Fractions on the Arkansas

Trip Details

Arkansas River Class III

8 Miles

Adventurous 1/2 day

May to August 15th, after August 15 please see Shoshone on the Colorado River.

Minimum age is 8 years

Location: Aspen/Snowmass/Twin Lakes

Meeting times: Aspen – 8am & Noon | Twin Lakes – 9am & 1pm

Includes: Lunch or snack

Adult Price: $112.00 Aspen/$102.00 Twin Lakes

Child Price: $102.00 Aspen/$92.00 Twin Lakes

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If you wish to book within 48 hours of your trip time, please call our shop at (970) 920-3511 . We would be happy to book for you!

This half-day class III section offers a classic, action-packed Colorado whitewater rafting experience for long-time rafters and beginners alike. This scenic stretch of the Arkansas River is defined by continuous, technical Class III whitewater rafting that offers plenty of excitement for all abilities.

Under the backdrop of the 14,000 ft. Collegiate Peak range you will paddle through rapids like The Miracle Mile, Beaver Falls, and House Rock. Because of the technical nature of this section, a fair amount of paddling is required. Participants should be interested in taking an active role in helping move their raft gracefully through the complicated boulder mazes and rock gardens that define the Fractions section.

Experienced rafters and beginners are both welcome!

What’s Included
The raft trip, shuttle, splash gear, wetsuit, snacks and lunch (when specified). Photos are not included but can be purchased online immediately after the trip!

What to Wear Rafting
We suggest wearing quick drying clothing such as non-cotton shorts and t-shirt or bathing suit. Be sure to bring waterproof sunscreen (you will be rafting at 9,000 feet where the sun is intense!), sunglasses with a retaining device, and comfortable walking shoes. We will provide you with neoprene booties, so your shoes will not be going in the river. Bring a towel and a change of clothes for the ride home.

Fractions on the Arkansas River

We provide splash gear on all of our trips, and wetsuits and helmets when appropriate.

Fractions Trip Reviews

  • 5 star ratingAwesome trip on Roaring Fork! Had an amazing half day trip on the Roaring Fork with Neil!! He was super personable, fun, gave clear instructions, and made us feel very… read more

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    5 star ratingThe cheery on top in Aspen We had a great experience! My girlfriend booked this for my birthday and I am so glad she went with these guys! Dan was a… read more

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    E. Johnson

    5 star ratingHad the best time rafting on the Middle Roaring Fork River. The Class 2 rapids were perfect for those in our group who were first… read more

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    Sarah C.
  • 5 star ratingAmazing morning on river for first time rafters If you are first timers like my family then this is the company to book. We had Chris and he was an amazing guide. We… read more

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    Katherine S.

    5 star ratingExcellent rafting experience We went on a rafting trip on the Numbers section of the Arkansas River with Brayden. I highly recommend this trip. Great rafting, even in… read more

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    Jack W

    5 star ratingGreat family fun We always come back to Aspen Whitewater for our summer rafting trips. Fractions on the Arkansas was fun a few years ago, but today we… read more

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