If you’re looking to stay close to the front range, our Idaho Springs outpost is located just 30 minutes from downtown Denver. Your morning will be spent navigating the rapids of Clear Creek, and your afternoon will take place traversing the cliffside above our outpost. Our Mount Evans Via Ferrata is a thrilling adventure close to Denver, and our Granite Via Ferrata in Buena Vista will have you living on the edge and smiling from ear to ear. You’ll get to try your hand at mountaineering and assisted rock climbing for a challenging new activity to take on.
IDAHO SPRINGS VIA FERRATA + RAFTING PACKAGES
Our Idaho Springs outpost hosts rafting trips, as well as a Cliffside Zipline and our Via Ferrata tour. It’s convenient location just west of the foothills will make for a great day getaway from the front range. With our Via Ferrata + Rafting package, you’ll spend the morning battling whitewater on Clear Creek, then navigate your way down the cliffside and zip back down to our outpost at the end of the day.
BUENA VISTA VIA FERRATA + RAFTING PACKAGES
Choose between family-friendly rapids through the historic Browns Canyon National Monument, or paddle some of the most difficult stretches of whitewater on the Arkansas River for the rafting portion of your trip. Pair this with AVA’s newest adventure, the Granite Via Ferrata, and you’re in for an action-packed day in the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains.
WHAT TO BRING
Since you’ll have an action-packed day of adventure ahead of you, we suggest you bring a water bottle that can be clipped into your harness for the Via Ferrata. You must wear closed-toe shoes for our Via Ferrata course, and we recommend you wear long active pants or capris. During the rafting portion of your trip, guests must wear secure shoes that you don’t mind getting wet (no flip flops or crocs), and guests should wear quick-dry clothing or a swimsuit under their wetsuit. Everyone should definitely bring a change of clothes for the Via Ferrata!