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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 2 weeks ago

    At first my kids was not so exited to go on this trip giving all kind of reasons, mainly claiming it is risky trip. The guide was very (let me say) professional in motivating the family to enjoy the trip, he was fun, friendly, and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Naser_Q8y
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had so much fun on our trip with Noah....thrills in the rapids and fun swimming in the slow stretches! It was a day to remember!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank ann_pr1969
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    These guys really do know how to give you a good time. My wife was extremely nervous getting on the raft but our guides confidence and sensitivity towards her anxiety got her in the boat and from that moment on she was hooked. Ben, our...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 69jaxdad
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We thoroughly enjoyed our rafting trip. Our guide was friendly, funny, experienced and professional. It was a good first go for us as a family at white water rafting. We felt safe and we all agreed we want to go again when we get the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank 4ZZZZs
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Had loads of fun rafting with wife and three sons ages 9, 12, 17. The guides are extremely friendly and outgoing and good-spirited, making it all the more fun from start to finish (including the bus ride). They also do a lot of the heavy...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Daniel G
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    Mark T
    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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