Whitewater Rafting

Rafting and Vail River and Creek Health

Brush Creek in Fulford Colorado

Vail river and creek health matters to everyone in our community—and especially to those who love Vail rafting. The health of our waterways is important to consider alongside opportunities for river recreation because it’s connected to the health of much more: our community’s water quality and supply, wildlife, plants, and beyond. Rafting safety is a… Read more »

Discover Glenwood Springs Rafting

Rafting Shoshone

Colorado River rafting is one of the most exciting things to do in the summertime with family and friends. And Shoshone, a favorite Class III section of the Colorado River, is in a prime location for adventure-seekers visiting Vail, Aspen, and Glenwood Springs, Colorado. With exciting, family-friendly rapids and intermediate paddling intensity, the Shoshone section… Read more »

Water Rescue: How to Help a Swimmer Back into the Raft

Shoshone Rapid Vail Colorado

Whitewater rafting is one of the most exciting ways to experience the beauty of Colorado, and we want all of our guests to have a safe and enjoyable time. Before each Vail whitewater rafting trip, our guides meet with guests for a safety talk. Topics covered include rafting safety, in general, and specifics including paddling… Read more »

Whitewater Rafting Forward Paddle Stroke

Whitewater Rafting Colorado on the Eagle River

When going on a Colorado rafting trip near Vail with Timberline Tours, you’ll get the chance to try out the whitewater rafting forward paddle stroke. But don’t worry: Even if you’ve never paddled a raft before, Timberline’s expert guides will give you the key advice you need for a safe and fun adventure. Before you… Read more »

Whitewater Rafting Self-Rescue Tips

Rafting Shoshone Colorado

Vail rafting is an exciting and adventurous Colorado activity to do during the summer months. Each rafting trip begins when Timberline Tours picks you up from your local accommodation, or at the boathouse, where you will get fully outfitted with rafting gear. Also at the boathouse, Timberline’s expert guides will go through a safety talk… Read more »