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The Numbers Half Day + Rock Climb

Experience an action-packed day with two of Colorado’s best mountain activities! On this multi-adventure package, you’ll have the opportunity to raft the iconic Arkansas River on our Numbers rafting trip and climb into the cliffside on our rock-climbing adventure.


The Highlights Of Your Trip

On this adrenaline-packed, full day experience you will raft one of the steepest sections on the Arkansas River and choose from multiple climbing routes catered to all skill levels. If you are an experienced rafter or rock climber looking to take it to the next level or an adventurous beginner up for a new challenge, this is the trip for you!

Minimum age: 15, maximum weight: 250lbs.

Book this trip


How much


From $198

Ages 15+ 15% off
with promo SUMMERDAZE15


What's included


  • Rock Climbing
  • Rafting

Trip Length


Full day, no lunch


How Hard


Heart Pounding

Who can go

Minimum Age

15 years old & Up

What AVA’s RAFTING + ROCK CLIMB looks like

What to expect

On Your Whitewater Rafting + Rock Climb Adventure

Adventurers on a white water rafting trip.

Trip Overview

From our Buena Vista outpost, enjoy the Arkansas River Valley’s best intermediate/advanced whitewater and rock climbing in one convenient package. On the rock-climbing portion of your adventure, our experienced guides will teach first timers the basics and help more experienced climbers navigate more adventurous sections. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn belaying, rappelling, and knot tying.

The other half of your day Include’s rafting the Arkansas River on Colorado’s best whitewater on our Numbers half-day trip. The Numbers rafting offers narrow channels, steep drops, and technical maneuverings as you travel through boulder-strewn canyons and gorgeous valleys, making this rafting trip one to remember!

Woman preparing to begin her rock climbing adventure.


  • Thrilling whitewater rafting on 6 miles of the Arkansas River
  • Paddle through 8 class III-V rapids
  • Climb high into the Granite Gorge Cliffs
  • Learn belaying, rappelling, knot tying, and more
  • Options for multiple climbing routes for beginner through more advanced climbers
Rafters with oars up along the river.

Trip Itinerary*

  • Meet at the Buena Vista Outpost
  • Gear up for Rock Climbing in Granite Gorge
  • Break for lunch – please pack a lunch to enjoy between adventures
  • Gear up for the Numbers 1/2 Day Rafting
  • Meet your guide & hit the rapids!
  • Paddle together through Class III-IV rapids
  • Shuttle back to the outpost
  • Review photos from your trip

*For some trips, the order of adventures may be switched. Please check your individual booking for exact details.

Rafting gear set along side the launch point.

Included Gear and Packing List

All of your gear will be provided for your rafting excursion. This includes:

  • PFD
  • Wetsuit
  • Splash jacket


  • 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 guide

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.


Yes, please pack a lunch to enjoy between adventures.

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