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Guided Hiking in Colorado


With so many different outdoor recreation options in Colorado, planning what to do can be daunting at times. Rafting, fishing, hiking, biking, climbing, ziplining, horseback riding; the possibilities seem endless! Well fear not, AVA is ready to make your trip planning a breeze and to provide you with unforgettable Colorado experiences. Whether you’re visiting Colorado for the first time, or are a long time local; Whether you’re on a bachelor party, or traveling with Grandma and the kids; Whether you’re rolling solo, or are planning a corporate trip for dozens… AVA is ready to be your personal travel guide by identifying the activities best suited for you, finding the perfect amount of different adventures you want to fit in, and putting it all together to ensure you have a incredible time in the Rocky Mountains.

Before we get into talking about AVA’s activities, lets quickly break down how AVA make planning your time in Colorado so you’re forever seen as a legend amongst everyone else in your group.

Colorado Zipline Guide

Location, Options, Customer Service. 

Location, Location, Location.

Staying in Denver? How about in Aspen? Breckenridge? There’s an AVA outpost near you. AVA has three different outposts; Buena Vista, Idaho Springs, and Kremmling. You tell us where you are going and our sales staff will point you towards the outpost that is best for you.

Short trip or long trip. One activity or many. Relaxing or thrilling. We have the options.

AVA has an incredibly diverse array of activities which means there is something for everyone. Our staff is ready to talk you through it in order to plan a trip completely customized for you. We offer trips as short as a few hours, 24 hour overnight trips, all the way up to epic ten day rafting trips. Zipline around the mountains of Idaho Springs, take a scenic float down the Upper Colorado River, explore 20,000 acres of trails of Kremmling on a off-road UTV, cast a fishing line on a guided trip, soar over the plains in a hot air balloon, or discover surreal scenes within Rocky Mountain National Park. We have the options.


Colorado River Guide

We don’t strive to meet service standards, we set the standard.

AVA’s goal is to set the bar for our industry. Our guide-training incredibly extensive so that they have the highest level of safety practices, knowledge of the river and surroundings, and worst punny river jokes.

AVA’s premium customer service will be noticed long before you even embark on your adventure. I’ll keep this simple here but when it really comes down to it, our wide-range of activities and knowledgable sales staff are truly the best in Colorado. The AVA sales staff is ready to help you find the perfect trip or package for those visiting Colorado for five days and want to do a different activity everyday, or help someone who simply wants to do a quick activity later that afternoon. AVA’s online “Trip Finder” can help you plan your entire trip yourself, or just get a better idea of what you might want to do before you call in and speak with a staff member to finalize your adventures. Still don’t know where to start? Take our short quiz and see some recommendations!


Rafting, Ziplining, Fly Fishing, Via Ferrata, Off-Road, UTV Rentals, Horseback Riding, Gear Rentals, Rock Climbing, Hiking, Hot Air Balloons, Train Rides, and More! Find your adventure.

Did you click “find your adventure” and learn more about all AVA has to offer? Did you? Okay, I trust you. Now that you’ve seen all that AVA has to offer, lets quickly touch on the actual locations…


Buena Vista, CO


  • Whitewater rafting trips on the Arkansas River
  • Zipline tours with AVA
  • Fly fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Rock climbing
  • Camping, both at AVA’s Campground and other local spots
  • Hot springs

Idaho Springs, CO 

  • AVA’s Idaho Springs Rafting Trips
  • Class II-III Gold Rush Beginner trip (ages 6+)
  • Class III-IV Upper Canyon Intermediate trip (ages 15+) 
  • Class IV and V Lower Canyon Advanced trip (ages 15+)
  • Idaho Springs Zipline Tours & More
  • Cliffside Zipline Tour 
  • Via Ferrata Tour

Kremmling, CO

  • Whitewater rafting trips on the Colorado River
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Inflatable Kayaking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Off-Road UTV Rentals
  • Fly fishing tours
  • Gear Rentals
  • Mountain biking
  • Camping, both at AVA’s Campground and other local spots


AVA’s mission is to provide adventure seekers with unforgettable outdoor experience and to set the bar of our industry from start to finish for every customer. Three outposts, eight rivers, zipline tours at two different locations, and a impressive catalogue of adventures; AVA has something for everyone. Want a personal travel planner who will set you up with a unforgettable “Colorado Experience”? Look no further than AVA. From our sales staff working to find your perfect trip, to the guides instructing their guests until they are comfortable and ready for action; AVA’s customer experience is unmatched.

I’ve said enough, I’ll let actual AVA customers take it from here… See what others are saying about AVA.

GREAT ADVENTURE  (Five Stars) – Joe W.

We had a great trip with AVA. We camped onsite on Friday when we arrived and the staff was great when we arrived. We had the camping sites all to ourselves. We booked an overnight rafting trip in Browns Canyon. Our guide G (Alex G.) was awesome and so were the other guides along on the trip, Joey and Zeb. We had a blast hanging out with the guides and had wonderful food along the river. I would definitely recommend AVA for anyone looking for an adventure!

AMAZING! (Five Stars) – Meagan

Absolutely amazing! Our guides Spencer and MJ were so much fun! It was 6 of us and none of us have ever done anything like this… they made the whole experience so much fun from shaking our nerves off from the beginning to solving riddles at the end. We would definitely come back and do this again with them! If you ever want to get out of your comfort zone, don’t miss out on this even if you are afraid of heights (like all of us were) and make sure when you book to get MJ and Spencer!


We did the Via Ferrara course in Idaho Springs, CO for our honeymoon. It was a blast, the course lasted about 2.5 hours, and was a decent challenge without being exhausting. We are both in our early 20’s, and in very average shape. The course was beautiful, and involved a free fall, rapel down a 90ft cliff, and several ziplines. Spencer and Emily were our guides, and they were a lot of fun! 10/10, would do again in a heart beat!


We started our vacation ziplining! This was an amazing experience and the guides and staff at AVA were awe-mazing! Anthony was our lead he was very knowledgeable, safety conscience, and was made for the position he is in!! Emily was the other amazing guide! She treated us with so much kindness and added much humor on our 2.5 hour tour. Many thanks to Miranda taking over 66 photos that we will always cherish!! Highly recommend this company and group of people. Thank you!!

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