Rappel into the Gauntlet
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OVERVIEW

We’ll get your adrenaline flowing with a rappel into the Granite Gorge, where you’ll meet your raft for The Gauntlet – rafting Pine Creek & The Numbers. You’ll launch into the most advanced rafting offered on the Arkansas River in Colorado. The Gauntlet is full of Class III-V rapids and is the steepest and most continuous whitewater on the Arkansas River.

AVA runs more guests down these sections of the Arkansas River than any other company in Colorado, so you’re in good hands with highly experienced and safe river guides.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Start your day with a 75-foot rappel to your rafting waiting on the river
  • Features steepest rapid in the state of Colorado
  • Most advanced section of Arkansas River white water rafting
  • Wetsuits and splash jackets provided free of charge
  • Full Day Advanced+ Rafting
  • Approximately 12 miles of travel down river
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Location: Buena Vista, CO VIEW MAPVIEW MAP

Activities: Rafting

Duration: Full Day

Difficulty: Level 6

River Rating: Class V

Minimum Age: 15 years old

Price:
from $214 Ages 15+

Visitors Rated 4.5 / 5.0 based on 654 ratings for Arkansas River Rafting Tour.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

Not to worry, your climbing and rafting gear is all covered by AVA Rafting & Zipline – that includes wetsuits and splash jackets at no extra cost to you! We want to try to best prepare you for your trip with us, so take a look at the gear and suggested item lists that we’ve provided to know exactly what to pack for the Rappel into the Gauntlet.

MEALS

  • Chicken Fajita Lunch

EQUIPMENT

  • PFD
  • Wetsuit
  • Splash jacket
  • Helmet
  • Climbing Gear

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • Cabins & Camping Available Onsite for Additional Cost
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DAY 1

  • Meet at Granite Outpost at 7:45am
  • Gear up & head out to the rappel
  • Drop in to the Valley & rappel down to your guide
  • Load up the raft & embark on the mighty Pine Creek section
  • Break for lunch at the end of the Numbers
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DEPARTURE DATES & TIMES

May – August
Daily
7:45 AM

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