2020 Update: This trip is not currently available.
This trip is the ultimate overnight white water wilderness rafting experience with ziplining in Colorado! Designed to give you all the excitement the Arkansas River has to offer, this trip starts out above Browns Canyon in the Arkansas Valley and ends ziplining at our Granite Outpost. This trip offers rafting of all levels in multiple sections, inflatable kayaks, rock climbing, rappelling and ziplining. It’s an adventure trip that will not disappoint!
Location: Buena Vista, CO VIEW MAP
Activities: White Water Rafting, Rock Climbing, Ziplining, Overnight & Multiday Rafting
Duration: Overnight Multiday
Difficulty: Level 6
River Rating: Class V
Minimum Age: 15 years old
AVA Rafting & Zipline strives to be up front with exactly what guests can expect on their trip. We’ve created lists on what not to forget when packing for your 3 Day Mild to Wild Deluxe, and AVA will also include wetsuits and splash jackets at no extra charge for your adventure.
My wife and I did the three day Mild to Wild in mid-June this year. Mike Crook and Nic were absolutely amazing. Their extensive knowledge of the Arkansas River made us feel so comfortable tackling Class III all the way to the fast-paced Class V white water. From the time we arrived at AVA in Buena Vista we were treated like family. Mike and Nic handled everything we could of possibly needed on this trip and treated us like family from start to finish. Nico was our rock climbing and rappelling guide, this guy is part mountain goat and walked us through the entire process. Anthony was our zipline guide, and just like everyone we met at AVA was a happy and well trained guide (zipline #5 is awesome). To sum it up we thought this would be a once in a lifetime trip, but after our experience we can't wait to return with our two children and share our new found love for AVA Adventures and the Arkansas River Valley. I would give them 10 stars if it was possible!