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Top 3 Colorado Jeep Tours

Piney Lake Vail Jeep Tours

With cooler temperatures and changing leaves, September is the best time for Colorado jeep tours. Plus, a jeep tour with Timberline Tours isn’t simply a Vail highlight. It’s one of the most exciting things to do at this time of the year throughout the state of Colorado–and way beyond. The Vail area’s scenic mountain vistas… Read more »

Colorado Moose Viewing

Colorado Moose Sightings

If you’re a lover of wildlife and mountain adventure, then now’s the time to plan a Timberline Tours jeep trip for some prime Colorado moose viewing. Big and beautiful, moose are among the most majestic mountain creatures, and while moose might seem to be docile animals when sighted grazing in their natural habitat, they can… Read more »

Common Paddling Commands

If you’re coming Vail rafting with Timberline Tours, our expert guides will give you important paddling tips and essential rafting safety advice before you go out on the river. But it’s always good to have a bit more advance know-how. While each raft guide has his or her own style for guiding paddlers, you can… Read more »

Vail Rafting Paddling Tips

Even if you’ve been Vail rafting before, it’s always good to have a refresher on rafting paddling technique before you jump out on the river. At Timberline Tours, our expert guides will give you a briefing before every trip that includes rafting safety tips, and paddling instructions will also be a part of your pre-trip… Read more »

River Rafting Class Ratings Explained

Timberline Tours offers Whitewater Rafting trips down Dowd Chute on the Upper Eagle River in Vail Colorado - photography by Doug Mayhew | WhiteWater-Pix.com

When choosing a Vail rafting trip, it’s helpful to know how Timberline Tours rates the difficulty of each section of river according to a river rafting class ratings system. Simply put, we follow the American Whitewater Association’s International Scale of River Difficulty, which rates river difficulty on a I to VI scale, ranging from Class… Read more »