Get Outside With Wilderness Aware Rafting
Imagine yourself traveling through the American West on a quintessential road trip across some of the most beautiful terrain that this amazing world has to offer. Where are you going to stop? There are so many options: The Grand Canyon, Yosemite Park, Las Vegas, The Rocky Mountains, and the list goes on and on. However, if you’re going to be passing through Colorado or Arizona, two of the most beautiful states here in this amazing country, there is no question about what you have to do while you’re there. If you’ve never been white water rafting before, now is the time to start, and there is no better company to begin your journey than with Wilderness Aware Rafting.
What is White Water Rafting?
For some people, white water rafting might be some far-fetched concept dreamed up by adrenaline junkies who don’t care about putting their bodies in danger. This couldn’t be further from the truth. While there is white water rafting that can be dangerous, there are plenty of options for people who have never even stepped on a raft before. There are various grades of rapids, so you can choose to go on a route that is more relaxing or you can choose to go on a route that will get your heart thumping a little bit. There is something for everyone.
Why Choose Wilderness Aware?
There are many companies out there that offer white water rafting services, so you may be wondering what sets Wilderness Aware apart from the competitors. Unfortunately, this article isn’t long enough to do the company justice in how they set themselves apart from everyone else who is doing this kind of work. Here are just a few of the reasons why Wilderness Aware is a great choice:
- Free continental breakfast for customers
- Clean restrooms and changing rooms
- A photo team to get you a souvenir
- Licensed food preparation facility
- Plenty of shade and a picnic site
- Rental gear is cleaned after each use
- Renewable energy used on the property
As if all of this were not enough, Wilderness Aware is rated number one on TripAdvisor, one of the most trusted review websites on the internet. If this article isn’t enough to convince you, you can always get on TripAdvisor and see all of the wonderful things that people have to say about the company and its staff.
What Types of Trips are Offered?
There are options for pretty much everyone at Wilderness Aware no matter what your age or level of experience is. They offer both half and full-day trips, multi-day trips, group trips, family trips, inn-to-inn trips, scout troop trips, adult trips, youth group trips, and advanced rafting trips.
The half-day and full-day trips are the most popular, and they are usually done in the Browns Canyon on the Arkansas River. People usually have trouble deciding whether the half-day trip or the full-day trip is better for them, so here is a quick break down of the difference.
The full-day trip starts in Buena Vista about two and a half hours south of Denver. It goes through three rapids in the very beginning before slowing down into calmer waters. After floating along for a little while, adventurers will stop and have a relaxing lunch. Following lunch, rafters go into the beautiful Browns Canyon before hitting a couple stronger rapids and ending the day. This option is great for people who have a lot of energy and want to get out and explore.
The half-day trip begins south of the office at Fisherman’s Bridge, and it’s similar in length to the first half of the full-day trip. This option is good for people who have younger children or people who are still just a little bit unsure about whether or not white water rafting is for them.
Another option for the people who really want to get out and experience nature is the multi-day trip. There are three different choices for the multi-day trip: two days, three days, and five days. All of these trips begin at the same location- just north of Buena Vista at the start of The Narrows section. The company provides all of the meals on these trips, including coffee, so all you have to worry about is keeping yourself dry and having fun.
If camping isn’t really your thing, you can still do a multi-day trip with the inn-to-inn trip. Not only do you get to enjoy the nature and the rapids, but you also get to enjoy all of the comforts of home at the all-inclusive inns. You have all of your meals provided and get happy hour drinks and appetizers.
If you still aren’t convinced that white water rafting is for you, that’s ok. Wilderness Aware also offers all kinds of other fun adventure style activities. They offer both horse riding tours throughout the beautiful scenery of Colorado and zip lining high up above the ground. Both of these options are exciting, and they can also be combined with white water rafting for an adventure filled vacation.
Get Out There Today
The United States has some of the most beautiful scenery that you can find in the entire world, and a lot of it is in the West. Colorado and Arizona are stunningly beautiful, so if you have the opportunity to get out and explore these states you should take the opportunity in a heartbeat. Since these states are known for their outdoor adventure activities, it is the most ideal time in your life to try out a new sport.
If you’re looking for an experienced, reliable company to guide you through your trip, look no further than Wilderness Aware Rafting. They have packages for all types of people and adventurers, and they can walk you through all of the options so you get the best package for you and your group. Even if you’re a little bit unsure about whether or not you’re ready for a sport like white-water rafting, you definitely will not regret it if you decide to give it a try.
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