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Your morning will kick off with the most notorious stretch of whitewater in the country on AVA’s Browns Canyon trip. For a few hours, these Class III rapids will keep you paddling and gawking at the beautiful scenery through the National Monument.

You’ll take a break for lunch with food provided by AVA before you get geared up for the Rocky Mountain Via Ferrata course. The mountaineering portion of your day will start with the ground school before you traverse along the granite cliffside high above the Arkansas River Valley. Between ascending crags, rappelling down the rock face, and the incredible views, you’ll be smiling from ear to ear after your action-packed day of adventure. Experience our newest feature: the Flame line. This flight line offers a one of a kind ,heart pounding adventure as you spring from the cliff face into a 50 foot freefall with remarkable views of Buena Vista scenery the entire way!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Morning rafting Class III rapids in Browns Canyon
  • Includes lunch provided by us
  • Afternoon Via Ferrata tour at the base of the Collegiate Peaks
  • The Flame Line: an exciting 50 foot freefall!
  • Free wetsuits and splash jackets included
  • Total time on water: approx. 1.5 hours (this varies greatly depending on water levels)
  • Minimum age 12 years old, min. weight 75lbs
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Location: Buena Vista, CO VIEW MAPVIEW MAP

Activities: Whitewater Rafting Colorado, Via Ferrata, Denver, CO Ziplining

Duration: Full Day

Difficulty: Level 5

River Rating: Class III

Minimum Age: 12 years old

Price:
from $238 Adult
from $228 Youth

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

Before you venture out on your Browns Canyon 1/2 Day + Via Ferrata tour, be sure to review all of the gear lists and suggested items so you aren’t missing anything the day of your outing. When you raft with AVA Rafting & Zipline, each guest will receive a wetsuit and splash jacket free of charge for your trip. All of your gear will be provided for your Via Ferrata excursion as well, just don’t forget sunscreen for your action-packed day in the Colorado Rockies!

EQUIPMENT

  • PFD
  • Wetsuit
  • Splash jacket
  • Helmet
  • Via Ferrata Gear
  • Gloves

WHAT TO BRING

  • Shoes that will stay securely on your feet… no flip flops or crocs!
  • Fleece and/or quick dry clothing
  • Waterproof sunscreen & sunglasses
  • Cash to tip your raft & Via Ferrata guides!
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ITINERARY

MORNING

  • Meet at the Buena Vista Outpost
  • Gear up for the Browns Canyon rafting trip
  • Meet your guide
  • Paddle through the most famous stretch of whitewater in the country
  • Shuttle back to the Outpost

AFTERNOON

  • Break for lunch
  • Gear up for the Via Ferrata
  • Make your way up to the Via Ferrata
  • Traverse along the granite rock
  • Conclude your trip with a few ziplines
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DEPARTURE DATES & TIMES

Schedule
Trips available April – September
Trip runs daily at 8:30 AM

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