravity and test your limits all while taking in the spectacular scenery of the Arkansas River Valley. Our experienced guides will provide everything you need to learn how to rock climb.

People enjoying fly fishing in Colorado.

Fly Fishing

Enjoy a leisurely float while learning from our experienced local fishing guides as they show you the best spots and offer pro tips on fly fishing the might Colorado River.

Off-road vehicles ready for an adventure.

Off-Road Rentals

Explore the Colorado River headwaters region in our brand-new Polaris RZR and RZR Turbo UTVs. With over 200 miles of trails on 20,000 acres, you will have plenty of runway for adventure.

Women riding horses in the backcountry.

Horseback Riding

Nothing will take you back to the Old West like experiencing Colorado from horseback. Choose from a variety of scenic trail rides in the Arkansas River Valley, including sunset and waterfall ride options.

Tent on a lake shore at dusk.

Overnight Trips

Some of the greatest outdoor adventures we have to offer are Colorado overnight trips. You can choose from one night along the river all the way to multiple days in the wilderness. These overnight trips are perfect for groups looking to explore and spend time together.

Mountain bike rentals in Colorado at AVA.

Bike Rentals

Explore the beautiful Rockies from high alpine terrain with views of 14 thousand-foot peaks all on bike. Our bike rentals, located in Breckenridge, Colorado, offer numerous options for biking on trails, paved paths, in town, or downhill at Breckenridge Resort. Choose from E-bikes, leisure bikes, and mountain bikes.

train through the Colorado mountains

Train Rides

Explore Colorado’s rich mining history and take in the gorgeous views as your train winds through the steep mountainsides, towering pines, and narrow river valleys just west of Denver.

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Adventure for the entire family?

We offer a variety of outdoor adventure opportunities ideal for families, from young kids to grandparents. We recommend our scenic float trips for a relaxing and fun time on the beautiful Upper Colorado River. Our Browns Canyon ½ day trip at our Buena Vista location and our Gold Rush 1/3 day trip at our Idaho Springs outpost also represent mellower opportunities for families to get out on the water amidst Colorado’s beautiful scenery. Our zipline trips additionally offer an exciting mountain experience for families with kids ages 6 and up, and your group can even combine both rafting and zipline experiences in a full day multi-adventure package.

Gold Rush rafting trip.

Seeking that Adrenaline Rush?

For those looking for a rush of adrenaline, we recommend our full-day Pine Creek and the Gauntlet trip or our ½ day Numbers trip at our Buena Vista outpost. These whitewater adventures will get your heart rate pumping on some of the best rapids in the state. Our Via Ferrata courses at both our Buena Vista and Idaho Springs outposts additionally represent a unique opportunity to test your limits in an adrenaline rush high up in Colorado’s cliffs. Adrenaline junkies will also enjoy traversing Colorado’s rugged landscape with an exciting UTV rental!

Rafting the Blue River in Colorado.

Short on Time?

For those with a jam-packed itinerary or short on time, we recommend adventures at our Idaho Springs outpost, just 30 minutes from Denver. Here, your group can partake in rafting, Via Ferrata, and ziplining, or a combination of activities in a multi-adventure package. For those really looking to maximize their adventure experience, we offer an express version of some of our multi-adventure packages. Jump right from one activity to the next without wasting a moment in between!

Group of rafters paying attention to the guide during safety instructions.

Searching for the Classic Colorado Experience?

Of course, the classic Colorado experience begins with rafting! We recommend a rafting trip combined with either ziplining or Via Ferrata for the full experience. With this option, you will experience the best of Colorado’s water and land, in one full day. An overnight rafting trip additionally represents a unique way to explore Colorado’s outdoors. Your trip begins and ends with the quintessential river experience and includes the chance to sleep under the stars, tell stories around a fire, enjoy delicious camp food, and make memories with your family or friends.

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Aerial shot of the Upper Colorado River

The Arkansas River Valley

Nestled in the heart of Colorado and ringed by 14,000 foot peaks, the Arkansas River provides nearly endless opportunity for outdoor recreation. If you’re looking for the classic Colorado experience in the ultimate outdoor playground, you’ve come to the right place. Whitewater rafting from family friendly to some of the most advanced in the state? That’s just the beginning. Ziplining, via ferrata tours, fly fishing, horseback riding, hiking and camping are just a fraction of all there is to do. Our Buena Vista Outpost is the perfect basecamp for all your Colorado adventures.

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Where the Gold Rush Began

The quaint mining town of Idaho Springs was once a hub for the gold rush after the first gold in the state was discovered there in the mid 1800’s. Now, it’s an under-the-radar destination for mountain recreation. Clear Creek provides whitewater rafting for all ability levels just 30 minutes outside of Denver. The surrounding peaks provide the perfect topography for our via ferrata and ziplining. Swing into the idyllic downtown for a quick bite or a post-tour, locally brewed beer. You’ll still have plenty of time to get back to the city.

man fly fishing in the middle of the river during Colorado fall.

Colorado's Namesake River

Not many travelers have heard of Kremmling, CO, but everyone knows of the river that flows through it. The headwaters of the mighty Colorado River are just a short distance east of our outpost, and rafting the “Upper C” provides a stunningly beautiful and relaxing experience. Wildlife abounds on a stretch that’s perfect for the whole family. Fly fishing holes hide around every bend. Add a UTV tour to explore the wilds around Kremmling.

Other Adventure Opportunities

Colorado is a destination for outdoor adventures and for good reason. No matter which corner of the state you’re planning to visit or what age and excitement level your group has, AVA has a trip to fit your needs. Whitewater rafting from mellow to high adrenaline. Aerial tours both thrilling and scenic. Fly fishing for beginners and experienced anglers. Horseback riding and off-roading allow you to explore the surrounding landscape. Take full advantage of your time in this magical place.

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Find us across Colorado! Use our handy map to determine the activities convenient to your destination.

A thrilling moment captured as a raft plunges down a steep drop, surrounded by cascading whitewater.

24 Hours in Browns Canyon

Experience Colorado’s best overnight whitewater rafting. This trip provides a unique way to explore the most popular stretch of whitewater rafting in the country as you paddle and camp in the heart of Colorado’s Rockies.

Polaris RZR UTV with Colorado's fall leaves in the background.

Polaris RZR 2 Hour Rental+ Scenic Float Package

Looking to kick up a little dirt and then wash it off? Experience the best of Colorado’s outdoors on our full-day UTV Rental and Scenic Float adventure package!


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Polaris RZR Full Day UTV Rental

Experience an adrenaline-filled full-day adventure through the awe-inspiring terrain of Kremmling, Colorado with our new UTV rentals. This full-day (8 hour) UTV rental will give you all the time you need to explore the vast off-road trail system around Kremmling with either the Polaris RZR or the Polaris RZR Turbo.

An off-road UTV parked in a Colorado mountain meadow.

Polaris RZR Half Day UTV Rental

Embark on an exhilarating full-day journey through the breathtaking landscapes of Kremmling, Colorado with our latest UTV rentals. With this half-day (4-hour) UTV rental, you’ll have ample time to delve into the expansive off-road trail network surrounding Kremmling, choosing between the Polaris RZR or the Polaris RZR Turbo for your adventure.

Polaris RZR ready for a half-day adventure.

Polaris RZR 2 Hour UTV Rental

Our UTV rentals offer an unforgettable opportunity to adventure through the stunning scenery of Kremmling, Colorado. Our 2-hour UTV rental offers a shorter introduction to off-roading and a chance to explore the trail system around Kremmling.

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1/2 Day Bike Rental

With our multiple bike options, you can choose from spraying up dirt on the trails, sending it downhill at Breckenridge Resort, or cruising the recreational paths.

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Full Day Bike Rental

A full day exploring Breckenridge by bike, whether via the thrill of single track or cruising the many rec paths both in town and in the surrounding area, is the perfect mountain adventure. Scenic views, interesting detours, and sunny skies abound.


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Multiday Bike Rental

Skip the car and use a bike to navigate town for the entire vacation! Or, get out and explore everything that Colorado’s many bike paths have to offer whether single track or paved bike path.

Fishing and Boating Idaho Springs Colorado

2 Day Overnight Fishing Trip

The 2 days overnight fly fishing trip combines float and wade fly fishing and camping to create the quintessential Colorado adventure. We’ll provide the meals and gear, you just bring that fishing license and a sleeping bag (we can also provide you with one for a small fee)! A camping fishing trip allows you to cover more river miles, meaning you will wake up to a fresh, new section of river each day with different fishing prospects ripe for exploring.

People enjoying fly fishing in Colorado.

Walk & Wade Fly Fishing Trip

Explore the incredible waters of the Upper Colorado River with a knowledgeable fishing guide. It doesn’t matter if it’s your first-time fishing or you’re a seasoned angler, this trip is fit for all levels of experience.



Rock climbing in the Colorado Mountains.

The Numbers 1/2 Day + Via Ferrata

This adventure will get your heart rate up and keep it up as you embark on our Numbers + Via Ferrata full-day excursion. This rafting and climbing experience will challenge all adrenaline seekers, as you tackle some of the most difficult whitewater in the country, as well as our heart-pounding Via Ferrata course.

Group of rafts paddling through Brown's Canyon on the Arkansas River

Browns Canyon Rafting + Via Ferrata

Excitement and scenery await on your Browns Canyon + Via Ferrata full-day adventure. Climb into the Rocky Mountains and rush the rapids of the mighty Arkansas River.

Guest on the 78-foot free fall on AVA's Granite Via Ferrata course.

Colorado Via Ferrata – Granite

Adventure awaits as you conquer the cliffside on this unique mountaintop climbing experience. Feel a rush of adrenaline as you traverse across and above the Arkansas River Valley, using iron rungs, bars, and other features to ascend. Your stomach will drop on our hanging bridge and freefall flight line!

Man walking across hanging bridge on the Mount Blue Sky Via Ferrata course

The Lower Canyon Rafting + Via Ferrata

This exciting full-day adventure experience combines rafting on the Lower Canyon portion of the Clear Creek with our thrilling Mount Blue Sky Via Ferrata adventure. Get your heart rate up as you ascend the cliffside, and keep the adrenaline up with rafting on this section of class IV and V rapids.

Woman smiling while traversing AVA's Mount Blue Sky Via Ferrata course

Upper Clear Creek 1/2 Day + Via Ferrata

Spend your day venturing through the mountains on with this thrilling combo of activities! You’ll have the opportunity to challenge yourself on the water and land, as you rush class IV rapids on the Upper Clear Creek and climb high into the cliffside on our Mount Blue Sky Via Ferrata course.


Overnight Rafting Trip in Colorado


Spend an evening under the Arkansas Valley stars at AVA’s Buena Vista campground. Located at the base of several 14,000-foot peaks, access to the Colorado Trail and several other hiking trails is literally out our back door.


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Colorado Cabins

Our rental cabins at our Buena Vista outpost offer unparalleled access to outdoor activities! Stay with us before or after your adventure and wake up refreshed, ready for another day of rafting, climbing, or exploring.


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Gold Rush Rafting + Via Ferrata

On our Gold Rush rafting and Via Ferrata multi-adventure package, adventure starts strong and keeps coming. Climb high into the cliffside above Idaho Springs and the Chicago Creek on Via Ferrata course, a unique form of climbing with features built into the mountainside. You’ll then cool off over the course of 7 miles of moderate rapids on the historic Clear Creek.

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Raft Rentals & Packages

Do you have experience rafting the Colorado River? That’s perfect because we have all the rafts and gear you need to build a righteous rafting trip this season. Our full day and overnight packages come fully loaded with everything you need to enjoy some time floating down the river.


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Dowd Chute Rafting

The Eagle River, just minutes from Vail and Beaver Creek, is the home of Dowd Chute, which offers some of the most thrilling and intense rafting in Colorado.

family paddling down Upper Colorado River

Lower Eagle Rafting

The Eagle River whitewater rafting experience offers a variety of paddling for all levels of boating, and the Lower Eagle is the perfect Colorado family rafting experience.

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Shoshone Rafting

Shoshone Rapids half day takes you through Colorado’s amazing Glenwood Canyon, which is just outside of Glenwood Springs. A must-see destination for any Colorado visitor, the 1,500 foot canyon walls tower above you as you raft down this Class III river trip.


Kid giving the thumbs up sign from his raft.

Bighorn Sheep Canyon Half Day

Wanting to experience the Royal Gorge from a different perspective? After your day of rafting, take a ride on the Royal Gorge Railroad, where you’ll have a chance to relax as you admire the river, the bridge, and the granite cliffs of the Royal Gorge.

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Georgetown Loop Train Ride

Only 45 minutes from Denver, Colorado in Idaho Springs, the Georgetown Loop Railroad offers an exciting and historical opportunity to experience Colorado history. Ride on the original steam-powered or diesel-powered locomotive through Georgetown, learning about Colorado’s rich mining history and enjoying stunning scenery just outside Denver.

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Mt. Princeton Sunset Ride

See why Colorado is known for its breathtaking sunsets. Being on horseback at sunset is a memory that will last forever. This two hour ride allows you to see the vistas that make the Arkansas Valley so renowned for its scenery.

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Mt. Princeton Waterfall Ride

Ride along the scenic Browns Creek approximately 2 hours, taking in beautiful views of waterfalls along the way. The Arkansas Valley holds the most 14,000-foot peaks of anywhere in Colorado; this stunning scenery makes it one of the best places to experience a horseback ride.

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Mt. Princeton 2 Hour Ride

The Arkansas Valley is lined with 15 14,000-foot peaks – the most in one concentration in Colorado – which makes for one of the most scenic locations for a Colorado horseback ride. You’ll get views of Mt. Princeton, Mt. Yale, Ht. Harvard and Mt. Antero on this ride.


Fly fishing boat on the Upper Colorado River.

Upper Colorado 4 Hour Fly Fishing

Join AVA for a scenic fly-fishing excursion on the Upper Colorado River. Our 4- hour float trips are perfect for both novice and experienced anglers and present an opportunity to both fish and relax!

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Arkansas Valley Never-Ever Half Day Fly Fishing

The perfect introduction to fly fishing. Get an orientation and test your skills on the iconic Arkansas River in central Colorado.

woman casting fishing line in Colorado river

Arkansas Valley Never-Ever Full Day Fly Fishing

Come discover the magnetism of fly fishing in Colorado! Endless riffles, runs, pools, and overhanging brush – the Arkansas River is one of Colorado’s major waterways, great for Colorado river fishing.

Person on a Via Ferrata course.

Mount Blue Sky, Colorado Via Ferrata

Get your heart up on one of our most daring adventure trips! On our Mount Blue Sky Via Ferrata course, you will traverse the cliffside in this unique assisted climbing experience, with views of the Rockies and the town of Idaho Springs present the entire way.

Colorado Sunset Zipline

Starlight & Full Moon Zipline

Join us for one of the most exciting and popular Colorado mountain summer adventures – ziplining! The starlight zipline adventure allows you to experience AVA’s same cliffside zipline course after dark, with the moonlight zipline taking place under a full moon.

Woman ziplining in the Colorado mountains.

Mountaintop Ziplining In Colorado – Half Day

Fly between towering old-growth pine trees and cliffs on our Mountaintop Zipline, a unique Colorado experience fun for all ages. This course may be the most incredible way to see the Arkansas River valley as you experience Colorado from a unique vantage point.


Colorado Zipline Tours

Cliffside Zipline Half Day

Fly through the trees on our exciting 6-line zipline course in Idaho Springs. This trip includes features such as a dual race line, hanging bridge, and log cross, with the entire family having a blast on this half-day adventure!


Rafters with oars up along the river.

Dolores River 3 Day

This 47-mile run is full of intermediate Class III rapids with one easily scouted Class IV+ rapid thrown in to keep everyone on their toes. Tawny canyon walls are interspersed with tall Ponderosa pines. Box Elders soon appear as the canyon walls begin to back off from the river banks.


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Stand Up Paddleboard Half Day

Try the newest, most fun activity on the river – Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)! On this half-day trip, you’ll SUP 5 miles down the Colorado River. You’ll stand up or kneel on a large, surfboard-shaped board and steer with a long paddle as you navigate down the river. Prepare yourself for falling into the water, as it’s highly likely that you’ll go for a swim!


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Colorado Scenic Float-Half Day

This wonderful Colorado River float trip is a gently flowing section that is inviting to all ages. You’ll encounter a few small rapids as the Colorado River winds through the Gore Range and Mountain Ranchland.

Scenic Float Full Day

Experience the natural beauty of the Colorado River on our Full Day Upper Colorado Full Day Scenic Float trip! You’ll paddle a gently flowing section of the Colorado River that is inviting to all ages, encountering a few small class II rapids, as you wind through the Gore Range and mountain ranch land.

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Inflatable Kayaks Half Day

Looking to take charge of the river? On AVA’s Upper Colorado Inflatable Kayak ½ Day trip you can do just that! Whether you want to try something new or are seeking a little extra excitement or independence, the Upper Colorado Inflatable Kayak trip is perfect for you!

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24 Hours on the Upper Colorado

This trip offers something for everyone! Enjoy wildlife, serenity, and natural beauty that only the Colorado River can offer. You’ll have plenty of time to take in historic cabins, scenic waterfalls, and steep canyon walls towering over 100′ above your head. Bald eagles, black bears, and the endangered Colorado river otter are often seen on this fun section of the river.

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Upper Clear Creek Half Day Rafting Trip

Our Upper Clear Creek adventure will keep your paddle moving and your heart pounding as you crash through class IV rapids. Enjoy the beautiful scenery, and keep your eyes peeled for big horn sheep, otters, and other native wildlife that are commonly spotted on many of our Colorado whitewater rafting trips.

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The Lower Canyon on Clear Creek

Adrenaline seekers will love the Lower Canyon portion of Clear Creek, with opportunities to raft class IV and V rapids. This is a unique opportunity to explore some of the best whitewater in the state within a short distance of Denver.

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Phoenix Full Day

Experience Clear Creek’s best whitewater on our Phoenix, full-day advanced trip, only 30 minutes from Denver. The nonstop action on this Clear Creek river rafting trip will provide an adrenaline-pumping experience for all thrill seekers.


Gold Rush Clear Creek Rafting Adventure


Splash down the Clear Creek mining valley on our 1/3 day Gold Rush trip. Just a short half-hour trip from Denver, this family-friendly rafting adventure offers a fun outdoor adventure that everyone in your group will enjoy.

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Numbers 1/2 Day

Looking for that quintessential Colorado whitewater rafting experience? Head to the Numbers section of the Arkansas River! If you are an experienced rafter looking to take it to the next level or an adventurous beginner up for a new challenge, the Numbers rafting trip is the perfect exhilarating adventure.

group smiling through spray as they paddle down the Arkansas River

Browns Canyon 1/2 Day


Get ready to experience the best of Colorado on our Brown’s Canyon half-day trip. This family-friendly adventure rushes you down the Arkansas River and through Browns Canyon National Monument on exciting yet mellower class III rapids.


Blue River Colorado Whitewater Rafting

Blue River Express White Water Rafting Trip

Join AVA on the Blue River on this 1/3-day family-friendly rafting trip! Splash through class II-III rapids and marvel at the scenery around you as you paddle down one of Colorado’s lesser-known yet quintessential rivers.




Rafters navigating intense whitewater and spray.

Upper Clear Creek Rafting + Zipline


Package a thrilling zipline tour with the Upper Clear Creek half-day rafting trip for an adventure of a lifetime! This full-day experience combines our class IV rafting trip on the Clear Creek with our exciting and scenic cliffside zipline course.



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The Lower Canyon Rafting + Cliffside Zipline Package

The Lower Canyon and cliffside zipline multi-adventure package includes an entire day of adrenaline-pumping fun. Join us on the Clear Creek and up high on the cliffside above Idaho Springs, and experience the best of the Rockies from every angle.

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Gold Rush Rafting+ Zipline


Join us on one of our best family trips, and experience Colorado fun on the river and in the air. From our Idaho Springs outpost, paddle Clear Creek’s best family-friendly whitewater and soar through the trees on our cliffside zipline course.


Ziplining in Colorado.

Rock Climb + Zipline

Immerse yourself in the great outdoors of the Arkansas River Valley with a rock climb + zipline package! This multi-adventure package offers the opportunity to combine two unique aerial adventures in one full day of high-flying fun.

Woman on zipline in Colorado.

The Numbers Half Day + Zipline

Experience an action-packed day with two of Colorado’s best summer activities. Soar between trees on our Mountaintop Zipline course and then splash your way through nonstop whitewater on the Numbers Rafting section of the Arkansas River.

Rock climber with a spotter.

The Numbers Half Day + Rock Climb

Experience an action-packed day with two of Colorado’s best mountain activities! On this multi-adventure package, you’ll have the opportunity to raft the iconic Arkansas River on our Numbers rafting trip and climb into the cliffside on our rock-climbing adventure.


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Rappel into the Gauntlet

On this full-day whitewater rafting adventure, we’ll get your adrenaline flowing beginning with a rappel into the Granite Gorge! You’ll meet your raft for The Gauntlet as you head out for rafting the Pine Creek & The Numbers section.

Person ziplining through Colorado fall foliage

Browns Canyon Half Day + Zipline Package

This multi-adventure package will keep you energized and smiling the entire day, as you fly through the trees on our Mountaintop Zipline course and then rush the rapids on our Brown’s Canyon whitewater adventure.

group on a scenic float down the Upper Colorado

Royal Gorge Half Day

The Royal Gorge ½ Day Trip offers a thrilling whitewater adventure on the Arkansas River that is sure to excite everyone from experienced rafters to adventurous and fit first-timers. This Colorado experience features 1,100-foot canyon walls as you immerse yourself in continuous Class III to Class V white water.


River rafting in Browns Canyon, Colorado.

Royal Gorge Full Day

Spend a day in the scenic Royal Gorge! One of the most renowned white water rafting trips in Colorado, this section will take you down into the 1100-foot deep gorge, where you’ll battle continuous III-V rapids.

group smiling as they conquer the rapids

The Gauntlet – Pine Creek & Numbers

Experience the wildest rafting offered on the Arkansas River in Colorado.  On this rafting adventure, you’ll have the opportunity to navigate the Pine Creek and Numbers sections of this iconic river, rushing through class III-V rapids under towering peaks and through Colorado’s most natural areas.

group smiling and laughing as they paddle down the Arkansas River

Browns Canyon Sizzler

The full-day Browns Canyon Sizzler represents the ultimate Colorado rafting experience! This trip offers a full day of classic white water rafting through class III rapids on the Arkansas River, complete with a riverside deli style lunch.


Woman top rope climbing the cliffside.

Rock Climb Half Day

Take in the Rocky Mountain scenery while our guides cover the basics of belaying, rappelling, and setting anchors. Whether you’re looking to learn more about rock climbing or trying it for the first time this is a perfect trip for you!

A thrilling moment captured as a raft plunges down a steep drop, surrounded by cascading whitewater.

Browns Canyon Express

Experience the best of the Arkansas River on this 3/4 day trip through class III rapids and the majestic Browns Canyon National Monument. You’ll get the best of our Brown’s Canyon half-day with even more splashy fun and a later start to your day.


We have three main outposts in Idaho Springs, Buena Vista, and Kremmling with rafting on rivers throughout the state. With our outposts spread across Colorado, each location boasts uniquely stunning scenery. No matter where your Colorado trip takes you, we have an accessible adventure for you.

Our adventures cater to all ages and levels from 2 years old and up. Please read our individual trip descriptions to learn about age minimums and adventure requirements. Our trip pages also offer a convenient adrenaline ranking system to help you choose the best experience for your group.

All of our adventures are beginner-friendly, and our experienced guides will teach you all necessary skills! Some require a higher level of physical fitness than others, however, so please read individual trip descriptions to find the best fit for you.

We recommend considering the ages of your group, your party’s desired adrenaline level, and your Colorado location when choosing an outdoor adventure. Our experiences cater to all levels and ages; however, some trips and adventures are more intense than others. We are happy to work with your group to help you choose the best trip(s) for you!