Gore Canyon is the ultimate Class IV+ to V- (Advanced/Expert) whitewater rafting section in the state of Colorado. Close to the Vail area, this trip is for athletic adrenaline seekers who are looking to raft an intense and exciting stretch of river. Timberline Tours was the first company to beginning running the Gore Canyon stretch of the Colorado River commercially in the early 1990s, and we’re excited to share this thrilling adventure with you. Please review the Gore Canyon Guidelines and Questionnaire
to ensure that this trip is a good fit for you. Those who raft Gore Canyon must be strong swimmers and be in excellent physical condition; previous rafting experience highly recommended.
Please note: You will be required to review the Gore Canyon Guidelines and Questionnaire before participating in this trip.
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Class IV and V (Expert, very high intensity)
$225 adults + 8% land use fee
Approximate Trip Time:
Mid-July through mid-September
Minimum age and weight:
The minimum age for this trip is 18 years old and at least 100 pounds.
Note: These age and weight minimums can vary depending on water level. Please call our offices to discuss age requirements closer to your trip date.
Lunch served riverside at the take-out.
Required rafting gear included.
Please call Timberline Tours to discuss trip details and availability: 970.476.1414.
What to Wear
Rafting History: Vail