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OVERVIEW

Looking to leave the world behind? The Dolores 10-day adventure is the perfect excursion for you. Enjoy a nine night, ten day excursion rafting the entire 157-mile corridor of the Dolores. You will travel all the way to the confluence with the Colorado River at Dewey Bridge.

The Dolores River is one of the Southwest’s best-kept secrets, offering a unique combination of solitude, scenery, wildlife, and ancient history. Start your excursion at the base of the 14,000-foot San Juan Mountains, and float through pink Navajo and red Wingate sandstone walls as the Dolores carries you into the canyon. Take in Anasazi ruins and petroglyphs, an abundance of wildlife, and spectacular scenery as you take on fun Class II and III whitewater.

The Dolores River is a truly unspoiled western river, framed by the remote desert of southwestern Colorado. The banks of the Dolores are lined with huge Ponderosa pines, which create a stark contrast against the red and orange sandstone cliffs.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Departs from Cortez, CO
  • This trip is 6 days and 5 nights
  • Only offered in May/June with limited dates (call for specific availability)
  • We provide tents and sleeping pads. We also provide you a waterproof bag to pack your belongings
  • Your meals will all be prepared for you by our guides
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Location: Durango, CO VIEW MAPVIEW MAP

Activities: Rafting

Duration: Overnight Multiday

Difficulty: Level 4

River Rating: Class III

Minimum Age: 10 years old

Price:
from $1699 for ages 10+

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

The ultimate rafting trip for the ultimate adventurers only seems fitting when it’s all-inclusive… which this one is! AVA Rafting & Zipline will provide all camping gear except for a sleeping bag, and cook you meals along the river during your Dolores River 10 Day overnight trip.

MEALS

  • Day 1: Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10: Breakfast, Lunch

EQUIPMENT

  • PFD
  • Wetsuit
  • Splash jacket
  • Helmet
  • Tents
  • Sleeping Pads

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • Riverside Camping
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ITINERARY

DAY 1

  • Meet at the Mesa Verde Inn in Cortez, CO
  • Raft
  • Break for Lunch
  • Raft
  • Set up Camp
  • Dinner
  • Camp

DAY 2

  • Riverside Breakfast
  • Raft
  • Break for Lunch
  • Raft
  • Set up Camp
  • Dinner
  • Camp

DAY 3

  • Riverside Breakfast
  • Raft
  • Break for Lunch
  • Raft
  • Set up Camp
  • Dinner
  • Camp

DAY 4

  • Riverside Breakfast
  • Raft
  • Break for Lunch
  • Raft
  • Set up Camp
  • Dinner
  • Camp

DAY 5

  • Riverside Breakfast
  • Raft
  • Break for Lunch
  • Raft
  • Set up Camp
  • Dinner
  • Camp

DAY 6

  • Riverside Breakfast
  • Raft
  • Break for Lunch
  • Raft
  • Set up Camp
  • Dinner
  • Camp

DAY 7

  • Riverside Breakfast
  • Raft
  • Break for Lunch
  • Raft
  • Set up Camp
  • Dinner
  • Camp

DAY 8

  • Riverside Breakfast
  • Raft
  • Break for Lunch
  • Raft
  • Set up Camp
  • Dinner
  • Camp

DAY 9

  • Riverside Breakfast
  • Raft
  • Break for Lunch
  • Raft
  • Set up Camp
  • Dinner
  • Camp

DAY 10

  • Riverside Breakfast
  • Raft
  • Break for Lunch
  • Raft
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DEPARTURE DATES & TIMES

April Dates
17th | 20th
May Dates
1st | 17th | 21st | 22nd | 25th | 28th | 31st
June Dates
3rd | 7th | 8th | 10th | 11th | 15th

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