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What to Expect this 2024 Colorado Rafting Season

With rafting starting this weekend, we are stoked for another epic season of adventure! Our outposts in Buena Vista and Idaho Springs open for rafting […]

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Why A Whitewater Rafting Trip Is the Perfect Graduation Gift

When your child finally graduates high school, it can seem like 18+ years have passed in the blink of an eye. You are beyond ready […]

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2022 Water Level Forecasts for Rivers in Colorado

So, you are thinking of going rafting in Colorado this summer? Colorado boasts some of the best rafting– including Brown’s Canyon Monument, which Is the […]

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Five Birds You Can Watch for While Rafting the Arkansas River in Colorado

While rafting the Arkansas River here in Colorado, you’ll most likely float past an assortment of different birds, waterfowl, and even raptors. Birds and other […]

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How Does Colorado’s Winter Affect the Summer Whitewater Rafting Season?

In Colorado, winter plays a huge role in our year round climate. With as much as 75% of the states water supply coming from snowfall; […]

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AVA can be your Colorado Mountain Vacation Planner / Travel Guide

WE’RE MORE THAN RAFTING. With so many different outdoor recreation options in Colorado, planning what to do can be daunting at times. Rafting, fishing, hiking, […]