What the 2021-2022 Winter Forecast Means for Spring 2022 Rafting
The rafting season in Colorado goes from the cool mornings of May to the warm nights of September. This 4-month rafting season requires a lot of runoff to make it all the way through, so a good winter and heavy snowpack is essential for a full rafting season bursting with whitewater. The Farmer’s Almanac is a great […]
Where Can I Raft in Colorado this Spring?
Happy Spring, ya’ll! As our snow slowly melts, our rivers will begin to fill, the Colorado outdoor experience is shifting from skiing to rafting. It is almost time to throw your skis in storage and break out your paddles. If you do not have paddles, AVA Rafting & Zipline has you covered. We have three […]
Best Whitewater Rafting Near Vail Colorado
Looking to go rafting in Vail? Well, the good news is there is a plethora of options. There is anything from mild and scenic to wild and adventurous for your next rafting adventure near Vail, Colorado. From the Colorado River to the Arkansas, the options are vast, so let’s dive in to what option is […]
5 Questions to Ask Yourself While Planning a Whitewater Rafting Trip
By: Alison Stevens Colorado is home to many excellent sections of rivers for rafting. Along with that comes many companies with the ability to take you down river. If you’re like me sometimes the number of trips they offer can tend to be a little overwhelming. So instead of stressing I have come up with […]
5 Great 2019 Spring Rafting Trips In Colorado
Beginning in early May, the spring rafting season in Colorado offers a number of great rafting trips for adventure-seekers of all skill levels, from beginner rafters looking to experience their first Colorado rafting adventure to seasoned whitewater experts. Expect a great Whitewater Rafting Season With heavier-than-expected snowfall in the Rockies so far this winter, the […]
What Colorado Rivers are Still Runnable in November 2018?
As winter approaches in the Colorado Mountains many people forget the rivers and look to the ski resorts. It’s wonderful seeing all that fresh white powder on the peaks. However, for that very dedicated boater there is still one river option in the mountains that you can take a run on. The Colorado River The […]
It’s Whitewater Rafting Permit Season!
Planning a float down a popular river this year? You better be prepared! January is the month to get all your permit applications filled out, as many are due within the first two months of the year. Grab a cold beverage, sit down with your rafting crew, and dive into the tedious task of paperwork […]
River Recipes for Rafting Trips
With Colorado’s beautiful summer just beginning, it’s time to start planning your overnight rafting trip. Make sure you have all of your gear, your closest friends and family, and most importantly: ingredients for all of the meals you’ll be making riverside! We have lots of meal tips and recipes to make your adventure run smoothly. Start your […]
Adventures at the Frisco Kayak Park
Summit County, Colorado is the crown jewel of the Colorado ski and snowboard scene but sheds a new light over the summer months. Summit County boasts 5 world class ski resorts all within 50 miles of each other but over the summer time the local attention switches from snow sports to water and pedal sports. This area is […]
Best Summer Camping Spots in Colorado
Whether you are looking for a secluded campsite away from your busy life or a simple spot with great views, Colorado is your summer camping destination. With all the outdoor activities such as hiking, rafting, fishing, and ziplining in these spots, there truly is something for everyone. Mount Princeton Campground Located in Buena Vista, this campground is perfect for those who can’t […]