The Gauntlet Advanced Whitewater, AVA Cabin & Zip Line Tour
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Combine the non-stop action of a white water trip through thrilling Gauntlet with an exhilarating experience through the trees on a fun-filled Colorado zip line tour. Enjoy the best advanced whitewater and the thrill of ziplining into two action-packed days! Pine Creek is the steepest, most technical, and most continuous section of whitewater on the entire Arkansas River. Start your adventure on day 1 getting warmed up in the beautiful Granite Gorge before the river narrows to half its width and drops 200 feet in the course of a single rapid. You barely have time to catch your breath before starting on the notorious Numbers. We’ll break for a hot chicken fajita lunch.

After the rafting trip, head to the AVA Cabins for a delicious dinner and night under the stars. Start off day 2 with a nice breakfast before a wild mountaintop zipline tour! Our zipline course is integrated into the wooded and craggy surroundings of our mountainous 43-acre Gold Camp property. Take in the views of snow-capped peaks and the Arkansas River as you zip from cliff to cliff between the pine and aspen trees.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Free coffee at outpost
  • Life jackets, wetsuits, splash jackets, and helmets are provided
  • Full day rafting trip with hot, chicken fajita lunch riverside
  • Approximately 12 miles of travel down river
  • Cabin at AVA Outpost
  • 1/2 day zipline tour on Mountaintop Zipline
  • Features steepest rapid in the state of Colorado
  • Most advanced section of white water
  • Can be scouted for those who may be unsure of ability to run this section
  • Class III-V rapids throughout
  • Zipline weight maximum: 250 lbs
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Location: Buena Vista, CO VIEW MAPVIEW MAP

Activities: Lodging, Ziplining, Rafting, Overnight & Multiday Adventure Trips

Duration: Overnight Multiday

Difficulty: Level 6

River Rating: Class V

Minimum Age: 15 years old

Price:
from $384 Ages 15+

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

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

The Gauntlet + 2 Day Cabin Package is one for the books, don’t start it off on the wrong foot with having to run around for last minute items. Our goal is to be clear about everything that is included on your adventure and suggest exactly what to bring as well. Don’t worry about splash jackets or wetsuits, as AVA Rafting & Zipline provides them for all our whitewater trips free of charge.

MEALS

  • Day 1: Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 2: Breakfast

EQUIPMENT

  • PFD
  • Wetsuit
  • Splash jacket
  • Helmet
  • Zipline Harness

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • AVA Cabin
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DAY 1

  • Meet at the Granite Outpost
  • Gear up for Rafting & meet your guide
  • Break for lunch at the end of the Numbers
  • Raft to the take-out
  • Head back for dinner at the Outpost
  • Spend a night in one of AVA’s private cabins

DAY 2

  • Grab a quick breakfast from the Outpost
  • Head out for your Ziplining Tour at 9:00am
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DEPARTURE DATES & TIMES

2019 Schedule
Trips available April 27th, 2019 – August 15th, 2019

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