Exciting & Active

Mountaintop Ziplining In Colorado – Half Day

Fly between towering old-growth pine trees and cliffs on our Mountaintop Zipline, a unique Colorado experience fun for all ages. This course may be the most incredible way to see the Arkansas River valley as you experience Colorado from a unique vantage point.


The Highlights Of Your Trip

Your heart will pound as you soar between trees above the Arkansas River Valley, with the 14,000-foot Collegiate Peaks Mountain Range in the distance. This course accommodates all ages 7 and older, making it a perfect family-friendly activity to add to your Colorado itinerary.

Minimum age: 7, minimum weight: 50 lbs., maximum weight: 250 lbs.

Book this trip


How much


From $84

Ages 13+

From $79

Ages 7-12 15% off
with promo SUMMERDAZE15


What's included


  • Ziplining

Trip Length


1/2 Day


How Hard


Exciting & Active

Who can go

Minimum Age

7 years old & Up

Trip Highlights

A. What to Expect

  • 6 line zipline course over 44-acres in the Arkansas River Valley
  • High flying fun with beautiful mountain scenery the entire way
  • Unique features, including a dual race line
  • Ziplines built directly into the mountainside rathe than on raised platforms
  • Experienced and fun zipline guides

B. Trip Itinerary

  • Meet your guide and gear up at our Buena Vista outpost
  • Ride in our zip truck to the beginning of your adventure
  • Soar across 6 different ziplines
  • Take in the majestic scenery of the Arkansas River Valley
  • Return to the outpost and view photos from your trip

C. Who will love this trip?

  • Families looking for an exciting adventure for everyone in your party
  • Nature enthusiasts hoping to gain a new appreciation for Colorado’s Rocky Mountains
  • Groups with kids ages 7 and up

What to expect

On Your Mountaintop Zipline Adventure

Woman on a zipline.

Mountainside Excitement

On our mountaintop zipline course, you’ll soar over 3,500 total feet on 6 lines of zipline. You’ll be laughing with your entire group as you swing together through the trees. Finish off your adventure with our 900-foot dual race line that will leave everyone breathless and smiling from ear to ear!

Woman ziplining in the Colorado mountains.

Stunning Scenery

You’ll fly between peaks and above the Arkansas River Valley on  this one of a kind zipline experience. From your elevated vantage point atop the mountain, prepare to be captivated by the awe-inspiring panoramas of the meandering Arkansas River below and the distant Collegiate Peaks Mountain Range.

Beyond the unmatched scenery, our mountaintop zipline course offers a unique experience, as it’s intricately integrated into the natural Colorado mountainside rather than being constructed on raised platforms.

Man scaling mountain while rock climbing.

Included Gear & Packing List

All of your gear will be provided for your Zipline experience. This includes:

  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Gloves


  • Closed toed shoes that will stay securely on your feet
  • Longer shorts or pants that will fit with your harness
  • Please avoid scarves or dangly jewelry
Women riding horses in the backcountry.

Continue the Adventure

In the Arkansas River Valley and picturesque Buena Vista, adventure awaits at every turn. Whether you’re here for a day or a weekend getaway, there’s no shortage of activities to keep you busy.

  • Extend your adventure with an overnight stay in one of our cozy cabins or campsites
  • Immerse yourself further in the outdoors with activities like hiking, biking, fly-fishing, or horseback riding
  • Discover the charm of downtown Buena Vista as you sample the culinary delights of the area’s diverse restaurants and breweries. Don’t forget to ask your guide for recommendations!
  • Relax at the nearby Cottonwood Hot Springs or Mount Princeton Hot Springs

Trip Location

Rafters on smooth waters.

Buena Vista

40671 US-24
Buena Vista, CO 81211

If using Google Maps, ‘US 24 North’ is incorrect and will take you 10 miles south of us. Type in the address exactly as listed above to ensure correct directions.

On the hunt for a true mountain excursion?  Head to Buena Vista, Colorado to raft through a national monument on our Brown’s Canyon 1/2 day trip, fly above the Arkansas River Valley on our Mountaintop Zipline, or Rock Climb the majestic Granite Gorge Cliffs, where views of the majestic Collegiate Peaks will take your breath away.

AVA’s Buena Vista Outpost is located just over an hour from Summit County and under two and a half hours from Denver, Colorado.

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