The Lower Canyon Rafting + Cliffside Zipline Package
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OVERVIEW

Two great adventures in one amazing package! The Lower Canyon + Cliffside Zipline package will fill your day with adrenaline-pumping fun. You’ll start the morning on our Cliffside Zipline tour, voted the Best Zipline in the Rockies by Elevation Outdoors. With 6 incredible ziplines and 6 thrilling elements like our “”Surf Zip,”” Jungle Bridge, Dual Race Line, Bridge of Doom & more, our zipline will get your blood pumping!

After the zip, we will break for lunch. Bring a picnic to enjoy on our creekside deck or head into town (2 min drive, 5 min walk) to grab a quick bite in town.

After lunch, it’s time for some rafting! After a short ride downstream, we will blast down the Lower Canyon of Clear Creek and enjoy one of the most continuous and difficult sections of whitewater in the Colorado Rockies. Just 30 minutes from Denver, this continuous, steep, technical section of Clear Creek whitewater rafting will keep your paddle moving through the 150 ft/mile gradient drop.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Less than 30 minutes from Denver!
  • Includes free wetsuits and splash jackets
  • Free coffee at the outpost
  • Advanced+ half day rafting trip on Clear Creek in Idaho Springs
  • Cliffside Zipline Tour including 6 lines, aerial elements such as the FREE FALL and Surf Zip!
  • Perfect for the adventurous family and friends!
  • Zipline weight maximum: 250 lbs
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Location: Idaho Springs, CO VIEW MAPVIEW MAP

Activities: Rafting, Ziplining

Duration: Full Day

Difficulty: Level 6

River Rating: Class V

Minimum Age: 15 years old

Price:
from $178 Ages 15+

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

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

Don’t stress the day of your trip and scramble around the get the correct gear together, check out the lists of gear and suggested items we’ve compiled for you so you don’t forget anything. AVA Rafting & Zipine also provides splash jackets and wetsuits for no extra cost to you, which you won’t find at many other rafting outfitters in the area.

EQUIPMENT

  • PFD
  • Wetsuit
  • Splash jacket
  • Helmet
  • Zipline Gear

WHAT TO BRING

  • Shoes that stay secure to your feet
  • No crocs or flip flops!
  • Fleece and/or quick dry clothing
  • Waterproof sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Cash to tip your raft & zip guides!
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ITINERARY

MORNING

  • Meet at the Idaho Springs Outpost
  • Gear up for the Cliffside Zipline
  • Hop in the Zip Truck & drive through town to the course
  • Soar across 6 lines & various thrilling elements
  • Descend the final 450 ft line right up to AVA’s backyard

AFTERNOON

  • Break for lunch – head into Idaho Springs or pack a picnic
  • Gear up for the Lower Canyon Rafting
  • Meet your guide
  • Battle the rapids of the Lower Canyon
  • Head straight into advanced whitewater with Upper & Lower Beaver Falls
  • Paddle together through the Nixon Rapids, then straight into advanced+
  • Navigate through Double Knife, Hell’s Corner, Guide Ejector & Corkscrew rapids
  • Shuttle back to the Outpost
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DEPARTURE DATES & TIMES

May – August
Daily
10:00 AM

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