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Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center

23850 US Highway 285 S, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9571
(719) 395-3335
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Rafting Upper Browns Canyon

What an awesome time!! Jason, our guide, was amazing! Loved every minute-will book him for our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cherie S
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2 Great days kayaking Browns Canyon

I just had 2 fantastic days kayaking with RMOC. These guys are really the best in the business... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jason W
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We are the premier outpost for outdoor adventure in the Arkansas River Valley, offering professional instruction and guided trips. River activities include kayaking, rafting, duckies, and stand-up paddling. On land we conduct rock climbing trips at six different locations and also have access to over 200 miles of mountain bike trails. Choose you own adventure at RMOC!
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23850 US Highway 285 S, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9571
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome time!! Jason, our guide, was amazing! Loved every minute-will book him for our Numbers trip next season!

Thank Cherie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just had 2 fantastic days kayaking with RMOC. These guys are really the best in the business. Everyone I came across there was friendly, professional and nothing but helpful. I scheduled a 2 day private lesson, not sure what to expect and I have...More

Thank Jason W
Brandon S, Owner at Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to write about your experience with RMOC! Tommy is an excellent kayak instructor and I will definitely pass on your appreciation. We look forward to paddling with you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I work in Salida for the summers and always have to raft with this company! 2 years in a row now I've gone with RMOC. I love that it's a smaller company and they really make you feel welcome and taken care of. We had...More

Thank Codi M
Brandon S, Owner at Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We really appreciate your support and taking the time to write about your adventures with us! We look forward to your next adventure!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We will ALWAYS use RMOC for our white water adventures on the Arkansas. Each member of our family (ranging in age from 10-67) had a blast. As our guides, Kate and Rich brought the perfect combination of calm professionalism, silly fun, education about the river...More

Thank Mariana G
Brandon S, Owner at Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad you had a great trip down the Arkansas River! Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with Kate and Rich! We hope to adventure with you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an absolute amazing time rafting with Kate on the Upper Browns Canyon trip. I cannot recommend this company or instructor more. We had so much fun and Kate was very informative about the water and landscape. We can't wait to go back in a...More

Thank Ann L
Brandon S, Owner at Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to write about your experience with Kate and RMOC! We look forward to paddling with you again soon!

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Just wanted to say that we(Ryan, Megan and Rob) had two awesome trips with RMOC. First trip (8/7) was down Browns canyon. Grant was our guide and rock-n good time. Because it was so awesome we signed up for the Royal Gorge on 8/9. R2...More

Thank rwatkins71
Brandon S, Owner at Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you decided to raft with us while you were visiting Colorado! We had a blast getting to know your family and we can't wait to adventure with you again!

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Enjoyed a trip through Browns in a 9ft. raft. Grant, our guide, did a superb job. RMOC has their own put in for the Browns Canyon trip so didn't have to shuttle to the put in. Also, suggested we camp at Chalk Creek Campground which...More

Thank Gary T
Brandon S, Owner at Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Gary! We're glad you had a great trip and hopefully we'll be able to adventure with you again soon!

Reviewed 11 August 2017

We had a fabulous time in the whitewater of the Arkansas River with our guide, Jason. Jason knows the river well and expertly handled our raft. He inspired confidence and made our trip so much fun. He is knowledgeable about Brown's Canyon and can provide...More

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Brandon S, Owner at Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with RMOC. We're glad that you enjoyed your trip with Jason! We look forward to adventuring with you again!

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We did a full day private lesson with Kate. She figured out exactly what we needed and we were able to learn a ton of skills and run a section of the river in the afternoon. I highly recommend her as an instructor, she is...More

Thank Meg M
Brandon S, Owner at Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

We're so glad that you were enjoyed your kayaking lesson with Kate! She is an amazing instructor and we will let her know how much you enjoyed the day. Thanks for taking the time to write a review and hopefully we'll be paddling with you...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

We had a great time kayaking down the Arkansas river. They customized our trip to make it a perfect experience. Our guide Tucker did a great job and made everyone feel confident and safe. It was the highlight of our Colorado Trip. Thanks Tucker! I...More

Thank Rasen W
Brandon S, Owner at Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. We're glad that you enjoyed your trip with Tucker!

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