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Vail Rafting Season: 2017 Trip Overview

Timberline Tours offer Whitewater Rafting on the Shoshone section of the Colorado River near Vail Colorado - photography by Doug Mayhew | WhiteWater-Pix.com

The Vail rafting season follows a seasonal dynamic, with factors including snowmelt, weather, and local river conditions all determining which stretches of river are prime for rafting. At Timberline Tours, we offer guided whitewater rafting trips on the Colorado River, the Eagle River, and the Arkansas River, but usually not all at the same time… Read more »

Vail Rafting History

Vail Rafting History

Timberline Tours has an adventurous history from beginning in the ski tourism industry to developing into the world-class Vail rafting and jeep tour outfitter that it is today. Along the way, Timberline Tours guides have pioneered rafting on Vail’s rivers and on those elsewhere in Colorado, and they have also raced on the US men’s… Read more »

Vail Wedding Transportation to Piney River Ranch

Piney Lake Vail Colorado

The summer season is a popular time for outdoor weddings held in Vail’s stunning natural environment. With Colorado’s scenic high mountain vistas as a memorable backdrop, romance most certainly fills the air. We definitely recommend the mountain wedding experience, and if you’re looking for Vail wedding transportation this summer, we’ve got some good news to… Read more »

How to Become a Colorado Whitewater Rafting Guide

Vail Whitewater Rafting

If you’re a river lover, then getting a Colorado whitewater rafting guide job could be a dream come true. But how do you go about turning that river dream into a reality? The answer is different for each Colorado whitewater rafting outfitter, but some basic requirements are in place throughout the state. Colorado Raft Guide… Read more »

River Gifts: How to Give the Gift of Vail Rafting

Upper Colorado River Rafting

Even though the summer months are the prime time for Vail rafting, it’s possible to give the gift of Colorado adventure all year long by booking trips in advance or by purchasing gift certificates online through the Timberline Tours website. Our for Vail rafting trips are perfect for birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, family reunions, bachelor… Read more »