Roaring Fork River White Water Rafting Description:
At 12,000 ft. on Independence Pass, the Roaring Fork begins its journey through the Western Slope of the Rocky Mountains ending in Glenwood Springs as one of the major tributaries of the Colorado River. From the town of Aspen to the confluence of the Colorado River the Roaring Fork offers up nearly 30 miles of boating and a variety of sections suitable for everyone from the beginner to the adventure seeking adrenaline junkie right in the heart of Colorado’s high country.
• Difficulty: Class II-V (What does this mean?)
• Season: May – August
White Water Rafting Trips on the Roaring Fork River:
Roaring Fork River Rafting Sections:
Challenging and technical, this section of white water near Aspen includes narrow channels and an intricate maze of rapids.
Woody Creek & Toothache
This section is a great combination of mild float water and continuous, semi-technical rapids and fun wave trains.
Moderately-paced section featuring a handful of small rapids and one larger rapid that flows through the town of Glenwood Springs before flowing into the Colorado River.