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Pack plenty of adventure into one day with AVA’s Rafting + Rock Climbing package!  Head out on the excursion with our experienced guides.  They will coach you along the rock face above the Arkansas River Valley, then lead you tediously down the river rapids during the afternoon.  We have options for all skill levels, so bring the whole family!

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WHITE WATER RAFTING AND ROCK CLIMBING COLORADO 

Buena Vista is the perfect destination for you and your crew, as you can do a multitude of activities from this location only!  View the Collegiate peaks in the Arkansas Valley from a new height while climbing the cliffs, and venture through world-class whitewater under Colorado’s big sun.

WHAT TO EXPECT ROCK CLIMBING AND RAFTING

We want you to enjoy everything Colorado has to offer in the simplest way possible, that’s why we created adventure packages so you can try your hand at plenty of adventure… all in one day!

When you arrive at our outpost north of Buena Vista, our experience guides will get you all geared up for your rock climbing trip.  You’ll navigate your way up the rock face and learn the in’s and out’s of climbing before you head back to our outpost to indulge on chicken fajitas with all the fixings.

After you fill your bellies, you’ll make your way to the river and hit some incredible whitewater.  The Browns Canyon is a popular run with mid-class rapids, while the Numbers are a bit more thrilling and will push you to your limits.

RAFTING AND ROCK CLIMBING TRIP DETAILS

  • Located at our Buena Vista Outpost: Buena Vista is convenient to Breckenridge, Keystone, Vail, Beaver Creek, Colorado Springs and Aspen
  • Pair rock climbing with high-adrenaline rafting, perfect for ages 15 and up and good physical fitness levels
  • Hot chicken fajita lunch is provided onsite at our Granite Outpost in our lunch tent
  • All rock climbing gear included
  • Wetsuits, splash jackets and helmets included for the rafting

WHITEWATER RAFTING OPTIONS

We offer plenty of options for all ages and levels of athlete.  Families will enjoy the Browns Canyon, a world renowned stretch of whitewater, while those looking for some heart pounding adventure will opt for the Numbers part of the Arkansas River.

Try some of our overnight packages to camp along the riverside and schedule multiple days of whitewater fun!

  • The Numbers Wyldride + Rock Climb Package

  • Navigate your way up a rock face then ride the classic Class IV Numbers in a mini, 9-foot raft!  You’ll learn everything you need to know about basic rock climbing, or even expand your existing knowledge.  Start your morning going through orientation for those beginner’s, then climb high above the Arkansas Valley to catch some breathtaking views.  After, we’ll have a sizzling chicken fajita lunch back at the outpost before heading to the river for the afternoon.  You’ll run the rapids in a 9-foot raft called a “lemon”.  Due to the size of the raft, the extremity of the rapids will be amplified and will be sure to give you a thrilled ride!

  • The Numbers Half Day + Rock Climb Package

  • Combo two of Colorado’s favorite activities and have a fun-filled day out of our Buena Vista outpost!  Our experience guides will greet you with a smile when you arrive in the morning and get you prepped for venturing up the rock face.  You’ll get the option to try out plenty of different climbing routes to test your skills.  After, you’ll swing by the outpost for a delicious chicken fajita lunch and get geared up for an afternoon on the river.  The Numbers is equipped with narrow channels, steep drops, and technical maneuverings to navigate as you make your way through the canyon.

  • Browns Canyon Half Day + Rock Climb Package

  • This family friendly outing is definitely a must for your next Colorado vacation!  Spend your morning on the rock face, learning all the basics of climbing and advancing your skills on multiple routes.  Our experienced guides are there to support you and give you pointers to become the best climber you can be!  Enjoy some mouthwatering chicken fajitas back at our outpost before you gear up to run the river.  The infamous Browns Canyon stretch of whitewater is one of the most popular rapids in Colorado, and perfect for those of all ages and experience levels.