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Denver: Middle Clear Creek Beginners Whitewater Rafting

1. Denver: Middle Clear Creek Beginners Whitewater Rafting

Hungry for adrenaline-filled fun? Take on the Clear Creek in Denver for a beginners level whitewater rafting experience. Go through a safety talk with your guides before setting off into the beautiful canyon and make a splash as your crew paddle downstream. Make your way to the rafting center and meet your awesome crew for the day. Enjoy a short safety briefing and study the route you'll be taking down the middle Clear Creek rapids before getting wetsuited up and into the water. Encounter several continuous class I-II rapids and let the water carry you over the edge as you paddle to keep your raft straight. Lean into the thrill as you crash down Initiation Falls, Castle Falls, Mister Twister, Hightop, Speed Limit 55, and Mountain Lion. All the while immerse yourself in the wilderness of the Rocky Mountains and admire the picturesque landscape surrounding you. Keep an eye out between the splashes for wildlife that makes its home in the canyon. Reach the bottom of the Creek and spend time celebrating with your crew and exchanging stories, realising that your adventure into whitewater rafting has only just begun.

Denver: Upper Clear Creek Intermediate Whitewater Rafting

2. Denver: Upper Clear Creek Intermediate Whitewater Rafting

Admire breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains on an advanced whitewater rafting experience in Denver's Clear Creek. Go through a safety talk with your guides before setting off into the beautiful canyon and crashing down the twisting sections of the river with the adrenaline in full flow. Make your way to the rafting center and meet your awesome crew for the day. Enjoy a short safety briefing and study the route you'll be taking down the upper Clear Creek rapids before getting geared up and into the water. Cascade past idyllic canyon scenes and immerse yourself in this 8-mile section of thrill-inducing class III - class IV rapids. Paddle furiously with your hardworking crew to power along the Creek and reach the next drop. Travel past the remains of the historic gold rush in Argo Mill, which used to have the longest tunnel in the world, and keep an eye out for wildlife in the backdrop of the breathtaking Rocky Mountains. Reach and conquer tough rapids sections like Phoenix, Deliverance, Outer Limits, Nomad, and Fall River for an unforgettable dance with nature. Make it to the bottom of the Creek and spend time celebrating with your crew, wondering what challenge is next.

Denver: Lower Clear Creek Advanced Whitewater Rafting

3. Denver: Lower Clear Creek Advanced Whitewater Rafting

Head to the Clear Creek in Denver and prove your skills on an advanced level whitewater rafting adventure. Go through a safety talk with your guides before setting off into the beautiful canyon. Crash through Double Knife and the Terminator and discover the relics of the gold rush. Make your way to the rafting center and meet your awesome crew for the day. Enjoy a short safety briefing and study the route you'll be taking down the lower Clear Creek rapids before getting geared up and into the water. Start out paddling through this 10-mile stretch of raging water, one of the most demanding in the country at high flows and still fast-paced and challenging at lower flows. Feel the adrenaline pumping through your body as you battle the class IV-V rapids. Travel past the remains of the historic gold rush in Argo Mill, which used to have the longest tunnel in the world, and keep an eye out for wildlife in the backdrop of the breathtaking Rocky Mountains. Immerse yourself in the thrill of the ride as you lose track of time, meeting face to face with intense rapids like Double Knife, Terminator, Corkscrew, and Hell's Corner. Make it to the bottom of the Creek and spend time celebrating with your crew, wondering what challenge is next.

Near Denver: Clear Creek Intermediate Whitewater Rafting

4. Near Denver: Clear Creek Intermediate Whitewater Rafting

Enjoy challenging class III-IV whitewater rapids on this guided rafting trip from Idaho Springs. Feel the rush of non-stop rapids with this intermediate experience. Meet your guide and get set up with your helmet and personal flotation device. Head out on an adventure that ensures you will get wet and that your adrenaline will be pumping. Paddle through the rapids “Nomad,” “Fall River,” and “Deliverance.” Ramp up the excitement level with the grand finale Class IV “Outer Limits,” then journey through the historic gold mining town of Idaho Springs on the second most rafted river in Colorado which has more rapids per mile than any other river in Colorado. Soak up natural landscapes on a creek that flows through Clear Creek Canyon in the Rocky Mountains, directly west of Denver, and descends through a long gorge where it emerges on the Colorado Eastern Plains and eventually joins the South Platte River.

Denver: LoDo Craft Beer Guided Walking Tour

5. Denver: LoDo Craft Beer Guided Walking Tour

Taste your way through the historic Lower Downtown district of Denver as you visit 4 hand-picked microbreweries to sample seasonal and local ales, lagers, and stouts. Take a guided 1.5-mile walk through the LoDo and Ballpark districts and visit fantastic microbreweries to sample beer along the way. Make 4 stops on your tour and go behind the scenes of the brewing process, visit a brewpub that began a nationwide franchise, and drink in the brewery founded by the governor. Learn about the city's history and how it became the capital of craft beer. Discover why Denver is dubbed the “Napa Valley of Beer” from your tour guide, share a drink with them, and ask them all your beer-related questions.

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My group of 4 had a wonderful time. Our guide Luke was awesome! He kept us informed & entertained. The trip was well worth the time & money. Cool& refreshing!!!

I had an amazing time. The whole team was very experienced. Took safety seriously. I enjoyed my time and will definitely pick the same company again.

Sam our rafting guide was excellent,. She was personable, friendly and knowledgeable. The office staff was helpful and pleasant.