Stay in shape for Colorado rafting

Stay in shape for Colorado rafting

You can’t start rafting Colorado for a while yet, but that doesn’t mean you should throw in the towel. Use the winter months ahead to give yourself the skills and conditioning you need to take on white water rafting in Colorado when the weather…

Looking for the perfect gift? This Christmas, think outside the box.

Looking for the perfect gift? This Christmas, think outside the box.

As temperatures drop and the holidays draw closer, whitewater rafting in Colorado may be the last thing on your mind. But if you’re still in the market for the perfect present for that outdoorsy friend or relative, consider giving them the gift of adventure…

Announcing the 2011 Wilderness Aware Rafting Facebook “Like” a Photo Contest Winners!

Announcing the 2011 Wilderness Aware Rafting Facebook “Like” a Photo Contest Winners!

Wilderness Aware Rafting’s first-ever Facebook “Like” Photo Contest was a success! We had 20 photo submissions which received a total of 127 “likes.” We are intensely pleased with the photos that were submitted and we are happy to announce three awesomely unique winners: First…

Thank You Wilderness Aware Rafting!

Thank You Wilderness Aware Rafting!

Hello Joe & Katie, Just wanted to let you know that I have posted our rafting video on our website and Youtube. I hope it meets with your approval. To be honest, it was very hard to convey just how great our experience was…

Colorado Rafting Trip Spotlight: Arkansas River Rafting

Colorado Rafting Trip Spotlight: Arkansas River Rafting

The most popular river for white water rafting in the world is Colorado’s Arkansas River. It’s not difficult to see why. Located a mere 90 miles west of Colorado Springs and 120 miles southwest of Denver, the Arkansas River offers offers 95 miles of…

*UPDATE: Colorado Rafting Open Through Labor Day

*UPDATE: Colorado Rafting Open Through Labor Day

  Due to high spring snowfall and an extended runoff season, river levels on most Colorado rivers remain well above average for late summer. In response to the excellent late-season river-rafting conditions, Wilderness Aware Rafting has extended its 2011 Colorado white water rafting season…

Extreme White Water Rafting on Colorado’s Arkansas River

Extreme White Water Rafting on Colorado’s Arkansas River

Some of the most exciting, exhilarating river rafting in Colorado takes place on two sections of the Arkansas River: Royal Gorge and Numbers. Featuring steep drops in rapid succession and Class IV and V rapids that require precision paddling and unflinching nerves, these white…

Support the Proposed Browns Canyon Wilderness

Support the Proposed Browns Canyon Wilderness

    Browns Canyon “boasts some of Colorado’s most pristine forests, great hunting and fishing habitat, and draws outdoor enthusiasts from across Colorado and the country during nearly every season,” – Former Senator Ken Salazar. Just below Sugarloaf Mountain, and a few miles north…

Colorado White Water Spotlight: Royal Gorge Rafting

Colorado White Water Spotlight: Royal Gorge Rafting

  White water rafting in the magnificent Royal Gorge of the Arkansas River, in the shadow of the famous Royal Gorge Bridge, is one of the most exhilarating and visually stunning (and popular) river-rafting trips in Colorado. Formed by the uplift of the Rocky…

The Best White Water Rafting Conditions since 1995

The Best White Water Rafting Conditions since 1995

Wilderness Aware Rafting CEO Joe Greiner has heard it over and over again this year. A customer will call the Buena Vista offices of the Colorado rafting company and ask: “Are you open this year?” The answer is a resounding yes. Says Greiner, who’s…

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What Our Guests Say:

From the enthusiastic greetings when we arrived at the office this am, all service was top notch.
John D.
Best time I’ve had on the river in the past 15 years!!!! Will return soon!!!
Dylan S.
When I made our reservation I knew we were going to have a fantastic time. Everything that happened today exceeded my expectations.
Mark E.
We have rafted round the world and this is by far the best—best trained guides, best safety, best food, best fun. Thanks.
Jane H.
You are great to work with and your guides are fun to be around and well trained. Each experience I’ve had with you (3) has been excellent.
Dawn R.
The entire staff from reservations to first contact to trip guide was friendly and helpful. Our Scouts had an outstanding time!
Ken T.
It was the best first experience in rafting. Ben was awesome!! Five stars!
Kirby S.
Been rafting six times around the country. Best trip and guide so far.
James H.
This company is quality. Six years ago I did the same trip with Jack, Ian, and Kelly and the quality is as good today.
Chris G.
This trip surpassed all of my expectations.
Amy B.
I want to raft again and again and well you get the point…again.
Levi V.
We’ve been with a lot of different rafting companies over the years and we have never used the same company twice but everyone on the trip agreed that your company is the best!
Lisa P.
I would like to commend your staff on their great teamwork and enthusiasm. This was the highlight of our trip to Arizona.
Michele E.
Your staff and guides were so helpful and so much fun. My kids ranked that half-day trip as the highlight of our month long trip!
Patty G.
Very pleasant and enjoyable experience. Rafted four other times and this was the best.
Linda H.
This was the highlight of our trip to Colorado!
Beth G.
I love the staff!! Very entertaining and welcoming. This was a great rafting experience. I want to come back tomorrow and do it again!
Bailey W.
We feel we have found new friends in Wilderness Aware and plan on spending time in the future with you.
Susie S.
Pete was great. Extremely friendly and he took great care of us and really put our group first. Our trip was relaxing and fun!
Erin L.
I work in safety – wish I could get all our regional safety folks to present their safety meetings with the same enthusiasm and professionalism.
Karla S.
I loved my experience at WA and will definitely be back with more people.
Cory D.
We had an awesome time! All staff we dealt with were very personable and helpful. I can’t imagine anything you could do to improve!
Rusty B.
We started rafting with you in 1988. This is our fourth trip. Will be back.
Jim L.
Your internet advertising was great. People who answered the phone very helpful and the guides top notch. Seems like your manager has done a wonderful job. I see why you are a successful company.
Phil G.
I started rafting at WA in 1999 and have always had a good time. I highly recommend WA to anyone who wants to raft.
Marty E.
Appreciate your professional and fun staff! Will definitely return next year!
Dana Q.
Family friend always said Wilderness Aware Rafting was the best. I totally agree!
Angie D.
I have rafted with other companies before but I found your company and Mike, our guide, to be outstanding! I will be back!
Joe M.
The trip, your people, your facility never get old.
Fred P.
Good job, as usual. Our 5th or 6th trip with WA. Big fans of WA.
Tim S.
Sarah was fantastic! Very knowledgeable and very fun! Best trip ever, even the low water! We will be back again!
Barbara L.
Sarah, our guide, was the consummate professional.
Becky M.
We had an awesome time. I would definitely recommend your company!
Leona H.
We booked our trip cold off the internet and found from the very beginning a very friendly and courteous staff that helped out and answered all our questions.
Carolyn W.
Very professional yet very informal approach—not an easy combination to sustain—nice team—office included.
Mark W.
Thanks for the great time on the river. You do a super job of taking care of your crews.
Jan P.
Matt was the most enthusiastic and exciting guide I have ever had… and I have done this a lot.
Carl M.
Frenchie was the best guide I’ve ever had! This is a great company and I will definitely be telling friends about it!
Jamin R.
One of the best times of my life!
Dylnn R.
This was my first rafting experience and you guys made it awesome! Thank you so much!
Jamie L.

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