Know Before You Go(CFS, Swimming Techniques and Gear)

Posted by on May 9, 2021 in Gear, Gear Rentals, Raft Guide, Rafting, Summer, Uncategorized
Know Before You Go(CFS, Swimming Techniques and Gear)

CFS CFS or Cubic Feet per Second is a measurement used in the whitewater community. This measurement is the volume and speed of the water flowing in a river at any given point. CFS is calculated by multiplying the river’s width, depth, and speed of the water. High CFS means the water is flowing fast […]

Where Can I Raft in Colorado this Spring?

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 […]

8 Tips on Planning Your Private Rafting Trip in Spring 2021

8 Tips on Planning Your Private Rafting Trip in Spring 2021

Private rafting trips in Colorado can be a ton of fun, but they can also be a bit difficult to plan, especially in the springtime where weather conditions can change dramatically by the day. So, we are going to go over our eight best tips for a spring trip! 1. Plan for any weather condition! […]

Our 5 Favorite Riverside Campsites in Colorado

Our 5 Favorite Riverside Campsites in Colorado

We’re not too far away from river season here in Colorado!  After the spring snow storms begin to melt, we will be blowing up boats, donning drysuits, and sending it into those icy fresh waters. With the beginning of rafting season approaching, this also marks the beginning of summer camping.  Colorado has some amazing riverside […]

Top 5 Most Famous Rivers to Raft in South America

Top 5 Most Famous Rivers to Raft in South America

A common occurance among American raft guides is heading to South America to take advantage of some warm weather and incredible rivers to navigate in their country.  With beautiful cities, lush rainforests, and amazing rivers, South America is an unbeatable destination.  Visitors can trek through the jungle, swim in the ocean, dive off waterfalls, and […]

5 of Our Favorite Rivers to Raft Out West in the Winter

5 of Our Favorite Rivers to Raft Out West in the Winter

If you’re anything like us, you’re still on the hunt for that whitewater adrenaline fix well after the majority of the rivers here in Colorado dissipate to un-raftable water levels.  Lucky for us, there are still options to get out on the river throughout the winter season.  Not every river in the western United States […]

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know You Needed for a River Rafting Trip

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know You Needed for a River Rafting Trip

As the river season is nearing it’s end and shifting towards the winter snow; we’re ready to start preparing for the rafting season next spring.  Budgeting for essential gear and planning out your bigger purchases is the smarter move instead of scrambling last minute and paying full price for every item.   In March through April, […]

The Upper Colorado River near Kremmling, CO: Water level, conditions, and more.

The Upper Colorado River near Kremmling, CO: Water level, conditions, and more.

The Upper Colorado River is the perfect place for rafting, kayaking, SUPing, fishing, camping, or simply enjoying the beautiful river banks. Before your next river adventure, it is very important that you get up to date information on how the river is flowing. Check out our latest river update, and subscribe to our YouTube channel […]

4 Fall Rafting Trips on the Colorado River near Breckenridge, CO

4 Fall Rafting Trips on the Colorado River near Breckenridge, CO

By: Lysianne Peacock The Colorado River is the perfect destination for a scenic fall float trip. While you will not be able to find big rapids near Breckenridge in the fall, that doesn’t mean you can’t spend the day on the river. Rafting in the fall is a great option for a number of reasons: […]

6 Tips for Beginners on your First Private River Rafting Trip

6 Tips for Beginners on your First Private River Rafting Trip

Written by: Katie Schneider We know the transition from commercial rafting trips over to private river excursions can seem daunting.  Our team is here to help make this process as easy as possible, because what’s better than some time on the water and a night camping under the stars?  Check out these 6 tips to […]