Shoshone Rafting Fall

The Colorado River Shoshone rapids are our most popular river adventure! Shoshone features unique character and spirit, with enough variety to accommodate adventurers of all levels. Located in spectacular Glenwood Canyon, Shoshone offers the whitewater enthusiast a two-mile stretch of exciting, but not intimidating, rapids. This section is typically Class III during mid-summer and fall, and Class IV in the spring. When you set off down the river, much more than paddling awaits. You will have opportunities to relax, explore, and spend quality time with friends and family while surrounded by steep canyon walls and gorgeous scenery. Depending on the time of … continued

Key Bank – Numbers Full Day Trip

Key Bank Numbers (Pine Creek) Raft Trip The Numbers Full Day adventure features a day of constant, challenging whitewater within Granite Gorge and the Numbers Sections (Class IV/V) of the Arkansas River. This trip offers continuous, action-filled rafting with pour-overs and steep drops, with notable rapids such as House Rock and Frog Rock. During the months of July and August, when the spring floods have subsided, we move back to the Granite Gorge Section. The Gorge offers similar rapids found in the Numbers such as Maytag and Triple Drop (aka Three Sisters) and the most famous, the Pine Creek Rapid … continued

Next Level 2027 Shoshone Rafting

Next Level 2027 The Colorado River Shoshone rapids are our most popular river adventure! Shoshone features unique character and spirit, with enough variety to accommodate adventurers of all levels. Located in spectacular Glenwood Canyon, Shoshone offers the whitewater enthusiast a two-mile stretch of exciting, but not intimidating, rapids. This section is typically Class III during mid-summer and fall, and Class IV in the spring. When you set off down the river, much more than paddling awaits.  You will have opportunities to relax, explore, and spend quality time with friends and family while surrounded by steep canyon walls and gorgeous scenery. … continued

THE HOBBS GLENWOOD CANYON EXPRESS!

From the lazy river…. To this!!! It is that time of the year to come together as a family for a new adventure! Our Shoshone rafting trip is a perfect mix of exhilarating whitewater and scenic floating through the iconic Glenwood Canyon. This trip includes Class II-IV whitewater and requires no previous rafting experience. The first 2 miles — The Shoshone Section — offers the whitewater enthusiast exciting but not intimidating Class III-IV rapids. These first two miles, about 20-30 minutes, requires rafters to be over 50 pounds. For anyone under 50 pounds, but at least 30 pounds, or those … continued

LAX – Shoshone

Once again we are excited to host your team for a fun adventure while here for the Vail Shootout Lacrosse Tournament. Your group has a private trip scheduled for July 7th. Just click the Book This Trip link to get your spot reserved. The Colorado River Shoshone rapids are our most popular river adventure! Shoshone features unique character and spirit, with enough variety to accommodate adventurers of all levels. Located in spectacular Glenwood Canyon, Shoshone offers the whitewater enthusiast a two-mile stretch of exciting, but not intimidating, rapids. When you set off down the river, much more than paddling awaits. … continued

Rollin with Dolan Shoshone Rafting

Come join Remi and Tim on an unforgettable rafting adventure on the Colorado River! Due to unforeseen circumstances, they were unable to celebrate this amazing moment in their lives with others. They are looking forward to seeing each and every one of you on the river! Our Shoshone rafting trip is a perfect mix of exhilarating whitewater and scenic floating through the iconic Glenwood Canyon. This trip includes Class II-IV whitewater and requires no previous rafting experience. The Shoshone Class III-IV rapids offer the whitewater enthusiast a two-mile stretch of exciting but not intimidating rapids. You will have opportunities to relax, … continued

Browns Canyon Full Day

Browns Canyon Full Day The most popular trip on the Arkansas River, Brown’s Canyon is considered by many to be one of the best sections of whitewater in the world! A pool drop river famous for its exciting rapids and calm stretches, it is breathtaking Colorado scenery among classic Colorado whitewater. Our awesome guides will take you through the famous Brown’s Canyon rapids, such as Zoom Flume, Big Drop, and the Toilet Bowl! This beautiful, remote canyon offers calm waters great for families, groups, first- timers, and even experienced whitewater rafting enthusiasts.  Guests visiting Vail or Beaver Creek can book … continued

Guided Inflatable Kayak Adventure

Guided Inflatable Kayak Adventure The Guided Inflatable Kayak River Adventures or Duckie, is an exciting way of going down the river! Safe, suitable for anyone in search of adventure. This is an opportunity to have more challenge and freedom than that of a traditional raft trip. With absolutely no previous river experience necessary. Under the guidance of one of our kayak guides, these steady opened kayaks maneuver with ease, and make even the smallest wave seem much bigger and more exciting.  Enjoy a mix of relaxing calm water, exciting whitewater rapids and beautiful scenery.  All necessary gear is provided. The … continued

Sporting Clays

Sporting Clays Ready … aim … fire! Sporting Clays are a challenging, fun and competitive clay target game. Come enjoy shooting shotguns at our spectacular location in Glenwood Canyon at Bair Ranch.  From novice to the most experienced, each class is tailored to the individual guest. Start by shooting 1 clay pigeon at a time, and work your way up to shooting multiple clays from all different directions. Each group experience can be customized from relaxed fun to competitive. Ammunition, clays, ear and eye protection are included. Never held a gun? Not a problem, one of our experienced range masters … continued

Evening Horseback Ride

Evening Horseback Ride in Glenwood Canyon Enjoy two hours in the saddle during the best time of the day!  Riding in the cooler evening temperatures is the ideal way to enjoy the majestic Western Colorado Rocky Mountains! From the stables, you will climb in elevation and cross a natural mesa meadow which provides opportunities to overlook the Colorado River winding lazily through Glenwood Canyon. As you leave the meadow and continue to ascend, look for wildlife and take in amazing panoramas of aspen groves, cedar forests, and the surrounding mountains and canyons.  Views of the valleys and walls of spectacular … continued

ATV Evening Adventure

ATV Evening Adventure Enjoy breathtaking views of valleys and snow-capped peaks during the best time of the day! This trip will allow you to enjoy the cooler temperatures and a higher chance of spotting wildlife while you explore a network of wide mountain trails within Glenwood Canyon on our private authentic Colorado working ranch. A great mix of exploring, sightseeing, and adventure; don’t forget your camera! See the wildflowers in gorgeous mountain meadows and the local wildlife in the mountains! Experienced guides lead the way making frequent stops and setting a pace conducive to all riders. This tour has the … continued

Advanced Oars – Instruction

Advanced Oar Training Prerequisites: Previous Class III experience. This course can take 2 tracks. Track 1: Follows more technical skills navigating steep narrow sections requiring “must make” maneuvers. Quick reactions to the unexpected is the name of the game. Topics include single oar navigation, micro eddy catching, advance scouting strategies, boat and swimmer recovery including flip drills. Track 2: Follows more “Big Water” or Canyon style navigating. This track is more suited for the person looking to explore more Multi-day excursions. Topics include advanced rigging and planning concepts for extended travel, advance scouting strategies, boat and swimmer recovery including flip … continued

Oar Training – Instruction

Essentials to Rowing Prerequisites: None This course begins with the basics of rigging techniques and general equipment review. Basic stroke work on Flatwater to learn the skill necessary before moving on to Class II sections. In the afternoon moving water refining on skills learned. Guest to guide ratio never more than 3:1 River Navigation Prerequisites: Essentials or previous Class II experience. This course is a follow up to Essentials Course or someone who has experience rowing Class II. After a brief evaluation of your current rigging and boatman skills, we set out to work on Eddy catching/peel outs (icl. midstream), … continued

Iron Mountain Hot Springs

Iron Mountain Hot Springs offers 16 NATURAL mineral hot springs soaking pools and a freshwater family pool with jetted spa.  All surrounded by mountain views along the Colorado River.  Buy your tickets now to get a 10% discount.  Use code V-LAKOTAVV for your online purchase.  

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, with America’s only mountain-top theme park above Glenwood Springs, offers cave tours, thrill rides, dining, children’s activities, special events and more. This is a MUST-SEE!  The new gondola (opening Mid-March, 2019), will enhance your adventure with a faster ride to and from the park and no stops! Buy tickets for your adventure now to get a 10% discount.  Use code V-LAKOTAVV for your online purchase. Complete the online E-waiver to whiz through check in at the base of the gondola!  

Half Day Upper Colorado Wilderness Adventure

The wild and scenic Colorado River offers spectacular mountain scenery and a high likelihood of wildlife sightings. A favorite river run for locals and guides. Located within the spectacular Rocky Mountains, this river run flows through meadows, valleys, and canyons. A great introduction to whitewater rafting and a perfect get away from it all! During this river adventure you may check out some historical mining cabins, or enjoy a swim in some wonderful swimming holes. Simply relax and let us show you the best of Colorado’s wilderness! For that added excitement, reserve one of our inflatable duckies for your group. … continued

Fishing

Anderson’s Fish Camp is guide owned and operated; something we are very proud of. We realized that a fly fishing trip was really an experience that we, as guides, curated through love ,passion, and dedication for what we do.After working hard for a major fly fishing shop for over a decade each; we decided to make our business “o-FISH-al” in 2019. We want a personal experience for each guest; from the initial booking to the end of the trip, and we hope to continue to impress you. We believe our strength comes with our experience and ability to share our craft, which keeps our guests feeling right at home … continued

Paragliding

If you have ever dreamed of flying, or gazed up at the birds soaring above, longing to join them, this is your chance to live that experience!  Adventure Paragliding does not have any age restrictions.  Our weight limit tops off at about 260 pounds; please call us if you have any questions about this.  You will be with us for about an hour, with the flight itself lasting between 15-20 minutes. Please note, this activity departs from our Glenwood Springs Office, located about a 45 minute drive from The Vail Area.

Gift Cards

Purchase a Gift Card to be used on any of our activities. During checkout you can add the recipient’s name, email, and a personal note. They will receive a certificate via email immediately. To print and give to them later, use your own email address instead, and you will receive the certificate.

2 Hour Horseback Ride

2 Hour Horseback Ride Two hours in the saddle is the ideal way to enjoy the majestic Western Colorado Rocky Mountains! From the stables, you will climb in elevation and cross a natural mesa meadow which provides opportunities to overlook the Colorado River winding lazily through Glenwood Canyon. As you leave the meadow and continue to ascend, look for wildlife and take in amazing panoramas of aspen groves, cedar forests, and the surrounding mountains and canyons. Within 20-minutes you’ll begin to see views of the valleys and walls of spectacular Glenwood Canyon. Hoof Notes All riders under 18 years old … continued

1 Hour Horseback Ride

1 Hour Horseback Ride Come join us for Horseback rides within spectacular Glenwood Canyon. The one hour ride meanders through ranch roads, single track trails, quiet wooded forests, and grassy fields. The hour-long rides show off the tranquility of Bair Ranch nestled within the walls of Glenwood Canyon. Riders of all levels will enjoy this ride. For anyone with no previous riding experience, we would recommend this ride. This ride has a nice, comfortable pace. This trip is only offered Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, for dates before or after that check out our 2 Hour Horseback Ride. Hoof … continued

ATV 2 Hour Adventure

ATV 2 Hour Adventure This tour is specifically designed for first-time riders and families. You’ll be introduced to the sport in a safe and exciting environment. Enjoy breathtaking views of valleys and snow-capped peaks while you explore a network of wide mountain trails within Glenwood Canyon on our private authentic Colorado working ranch. A great mix of exploring, sightseeing, and adventure; don’t forget your camera! See the wildflowers in gorgeous mountain meadows and the local wildlife in the mountains! Experienced guides lead the way making frequent stops and setting a pace conducive to all riders. This tour has the option … continued

Offroad Tour

We invite you to join us on our 5,500 acre, historic Bair Ranch. This beautiful retreat is a sixth-generation, private working homestead that climbs above spectacular Glenwood Canyon overlooking the Colorado River. Travel back in time as you explore this ranch. Enjoy majestic peaks, the Colorado River, and Glenwood Canyon. While you traverse the property, take in Colorado’s abundant wildflowers with views of Mount Sopris in the distance. Relax while our knowledgeable guides share the area’s history and geography with you. As you climb out of Glenwood Canyon, you may see some of Colorado’s famous wildlife, including elk, big horn … continued

Arkansas 2-Day Overnight Intermediate

This trip includes two days of exciting Class III whitewater rafting, bridged by a comfortable overnight camping experience on the Arkansas River. While you relax around a riverside campfire, enjoy a glass of wine. Your guides will prepare a wonderful dinner that will satisfy even the hungriest of appetites. We offer a choice of fillet mignon, pineapple teriyaki chicken, salmon, baked potato, and a tossed salad. Also, be sure to save a little room for our very own pineapple upside-down cake. After your relaxing evening, enjoy a restful night’s sleep either in your tent and sleeping bag, or even just … continued

Upper Colorado 2-Day Overnight

The best trip for those who love to camp in beautiful White River National Forest. Enjoy the Upper Colorado River over the course of two relaxing days, while building memories of a lifetime. Our guides will take you down the river following John Wesley Powell’s historic journey. This spectacular wilderness river trip offers a combination of Class II whitewater and crystal clear calm stretches. So you will enjoy wonderful swimming opportunities, picture taking, and relaxation as you drift lazily down this storied path. This spring-fed river flows from high alpine meadows, and is a perennial guide favorite to get away … continued

Numbers (Pine Creek) Full Day

The Numbers Full Day adventure features a day of constant, challenging whitewater within Granite Gorge and the Numbers Sections (Class IV/V) of the Arkansas River. This trip offers continuous, action-filled rafting with pour-overs and steep drops, with notable rapids such as House Rock and Frog Rock. During the months of July and August, when the spring floods have subsided, we move back to the Granite Gorge Section. The Gorge offers similar rapids found in the Numbers such as Maytag and Triple Drop (aka Three Sisters) and the most famous, the Pine Creek Rapid (V), which is optional for our Class … continued

Numbers Half Day Rafting

Located on the beautiful Arkansas River, the Numbers (Class IV+) has steep, rocky, technical rapids for the adventure seeker. This section is filled with continuous rapids, requiring lots of paddling. Impressive views of the Collegiate Peaks towering over 14,000 feet above sea level will also catch your eye. In addition, you will find seven distinct rapids numbered 1-7. An incredible adventure for the whitewater enthusiast and for experienced rafters looking for a physical challenge! This trip is conducted by our Arkansas River Operation, Colorado Rafting Adventures (CRA), located in Buena Vista, Colorado.

Browns Canyon Half Day Rafting

Browns Canyon Half day Browns Canyon National Monument features memorable rapids, spectacular scenery, remote canyons, and the towering Collegiate Peaks. Browns is a pool-drop river famous for its exciting rapids, so it is perfect for adventurous rafters! Families, groups, first-timers, and even experienced whitewater rafting enthusiasts will revel in the challenge and the beauty.  Our awesome guides will take you through the famous rapids such as Zoom Flume, Big Drop, and the Toilet Bowl. In a 10-mile journey, you will have the opportunity to see protected wildlife, enjoy picturesque canyon walls, and experience Colorado’s finest whitewater.  Between the class III rapids, … continued

Glenwood Canyon Shoshone Rafting

The Colorado River Shoshone rapids are our most popular river adventure! Shoshone features unique character and spirit, with enough variety to accommodate adventurers of all levels. Located in spectacular Glenwood Canyon, Shoshone offers the whitewater enthusiast a two-mile stretch of exciting, but not intimidating, rapids. This section is typically Class III during mid-summer and fall, and Class IV in the spring. When you set off down the river, much more than paddling awaits.  You will have opportunities to relax, explore, and spend quality time with friends and family while surrounded by steep canyon walls and gorgeous scenery. Depending on the time of … continued