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Glenwood Canyon Half-Day Raft Trip

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US$ 59.00
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    What to Expect
    Your experience starts by meeting at the Defiance boathouse in No Name, CO in beautiful Glenwood Canyon (which is just 2 miles east of the community of Glenwood Springs). There, we will gear you up, talk about the trip, and introduce you to your river pro. Then we'll shuttle up the canyon to Shoshone where we will put-in on the Colorado River. You'll find action right away as we navigate down the Class III Shoshone section. We'll follow that up with 2+ hours of scenic canyon float with occasional splashes and opportunities to jump in the water through lower Glenwood Canyon and into the community of Glenwood Springs.

    Class I–III 

    Trip Length: 2 1/2 hours to 3 hours (dependent on river flow)

    Departs daily @ 9:00am and @ 1:00pm

    Check-In is 45 minutes prior to departure

    Requirements: Paddlers must weigh at least 50lbs to raft through the Shoshone rapids. Paddlers under 50lbs (but over 30lbs) will join us at Grizzly Creek, which is just below Shoshone rapids.

    Rapids aren’t your thing? No worries. We can still get you out there by putting-in below the Shoshone rapids at Grizzly Creek (aka the Scenic Canyon Half-Day Float).
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Defiance Rafting Company
    2h 30m
    • Personal Flotation Device (PFD) aka, lifejacket
    • Helmet
    • Optional use of wetsuits, river booties, and splash-jackets
    • Snack, drink, post trip swag for Happy Paddlers (guests 12 and under).
    • Shuttle
    • No additional fees and taxes
    • Free hotel pickup and drop-off upon request with 24-hour notice
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival. Please arrive 45 minutes prior to trip departure.
    • 24-hour cancelation policy (outside = full refund; inside = partial refund up to 50%)
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews the river lots of fun running fast professional experience my favorite part time slot whole team guide jeremy only complaint out of state first timers great experience glenwood canyon super fun t shirts awe inspiring big waves
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My husband booked this and honestly, I was terrified to go. The staff immediately set me at ease and I thoroughly enjoyed it. We will definitely return to do the full day adventure! The Defiance Rafting crew and specifically our guide were amazing and very...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Christinanovo
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Our first time in Colorado as a family. We had a blast on this water rafting adventure. Jeremy our guide was awesome!! He made it so much fun that we forgot how scare we were at first. Defiance rocks!!!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank JessicaFromVA
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My 74 yr old mom and I went on this adventure together and had a blast! All the guides worked well together and were very personable and FUN. We went in the morning and it was a perfect day. I would highly recommend this rafting...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Amber S
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We had a blast with Taylor as our guide! All of the guides are fun and playful. The equipment and location were perfect. We can’t wait to go back!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank noeln520
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Beautiful hot day so great to be out on the water, couple of exciting rapids. Great guide with interesting stories about the area. Will do this again

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank LorraineM4
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    16 September 2019|
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    depends on the date. I used Defiance Rafting. Web site is easy to navigate.
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