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Rascal 08-27-2010 08:38 AM

River Rafting
 
I love all the white water river rafting Colorado has to offer. I travel frequently with a friend who has a house in the area, and have had the chance to ride the class 4 rapids of the Royal Gorge. Has anyone tried a class 5 trip? I hear they're very intense waterfalls, high current, etc. Any experienced rafters out there?

sprad42183 09-23-2010 10:35 AM

I have done some 5's here in WV, and there sweet. Dropping off a waterfall is pretty freaking amazing. Next time you get a chance you need to jump on it. It’s something that needs to be experienced.

ryanXmc 09-23-2010 10:59 AM

I have yet to make it to this place, but I have really been wanting to give it a shot.

U.S. National Whitewater Center.

Anyone ever been? I have only been on class 3's in the NC mtns, but that was just a tease IMO.

fsearles 10-05-2010 06:50 PM

Is rafting one of them things after you do it once you are hooked? or does it seem like some people can take it or leave it. I am interested in going to visit my friend who is a guide down the Hudson, i figured people from CO would have a very good idea.

Silverjk12 10-08-2010 11:21 AM

I did class 4 at a place right outside keystone. It was awesome! I wish I remember the name of it

Rexryman 10-08-2010 10:06 PM

I've done sone intnse class 4's and I can't realy imagen how much bigger and faster it can get!

Isopropyl 10-13-2010 07:39 PM

I don't mean to hijack the OP's thread, but where's a good place to go for a first time rafter who's no stranger to water near the Fort Collins/Denver area?

ponderer 10-18-2010 05:40 AM

Some really beautiful scenery to be seen rafting the Arkansas near Buena Vista.

Rascal 10-19-2010 09:23 AM

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Originally Posted by ponderer (Post 27364)
Some really beautiful scenery to be seen rafting the Arkansas near Buena Vista.

I think we have been on the Arkansas River it was very beautiful, doesn't it go through Canon City?

gassaway 01-16-2011 03:59 PM

I am planning on taking my 5 year old and my 9 year old nephew this summer which sites are the best for bigginers.


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