Rafting

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  • Aspen Whitewater Trips

Choose Your Own Adventure!

Experience some of Colorado's best whitewater rivers. Our fun-loving, award winning, and entertaining guides are guaranteed to make you smile. Add their vast river experience and local knowledge to the mix, and they will give you an adventure you will never forget. Whether you are interested in a scenic float or in the most radical waves around, Blazing Adventures is the place to call. 

We offer trips on three nearby rivers: the Roaring Fork River located in the heart of Aspen, the Colorado River located forty scenic miles down valley, and the Arkansas River, which offers a spectacular drive over Independence Pass.

Click on the trips listed below to find out more and book your trip! Remember, book by June 15th and save 10% off our walk-in rate!


  • Upper Roaring Fork - AM Half Day

    The Upper Roaring Fork was named Thunder River by the Ute Indians to describe the rumbling sound that comes to life in early spring. This section features beautiful scenery, wildlife, and exceptional whitewater on class III rapids. This section’s close proximity to Aspen and Snowmass makes it one of our most popular trips. Good for beginners as well as experienced rafters.

    Upper Roaring Fork - AM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Rafting
    Duration: 
    AM Half Day
    Destination: 
    Roaring Fork River
    Skill Level: 
    Intermediate
    Ages: 
    8-12 years (varies with water levels)
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    Adult Rate: 
    $95.00 $85.50
    Child Rate: 
    $85.00 $76.50
  • Upper Roaring Fork - PM Half Day

    The Upper Roaring Fork was named Thunder River by the Ute Indians to describe the rumbling sound that comes to life in early spring. This section features beautiful scenery, wildlife, and exceptional whitewater on class III rapids. This section’s close proximity to Aspen and Snowmass makes it one of our most popular trips. Good for beginners as well as experienced rafters.

    Upper Roaring Fork - PM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Rafting
    Duration: 
    PM Half Day
    Destination: 
    Roaring Fork River
    Skill Level: 
    Intermediate
    Ages: 
    8-12 years (varies with water levels)
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    Adult Rate: 
    $95.00 $85.50
    Child Rate: 
    $85.00 $76.50
  • Slaughterhouse Raft - AM Half Day

    A Magnificent, awe-inspiring, spine-chilling, non-stop action ride! This river peaks May – July and is a true Class IV experience…not for the timid. It features some of the most technical boulder gardens in Colorado. Technical and continuous paddling required – experienced rafters only! Good physical fitness is a must! Charge rapids like the infamous six-foot waterfall drop (a professional photographer awaits to capture your plummet).

    Slaughterhouse Raft - AM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Rafting
    Duration: 
    AM Half Day
    Destination: 
    Roaring Fork River
    Skill Level: 
    Advanced
    Ages: 
    16 years and older
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    Adult Rate: 
    $100.00 $90.00
  • Slaughterhouse Raft - PM Half Day

    A Magnificent, awe-inspiring, spine-chilling, non-stop action ride! This river peaks May – July and is a true Class IV experience…not for the timid. It features some of the most technical boulder gardens in Colorado. Technical and continuous paddling required – experienced rafters only! Good physical condition is a must! Charge rapids like the infamous six-foot waterfall drop (a professional photographer awaits to capture your plummet).

    Slaughterhouse Raft - PM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Rafting
    Duration: 
    PM Half Day
    Destination: 
    Roaring Fork River
    Skill Level: 
    Advanced
    Ages: 
    16 years and older
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    Adult Rate: 
    $100.00 $90.00
  • Lower Roaring Fork Raft - AM Half Day

    Excellent for families with young children or anyone interested in river ecology. This section features stunning views of 12,953 ft. Mount Sopris, as we float through eagle nests, heron rookeries, gorgeous scenery and get to enjoy some fun class II whitewater. Beginning at Carbondale and ending just below Glenwood Springs on the Colorado River. 

    Lower Roaring Fork Raft - AM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Rafting
    Duration: 
    AM Half Day
    Destination: 
    Roaring Fork River
    Skill Level: 
    Easier
    Ages: 
    6-12 (varies with water level)
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    Adult Rate: 
    $111.00 $99.90
    Child Rate: 
    $101.00 $90.90
  • Lower Roaring Fork Raft - PM Half Day

    Excellent for families with young children or anyone interested in river ecology. This section features stunning views of 12,953 ft. Mount Sopris, as we float through eagle nests, heron rookeries, gorgeous scenery and get to enjoy some fun class II whitewater. Beginning at Carbondale and ending just below Glenwood Springs on the Colorado River. 

    Lower Roaring Fork Raft - PM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Rafting
    Duration: 
    PM Half Day
    Destination: 
    Roaring Fork River
    Skill Level: 
    Easier
    Ages: 
    6-12 years (varies with water level)
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    Adult Rate: 
    $101.00 $90.90
    Child Rate: 
    $91.00 $81.90
  • Numbers - AM Half Day

    Experience the thrill of “Numbers 1-7” featuring a 6-foot waterfall drop in Number 5. Six miles of Class IV rapids on the Arkansas River. Previous river experience is recommended and you must be in good physical shape. Helmets and wet suits will be provided. Includes a riverside lunch. Minimum age 16 years.

    Numbers - AM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Rafting
    Duration: 
    AM Half Day
    Destination: 
    Arkansas River
    Skill Level: 
    Advanced
    Ages: 
    16 years and older
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    Adult Rate: 
    $118.00 $106.20
  • Brown's Canyon

    A scenic drive over Independence Pass followed by an amazing day rafting through America's newest National Monument! This trip features some exceptionally beautiful scenery and some of the best whitewater in the state. Class III & IV rapids. Total river distance is approximately 14 miles; total trip time is approximately 8-9 hours, including transportation. Includes a riverside lunch.

    Brown's Canyon
    Activities: 
    Rafting,Scenic Tours
    Duration: 
    Full Day
    Destination: 
    Arkansas River
    Skill Level: 
    Intermediate
    Ages: 
    8-12 years (varies with water level)
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    Adult Rate: 
    $124.00 $111.60
    Child Rate: 
    $114.00 $102.60
  • Shoshone Raft - AM Half Day

    Our most popular trip has withstood the test of time! Experience excellent Class III whitewater, followed by a stunning float through majestic Glenwood Canyon. The rapids create an exhilarating section of unforgettable whitewater. Younger children and less adventurous adults can join the trip after the Class III rapids. Includes a BBQ lunch at our private takeout.

    Shoshone Raft - AM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Rafting,Scenic Tours
    Duration: 
    AM Half Day
    Destination: 
    Colorado River
    Skill Level: 
    Intermediate
    Ages: 
    6-12 years (flexible)
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    Adult Rate: 
    $121.00 $108.90
    Child Rate: 
    $111.00 $99.90
  • Shoshone Raft - PM Half Day

    Our most popular trip has withstood the test of time! Experience excellent Class III whitewater, followed by a stunning float through majestic Glenwood Canyon. The rapids create an exhilarating section of unforgettable whitewater. Younger children and less adventurous adults can join the trip after the Class III rapids.

    Shoshone Raft - PM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Rafting
    Duration: 
    PM Half Day
    Destination: 
    Colorado River
    Skill Level: 
    Intermediate
    Ages: 
    6-12 years (varies with water level)
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    Adult Rate: 
    $111.00 $99.90
    Child Rate: 
    $101.00 $90.90
  • Triple Shoshone Raft - PM Half Day

    Rapids, rapids, rapids!!! For action lovers, this trip is a blast. Test the Class III rapids not once, not twice, but thrice! Nestled in the deep gorge of majestic Glenwood Canyon, the Shoshone Rapids section of the Colorado River comes to life in July. We run the Shoshone Rapids three times, taking a new line on each run. During late August and September this section is often viewed as the best whitewater in the state!

    Triple Shoshone Raft - PM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Rafting
    Duration: 
    PM Half Day
    Destination: 
    Colorado River
    Skill Level: 
    Intermediate
    Ages: 
    10-12 years and older
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    Adult Rate: 
    $121.00 $108.90
    Child Rate: 
    $111.00 $99.90