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OVERVIEW

You’ll be in awe at the scenery along the Lower Canyon portion of Clear Creek, as well as the impressive 150 feet/mile gradient of this stretch of whitewater. Class V rapids will keep you paddling and your heart pounding through some intense rapids such as Guide Ejector, Hell’s Corner, and Corkscrew. You’ll take a short breather after you get out of the river to break for lunch and refuel before you head up the cliffside. AVA’s Via Ferrata tour will introduce you to mountaineering by having you traverse along iron rungs, try some assisted rock climbing, rappel down a 70-foot rock face, and indulge in a 50-foot free fall. You’ll finish up the adventure with three ziplines above Chicago Creek.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Morning rafting intense Class V rapids on Clear Creek
  • Afternoon cliffside Via Ferrata tour above historic Idaho Springs
  • Free wetsuits and splash jackets included
  • Total time on water: approx. 1.5 hours (this varies greatly depending on water levels)
  • Minimum age 15 years old
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Location: Idaho Springs, CO VIEW MAPVIEW MAP

Activities: Via Ferrata, Rafting

Duration: Full Day

Difficulty: Level 6

River Rating: Class V

Minimum Age: 15 years old

Price:
from $233 Ages 15+

Visitors Rated 5.0 / 5.0 based on 437 ratings for Clear Creek Rafting Tour.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

You’re in for an awesome adventure with this AVA Rafting & Zipline package! Make sure you’re prepared by taking a peek at the suggested items and gear lists before your trip. Not to worry about wetsuits and splash jackets, AVA provides both for every rafting tree free of charge. At other outfitters you may find yourself throwing in an extra $20 unexpectedly to keep yourself warm on the water.

EQUIPMENT

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

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 Idaho Springs Outpost
  • Gear up for the Lower Canyon rafting trip
  • Meet your guide
  • Battle the Class V rapids on Clear Creek
  • Shuttle back to the Outpost

  • Break for lunch – you can pack a picnic to eat along the riverside or head to short distance to downtown Idaho Springs for a bite to eat
  • Gear up for the Via Ferrata
  • Hop in the Zip Truck and make your way up to the Via Ferrata
  • Traverse along the cliffside
  • Conclude your trip with the last few lines of AVA’s Cliffside Zipline tour
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DEPARTURE DATES & TIMES

May 25th – August 5th
Daily
10:30 AM

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