Thank You Wilderness Aware Rafting!

Thank You Wilderness Aware Rafting!

“WHAT? WHAT? YOU ARE KIDDING, RIGHT? OH MY GOSH, SARA, WHAT ARE WE DOING NOW?!?!?!? THAT IS AWESOME!!!!!” ~Sara Kranz, Fantastic Facebook 2-Day Giveaway Winner Enlarge the font by a thousand, bold it, put about a million exclamation marks next to each sentence, and…

White Water Rafting Trip Spotlight: Colorado’s Gunnison River

White Water Rafting Trip Spotlight: Colorado’s Gunnison River

Just below the dams of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, where Colorado’s Gunnison River drops into pools and a foaming rapids between spectacular black granite cliffs, lies some of the most secluded, exciting, and visually stunning white water rafting in the…

Whitewater Rafting with the Denver Rescue Mission

Whitewater Rafting with the Denver Rescue Mission

For the past ten years, Wilderness Aware Rafting has partnered with the Denver Rescue Mission to provide Colorado rafting trips to members of the Denver Rescue Mission’s New Life Program, which is why last week 40 members of the New Life Program found themselves…

The Risk of Flooding in Colorado Rivers is Declining, Creating Ideal Whitewater Rafting Conditions

The Risk of Flooding in Colorado Rivers is Declining, Creating Ideal Whitewater Rafting Conditions

According to the National Weather Service and the US Geologic Survey, high water levels in Colorado rivers are falling back toward normal levels, as flood waters have crested and more moderate temperatures have led to a more stable, normalized release of snow melt across…

Our Operation Manager’s Perspective on Rafting, the Arizona Drought, and the Changing Seasons

Our Operation Manager’s Perspective on Rafting, the Arizona Drought, and the Changing Seasons

By: Jack Gunckle – Operations Manager As Wilderness Aware’s river operation manager I am back in the office after an all too short visit to the Salt River in Arizona last month. In early Spring I normally find myself sleeping under the stars in…

Browns Canyon Takeout Gets a Facelift

Browns Canyon Takeout Gets a Facelift

The Hecla Junction River Access Point is the ending point for many of Wilderness Aware’s Arkansas River Browns Canyon trips. River users recently benefited from a $1.2 million makeover that will make Hecla Junction more convenient for rafters and will protect it from flood…

A friendly fox at our Buena Vista, CO rafting office

A friendly fox at our Buena Vista, CO rafting office

During the summer months at our whitewater rafting office in Buena Vista, Colorado there is non-stop activity nearly 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are rafting customers coming in and out of the front doors, guides loading boats in the backyard,…

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What Our Guests Say:

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 have rafted round the world and this is by far the best—best trained guides, best safety, best food, best fun. Thanks.
Jane H.
One of the best times of my life!
Dylnn R.
Sarah was fantastic! Very knowledgeable and very fun! Best trip ever, even the low water! We will be back again!
Barbara L.
I would like to commend your staff on their great teamwork and enthusiasm. This was the highlight of our trip to Arizona.
Michele E.
I want to raft again and again and well you get the point…again.
Levi V.
This trip surpassed all of my expectations.
Amy B.
Best time I’ve had on the river in the past 15 years!!!! Will return soon!!!
Dylan S.
Good job, as usual. Our 5th or 6th trip with WA. Big fans of WA.
Tim S.
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.
Been rafting six times around the country. Best trip and guide so far.
James 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.
Matt was the most enthusiastic and exciting guide I have ever had… and I have done this a lot.
Carl M.
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.
We feel we have found new friends in Wilderness Aware and plan on spending time in the future with you.
Susie S.
This was the highlight of our trip to Colorado!
Beth G.
We had an awesome time. I would definitely recommend your company!
Leona H.
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.
Appreciate your professional and fun staff! Will definitely return next year!
Dana Q.
We started rafting with you in 1988. This is our fourth trip. Will be back.
Jim L.
Very pleasant and enjoyable experience. Rafted four other times and this was the best.
Linda H.
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.
From the enthusiastic greetings when we arrived at the office this am, all service was top notch.
John D.
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 professional yet very informal approach—not an easy combination to sustain—nice team—office included.
Mark W.
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.
Thanks for the great time on the river. You do a super job of taking care of your crews.
Jan P.
It was the best first experience in rafting. Ben was awesome!! Five stars!
Kirby S.
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.
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.
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.
This was my first rafting experience and you guys made it awesome! Thank you so much!
Jamie L.
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.
The trip, your people, your facility never get old.
Fred P.
Family friend always said Wilderness Aware Rafting was the best. I totally agree!
Angie D.
I loved my experience at WA and will definitely be back with more people.
Cory D.
Sarah, our guide, was the consummate professional.
Becky M.
When I made our reservation I knew we were going to have a fantastic time. Everything that happened today exceeded my expectations.
Mark E.
The entire staff from reservations to first contact to trip guide was friendly and helpful. Our Scouts had an outstanding time!
Ken T.

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