Trip Details

Colorado River Class III

12 miles

Adventurous 1/2 day

mid-August thru mid-September

Minimum age is 6 years

Location: Aspen/Snowmass

Meeting times: 8:30 am // 12pm

Includes: Lunch AM / Snack PM

Adult Price: $115.00 Morning / $105.00 Afternoon

Child Price: $105.00 Morning / $95.00 Afternoon

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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!

Late in the summer, when other rivers are running low, the mighty Colorado shines, and Shoshone is one of the river’s best runs in its namesake state. Coursing for 12 miles through majestic Glenwood Canyon, this half-day trip starts off with a bang, sending you immediately into exciting class III rapids before letting up enough to give you a chance to admire the towering cliff walls.

You might even spot some wildlife. Rafters have seen bighorn sheep and marmots, and a lucky few have even spied black bears. Seasoned paddlers to never-evers 6 and up willing to do moderate paddling will all love this late-summer classic.

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.

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

Shoshone 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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