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A Summer Well Spent

Memories Can Still be Made, Even in this time of great uncertainty


Life may be moving slowly right now, but you don't have to.

The first few months of 2020 have certainly taken a toll on all of us.

Loss of income, quarantine birthdays, cancelled weddings, virtual graduation ceremonies, becoming a grandparent & not being able to hold your grandchild… and these are just a few of the ways life has been impacted.

Some of us have been rocked by the global pandemic. Some of us feel more alone than ever. Some of us have even lost a loved one.

Now more than ever, it’s important for us all to take a step back from our daily routines and evaluate what really matters. Our health, our family and loved ones, those putting their life on the line every day to fight this battle, and the things that ultimately bring us together: the memories we’ve made.

Nature isn’t cancelled. Summer isn’t cancelled. Adventure isn’t cancelled.

We will be taking active measures this year to guarantee the health and safety of our guests and staff. Smaller group sizes, contactless check-in, thorough gear sanitization and staff screening are just a few of the precautions we will be taking this year. You can read about all the precautions we will be taking on our Health & Safety page.

Although this summer will be unique while we continue to take extra precautions to protect our health, AVA will be ready. Ready to help you unplug and connect to the world around you. Ready to raft another 300,000 miles of river with the best adventure-seekers around. Ready to zip across mountains and scale the cliffs of Idaho Springs. Ready to guide you to a summer well spent.

At AVA, our best summer ever looks a lot like being a part of the highlight of yours.


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About AVA Rafting & Zipline

So what makes us different than the other adventure companies in Colorado? As a leader of our industry, our goal is to continually set the bar higher. From guides and training to guest service, outposts and gear, AVA will only settle for the best. We put our guides through 3 times the state requirement for whitewater rafting guides. Our zipline and via ferrata guides go through intense training by the best and most experienced aerial course manager in the industry. From your first interaction with us, whether online, over the phone or in-person, to reminiscing your trip years later, our primary goal is to provide you with exhilarating memories and safe experiences during your adventures with AVA Rafting & Zipline.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Mark Twain

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