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Our 3 Day, 2 Night river rafting trip on the famous Colorado River is an experience you’ll never forget. Float through beautiful canyons, play in an inflatable kayak and try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding. You’ll paddle through class II and even a class III rapid on this Colorado River rafting trip. In the evening enjoy beautiful riverside camping with hearty meals and a sky full of stars. This remote overnight river trip also offers a chance to see Colorado wildlife, jump in the refreshing river, play in the sand, and chat by the campfire.

We provide all camping gear except your personal sleeping bag. This includes thick sleeping pads and tents. We also provide everything else you’ll need at camp such as chairs, firewood, water, and delicious meals. Our river guides double as private chefs and will whip up some tasty fare while entertaining and taking care of you!

Kids 5 & up can enjoy this overnight Colorado rafting trip, so this makes for a truly unforgettable family river trip. Also great for groups!

AVA is a Licensed River Outfitter – Issued by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Includes wetsuits and splash jackets free of charge
  • Tents and sleeping pads included
  • Sleeping bags available for rent
  • Includes optional time on inflatable kayaks and SUP boards
  • Free time at the camp for fishing (CO fishing license required), playing cards, personal beverages and s’mores.
  • Time to try inflatable kayaks (‘duckies’) and Stand Up Paddleboards
  • The train runs riverside this entire trip including at night when camping
  • Minimum age 5
  • 3 days, 2 nights through the scenic gorges and rolling mountains of the Upper Colorado River
  • Day 1: 4hrs | Day 2: 6hrs | Day 3: 2hrs | 30 mile raft trip
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Location: Kremmling, CO VIEW MAPVIEW MAP

Activities: Rafting, Overnight & Multiday Adventure Trips

Duration: Overnight Multiday

Difficulty: Level 2

River Rating: Class II

Minimum Age: 5 years old

Price:
from $599 Ages 13+
from $559 Ages 5-12

Visitors Rated 5.0 / 5.0 based on 172 ratings for Colorado River Rafting Tour.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

One of the most beautiful three days you could indulge in is AVA’s 3 Day Upper Colorado River Float. When you choose to go on an overnight adventure with AVA, we’ll provide all camping gear except for sleeping bags on your trip. We also include wetsuits and splash jackets at no extra charge, unlike a handful of other outfitters that will charge you up to $20 extra a person.

MEALS

  • Day 1: Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch

EQUIPMENT

  • PFD
  • Wetsuit
  • Splash jacket
  • Helmet
  • Tent & Sleeping Pad for Camping

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • 2-nights of Riverside Camping (tent provided)
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DAY 1

  • Meet at the Kremmling Outpost at 8:00 AM
  • Gear up & meet your guide
  • Shuttle to the Colorado River at Pumphouse
  • Hop in your raft and paddle the river!
  • Break for deli-style lunch near Radium
  • Continue through the Red Gorge
  • Class III rapid Yarmony
  • Pull off & set up camp
  • Free time for fishing, SUPing, kayaking & more
  • Riverside Spaghetti dinner prepped by your guide
  • Night 1 under the stars by the notorious Colorado River

DAY 2

  • Fresh coffee, french toast & eggs to start the day
  • Pack up for Class II float to Rancho Del Rio
  • Break for Pasta Salad lunch
  • Continue down the river through sandstone walls of Yarmony Mountain
  • Pull off & set up camp
  • Delicious dinner of steak, potatoes, caesar salad & garlic bread
  • Night 2 under the stars of the Colorado River

DAY 3

  • Wake up to a hot, delicious egg breakfast
  • Pack up & head back out on the water
  • Continue downstream through Basalt & Gypsum Canyons
  • Arrive at Catamount
  • Break for Chicken Salad Sandwich lunch
  • Shuttle back to the Outpost
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DEPARTURE DATES & TIMES

May – October 28th, 2018
Fridays
8:30 AM

2019 Schedule
Trips available May 17th, 2019 – October 27th, 2019

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