rafting

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 Throw Rope Rescue Techniques

Rafting Dumptruck

If you’re going Vail rafting with Timberline Tours, then you’ll have the chance to choose the adventure level that best suits your group. Whether you’re looking to spend a relaxing afternoon on a float trip with family and friends or get out on a heart-pumping rafting trip through challenging rapids, Timberline Tours has plenty of… 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 »

Rafting 101: How to Wear Life Jackets

Colorado Corporate Group Events

If you’re going Vail rafting with Timberline Tours, getting outfitted with essential rafting safety gear is part of the process. Before going out on the river, our expert guides will make sure that you have the gear you need, including a personal floatation device that meets rafting safety standards. A safety talk that covers rafting… Read more »