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2020 Update: This trip is no longer available due to low water levels.

The Upper Clear Creek 1/2 Day river rafting trip provides an exciting experience for adventurous first-timers and experienced rafters. There is just enough time to warm up before you drop into the first advanced rapid on this thrilling stretch of Clear Creek river rafting! Just minutes from Denver, this continuous, steep, technical section will keep your paddle moving and your heart pounding as you crash through 8 miles of rapids such as Nomad, Phoenix Holes and Outer Limits. As you marvel at the beautiful Colorado scenery, keep a lookout for Big Horn Sheep, river otters, deer and other native wildlife that are commonly spotted on many of our Colorado whitewater rafting trips.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • About 8 miles on the river
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Location: Idaho Springs, CO VIEW MAPVIEW MAP

Activities: White Water Rafting

Duration: 1/2 Day

Difficulty: Level 5

River Rating: Class IV

Minimum Age: 15 years old

Price:
from $59-$69 Ages 15+

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

Though you’re just 30 minutes west of the Denver area for AVA’s Upper Clear Creek 1/2 Day rafting trip, you won’t want to be scurrying around the busy city the day of your adventure for last minute gear. Take a look at the lists we provide for suggestions on what to bring for this trip, but don’t worry about splash jackets or wetsuits – AVA Rafting & Zipline offers them to guests for no extra charge.

EQUIPMENT

  • PFD
  • Wetsuit
  • Splash jacket
  • Helmet

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 Upper Clear Creek guide!
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DAY 1

  • Meet at the Idaho Springs Outpost
  • Gear up & meet your guide
  • Hit the rapids!
  • Shuttle back to the Outpost
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DEPARTURE DATES & TIMES

2020 Schedule
Trips available May 11, 2020 – September 7, 2020 (pending river conditions)
Trips run 7 days a week starting at 8:00AM, 11:00AM, 2:15PM.

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