Adventure Guides in Colorado

This is a list of tour operators who provide more than one type of activity in Colorado.

Adventure Colorado Tours

Adventure Colorado Tours offers fully planned, fully day or overnight, intimate tours with a personal photographer involving hiking, nature, wildlife, glaciers, hot springs, snowmobiling, skiing, camping, mountain biking, and more.

Denver, CO

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Adventure Travel West, Inc.

Adventure Travel West, Inc. offers a wide range of tours to the beautiful National Parks. Their tours are expertly crafted itineraries showing you the best of the National Parks and little-known wild spaces that make the West so alluring. They offer wildlife safaris, hiking, sightseeing, off-roading, family, and winter tours.

Denver, CO

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Altitude Outdoor Adventures

Offers rentals of ATVs/UTVs, pontoon boats, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, electric bikes, gas-assisted bikes, dynamic golf carts, water bikes, canoes and motorized kayaks. In the winter they offer snowmobile rentals. Both seasons have various tours- fishing, ATVs/UTVs, snowmobiling and ice fishing.

Cedaredge, CO

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Alpenglow Mountain Guides

If your adventure is on rock, ice, snow, or trail, Alpenglow Mountain Guides can get you there.  They offer full suite adventure consulting ranging from objective-based guiding, physical and mental training for the mountains, and strategic logistical planning for anything you can dream up. They also cater to hiking, snowshoeing, and camping.

Golden, CO

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ApexEx

Outdoor guiding and instruction for climbing, hiking, and snowshoeing based in the front range of Colorado.

Front Range, CO

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Aspen Alpine Guides

Their backcountry mountain adventures span guided year-round trips including hiking, rock climbing, mountaineering, snow-shoeing, cross country ski instruction and tours, backcountry skiing, out of bounds lift assisted skiing, mountain biking, backpacking, hut trips on the 10th Mountain Hut System, and High Altitude Training for runners and Cyclists.

Aspen, CO

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Aspen Expeditions

Aspen Expeditions Worldwide has been guiding and teaching rock, ice, ski & alpine mountaineering skills since 1976 under a USFS* permit. In addition, Aspen Expeditions Worldwide leads adventures to international destinations such as the Himalaya (Nepal, Bhutan) Tanzania, Bolivia, Peru, and the European Alps!

Aspen, CO

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Backcountry Babes

Backcountry Babes provide quality backcountry opportunities for women of different abilities and ages to gain skills in outdoor recreational sports, backcountry safety, and to participate in fun adventures together. Their instructors, coaches, and guides are some of the best. They are all highly qualified, certified, and experienced women who are passionate about mentoring other women who want to get outdoors. Offerings include: AIARE Classes, backcountry tours, and advanced courses, backcountry ski and snowboard trips, trekking, cycling, and mountain biking.

Colorado and California

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Blazing Adventures

Blazing Adventures is the original whitewater rafting company in Aspen. Established in 1973, we’ve been rafting for a long time! Their customer service, training, and expertise is second to none. In addition to rafting, they offer kayaking, biking, sunset dinners, hiking, jeeping, Fly Fishing, Horseback Riding, Hot Air Balloon, Rock Climbing, Paragliding, and Winter Adventures.

Snowmass Village, CO

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Cairn Outdoor Guides

Cairn Outdoor Guides curate outdoor experiences for all skill and interest levels to create positive experiences with nature that are based on what clients want to see and experience. This is to increase client’s confidence, frequency, and interest in independent outdoor recreation. Adventures include: Nordic ski, ice climbing, hiking, rock climbing, cycling, snowshoeing, outdoor yoga, trail running, and backpacking.

Boulder and Telluride, CO

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Colorado Adventure Guides

Offering guided tours, outdoor education, and backcountry adventures since 1994. Offering year-round services including backcountry ski/snowboarding, AIARE avalanche education courses, peak ascents, mountaineering, rock climbing, mountain biking, and more.

Breckenridge, CO

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Colorado Backcountry Guide Service

From 2 hours to two months, they offer hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, skiing, and snowshoeing throughout the year.

Crested Butte, CO

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Colorado Outfitters

The vision and goal of our operation is to offer hunting and fishing expeditions across the western areas of Colorado that provide different experiences in support of client’s interests and licenses drawn.

Craig, CO

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Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides

Provides custom, private, and unique outdoor activities for all ages and levels of experience. They offer a variety of outdoor adventures throughout the year: Colorado Backpacking and Multi-Day Hiking, Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Hiking and Peak Ascents, Mountain Biking and Bike Tours, Fly Fishing and Float Trips, Sightseeing and Photo Tours, Ski Tours and Snowshoeing, Whitewater Rafting Trips, and Ziplining Tours.

Boulder, CO

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Deer Valley Ranch

Expeditions at Deer Valley Ranch allow every member of your family to find their perfect Colorado adventure. Part of the excitement of vacationing at a full-fledged guest ranch is the ability to take part in all kinds of activities. Their Adventures are all managed and guided by professional guides at Deer Valley Ranch, or by partnered organizations within the Arkansas Valley. Adventures include: Horseback riding, rock climbing, fishing, paddle boarding, and kayaking.

Nathrop, CO

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Denver Adventures

Denver Adventures was set up to provide hassle-free, tailor-made, adrenaline-fueled adventures.  Denver Adventures is run by extreme sports enthusiasts specializing in ziplining, hiking, mountain-biking, rock climbing, snowshoeing and whitewater kayaking. They are passionate about sharing their love and enthusiasm for adventure with other thrill-seekers like you.

Conifer, CO

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Denver Outdoor Adventure Company

Providing family-oriented, environmentally-friendly water and hiking adventures that promote the splendor and preservation of Colorado wilderness.

Denver, CO

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Journey Quest

Journey Quest is a Christian wilderness ministry based out of Colorado’s Arkansas River Valley. They offer customized, Christ-centered wilderness and whitewater rafting adventures for youth, families, and groups.

Cotopaxi, CO

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Irwin Guides

Irwin Guides creates exceptional customized guided experiences and sets industry standards in the world of outdoor sports and guiding. Offering trips such as: Global Adventures, Snowcat Skiing, Backcountry Skiing, Outdoor Education, Mountaineering, Fly Fishing, Biking, Rafting, Hiking, Climbing and more.

Crested Butte, CO

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Kent Mountain Adventure Center

Based in Estes Park bordering Rocky Mountain National Park and locally owned for 33 years, KMAC is an industry leader in rock climbing, mountaineering instruction, guided ascents, winter sports, and avalanche education. They also operate the Estes Park Via Ferrata.

Estes Park, CO

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Kirk’s Mountain Adventures

Family-owned and operated business, they are a full pro-line fly shop and mountain adventure company that offers the highest quality fishing equipment, Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park hiking trips, guided backpacking trips, and trekking tours. Whether you need a full pack for a multi-day adventure or a sled for a family afternoon on the slopes, Kirk’s Mountain Adventure is a full service backpacking and camping gear supplier.

Estes Park, CO

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Paragon Guides

One of Colorado’s premier guide services providing Quality Outdoor Adventures Since 1978. They offer a variety of backcountry adventures in summer and winter. Activities include: Llama Trekking, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Backcountry Fly Fishing, Backcountry Skiing, Snowshoeing, Avalanche Courses, Cross Country Nordic Skiing.

Edwards, CO

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Pikes Peak Alpine School

A mountain school and guide service (teaching and offering guidance to mountaineers, rock climbers, ice climbers, backcountry skiers, and more) based in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region.

Colorado Springs, CO

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Peak Mountain Guides

Peak is permitted in 5 states and operates internationally to have the greatest number of options available for climbers and skiers to progress to. Their home base in western Colorado is central to much of their ice climbing, skiing, and rock climbing programming.

Ridgway, CO

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Rocky Mountain Guides

Rocky Mountain Guides offers climbing instruction, day or half-day hikes, and ski-mountaineering courses and tours (season permitting).

Summit County, CO

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Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center

The Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center has been a leader in outdoor adventure since 1982. We offer professional kayak instruction and SUP instruction, as well as guided rafting trips on the beautiful Arkansas River near Buena Vista, Colorado. They also offer Kayaking, rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, inflatable kayaks, and stand-up paddling (SUP). You can combine any of these activities into a multi-sport adventure! Half-day, Full day, and Multi-day trips available.

Buena Vista, CO

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Sage Outdoor Adventures

Sage Outdoor Adventures offers Whitewater Rafting on class I-V water, including the Arkansas River, Colorado River, Eagle River, and Gore Creek. 

Wolcott, CO

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San Juan Expeditions

San Juan Expeditions is a backcountry ski, ice, rock, and avalanche education mountain guide service, based in Durango, CO. They are Durango and Silverton’s only locally-based guide service. All of their guides are AMGA trained and/or Certified.

Durango, CO

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San Juan Outdoor Adventures

San Juan Outdoor Adventures provides the industry’s highest quality instruction in a supportive learning environment, and creating the perfect adventure. Their adventures include backpacking, camping, via ferrata, rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, mountaineering, backcountry skiing and snowboarding, ice climbing, fat biking, snowshoeing, avalanche courses, and winter hut trips.

Telluride, CO

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Scenic River Tours, Inc

Scenic River Tours, located in Gunnison County, Colorado, is a short drive from Crested Butte, Lake City, Montrose, and the surrounding towns on the Western Slope of Colorado. They offer guided rafting, fishing, inflatable kayak trips, and rock climbing sessions.

Almont, CO

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South Park Adventure Guides

Offers Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Mountaineering, Mountain Biking, and Custom Outdoor Adventures in addition to Education courses.

South Park, CO

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Telluride Mountain Guides

Established in 1984, is the longest standing guide service in Telluride, Colorado. Offers year-round adventures: Rock Climbing, Hiking, Alpine, Snow Sports, and Ice Climbing.

Telluride, CO

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The Adventure Company

The Adventure Company is Colorado’s only outfitter to offer a selection of 25 raft trips from beginner to expert on 4 rivers, multi-day raft trips, and full moon rafting! They also offer 14 other activities, multi-activity packages, and lodging. Other activities include: Inflatable kayaking, fishing, ziplining, horseback riding, scenic train rides, hot air balloon rides, mountain biking, ATV tours, and escape the room.

Buena Vista, CO

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Yeti Set Go

A unique boutique tour and expedition group made up of experienced, certified, professional mountain guides who have partnered with seasoned, thoughtful travel professionals that bring planning and guiding of global trekking and climbing expeditions to you with unique splendor and special attention to detail.

Denver, CO

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Backpacking in Colorado

Aspire Tours

They provide authentic experiences that allow you to explore your surroundings and have fun, including walking cultural and history tours of Denver, hiking and sightseeing tours of the Colorado Rockies.

Wheatridge, CO

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Evergreen Wilderness Guides

Evergreen Wilderness Guides is a local small business specializing in beginner to expert rock climbing, hiking tours, rappelling, and wilderness survival instruction in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

Evergreen, CO

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Footpaths of the World

Today Footpaths of the World offers a variety of expertly designed, self-guided Inn-to-Inn Hiking Trip in Estes Park Colorado, the Winter Park Way in Winter Park, Colorado, and a self-guided trip through Alsace, France. 

Estes Park, CO

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Wildland Trekking

Wildland Trekking is a premier tour company specializing in guided hiking and backpacking adventures across the USA and the world. Their Colorado program focuses on Rocky Mountain National Park and the Flat Tops Wilderness. Wildland’s all-inclusive trips earned the ranking of #1 outdoor activity in Rocky Mountain National Park on Trip Advisor.

Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

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Biking in Colorado

Backcountry Bike Academy

Offer camps throughout western Colorado at North America’s best mountain biking venues:  Crested Butte, Fruita, Grand Junction, Montrose, and Gunnison where mountain bikers learn to ride smarter, build confidence, and improve skills.

Crested Butte, CO

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Beyond Boulder Bike Adventures

Bike-n-Brews Cruiser Ride – Enjoy the flat, paved paths along Boulder’s beautiful creeks and meadows between stops at some of the regions most creative craft breweries and distilleries.

Make Boulder Better Ride – Custom group tours in Boulder that introduce and allow group members to lend a hand with several inspiring non-profits and toast their good deeds and this great city at an eco-friendly brewery.

Panorama Bike-N-Hike – Views of downtown Boulder and CU Campus, dramatic rock formations, rivers and history on a 2-3 hour bike ride and hike.

Boulder, CO

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Boulder Bike Tours

Boulder Bike Tours offers unique trips that showcase the natural beauty of the area from the seat of your bicycle. Boulder Bike Tours’ staff not only has years of bike touring expertise but also a contagious passion for the sport of cycling.

Boulder, CO

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Chasing Epic Mountain Bike Adventures

Chasing Epic provides all-inclusive, guided mountain biking across North America, like Crested Butte, Moab, Revelstoke, and more. Specifically catered towards experienced mountain bikers, they push their riders to the limits throughout the course of our 4-day trips. They pride themselves on guaranteeing their customers have the time of their lives and leave wanting more. Chasing Epic specializes in offering custom, private trips to groups of eight or more, and also offer 4-day scheduled departures that cater to experienced mountain bikers.

Colorado

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Front Range Ride Guides

They tailor each of their custom guided mountain bike tours to fit your ability level, fitness, and desires, offering tours from from easy to epic – for first time mountain bikers on up to seasoned mountain biking enthusiasts, of all ages. They get your off road, on trail, away from the traffic and commotion to enjoy the true beauty of the area.

Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins, and surrounding areas, CO

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Lee Likes Bikes MTB School

They maintain the highest standards of humanity and teaching, and use the most powerful MTB instructional system in the world to instruct riders how to improve their riding through the LLB Teaching Method.

Denver and Boulder, CO

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Lizard Head Cycling Guides

They prefer remote landscapes with little traffic and big scenery. As a result the cyclists attracted to their company seek a sense of adventure and like to pedal a little bit longer. Their itineraries offer a higher degree of challenge than what is generally offered on bike tours.

Ophir, CO

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PEDAL Mountain Bike Adventures

Extraordinary mountain bike adventures in beautiful Boulder, Colorado!  With local guides leading the way, rides showcase not only beautiful trails but also local culture and communities.

Boulder, CO

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Pikes Peak Bike Tours

Offers guided group tours with top guides who have Wilderness Medicine First Aid (WFA) or above medical qualifications. These guides are put through stringent training and follow strict company procedures to ensure the safety of all tourists on each of the company’s tours. All tour guides are professionals and athletes that are well-accustomed to the Colorado Peaks and the distinct Colorado Springs tour areas.

Colorado Springs, CO

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Hermosa Tours

Provides daily Sedona mountain bike tours throughout the entire year for every skill level: from the first time beginner to even the most advanced and experienced mountain biker.

Durango and Fruita/Grand Junction, CO

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Canoeing in Colorado

Centennial Canoe Outfitters

Centennial Canoe Outfitters Inc. has been operating since 1985 and has maintained a stellar safety record.  Your trip will begin with a 30-point safety talk and paddling instruction.  Your guides are well trained and comply with all state regulations including First Aid and river rescue.  They also double as great cooks and we’re confident you won’t be disappointed with the menu after a day on the river.

Palisade, CO

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Climbing in Colorado

The Bob Culp Climbing School

Professional guides work with you to design the perfect outing for your private or group adventure. Classes range from beginning to advanced rock and ice climbing, learning to lead, gear placement, anchor building and rappelling.

Boulder, CO

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Boulder Climbing 

Guides climbing trips in Boulder (Eldorado Canyon, Boulder Canyon, Flatirons), other areas throughout Colorado, across the Western U.S. (Vedauwoo, Moab, Red Rocks and more) and even Europe- from gritstone in England to limestone in France and Spain!

Boulder, CO

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Colorado Climbing Company

A small, locally-owned, guide service offering guided rock, ice, and mountain climbing trips and climbing instruction all over Colorado.

Colorado Springs, CO

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Colorado Mountain School Professional Mountain Guides

Offers custom rock climbing adventures every day of the year. Whether you would like to learn a particular set of skills like climbing technique or building anchors, or you just want to climb one of the many iconic formations that Colorado has to offer, they will take you wherever your rock climbing aspirations may lie.

Boulder and Estes Park, CO

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Denver Climbing Company

Denver Climbing Company is Colorado’s premier rock climbing provider. Experience real rock climbing and learn the skills to excel in the mountains. They provide climbing classes for beginners and skilled climbers. Their climbing locations are only minutes away from Denver, Colorado.

Denver, CO

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Denver Mountain Guiding

Offers guided mountain climbing trips and climbing instruction in the Colorado area. Their guides ensure a fun, safe, and memorable experience for climbers.

Golden, CO

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Estes Park Mountain Shop

Brings over 1,500 climbers on their first outdoor climbing experience and strives to achieve mind-blowing mountain experiences for every guest. Adventures include all necessary equipment: harness, helmet, climbing shoes, ropes, and all hardware. All adventures meet and end at the Estes Park Mountain Shop.

Estes Park, CO

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Estes Park Rock Climbing

Mountain guides who provide custom outdoor adventures and instruction. Whether it’s teaching climbing skills & technique, or guiding Longs Peak, hiking, snowshoeing, and backcountry skiing/snowboarding, they’re there to get you outside and having fun!

Estes Park, CO

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Front Range Climbing

Front Range Climbing Company is the oldest and most experienced climbing guide service in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region. Their experienced guides, including some of America’s foremost climbers like Jimmie Dunn, Bob D’Antonio, and Stewart M. Green, ensure that you have a safe and fun experience.

Colroado Springs, CO

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Glenwood Climbing Guides

They offer personalized trips of all sorts from Rocky Mountain National Park, to Glenwood Canyon to Rifle Mountain Park, Colorado National Monument, Unaweep, Castle Valley and more. They have AMGA certified guides to take you up desert towers, through canyons, rock climbing, ice climbing, off the beaten path hiking, and rappelling. They have served the Roaring Fork Valley for 10 years.

Glenwood Springs, CO

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Golden Mountain Guides

Guides undergo rigorous training through the American Mountain Guides Association to ensure the safest and most exciting adventure possible. They offer rock climbing, ice climbing, and apline climbing. All guides are CPR and First Aid trained and hold at least a current Wilderness First Responder.

Golden, CO

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Rocky Mountain Ventures

Offers rock climbing, ice climbing, snowshoeing, and backcountry skiing trips in and around the beautiful Steamboat Springs area.

Steamboat Springs, CO

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San Juan Mountain Guides

Offer both open registration courses and custom programs designed to fit individual goals. Custom programs allow the flexibility to structure the curriculum to meet each person or self-organized group’s specific needs and objectives.

Ouray, CO

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Summit Ascents International

Summit Ascents International is a mountain guide service based out of Golden, Colorado offering climbing courses, private guiding, along with domestic and international trips.

Golden, CO

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Fishing in Colorado

5280 Angler

Offers Colorado fly fishing trips year-round for veteran anglers to beginners across a wide range of public and private waters.

Arvada, CO

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The Blue Quill Angler

They have gathered an extensive collection of permits, and even some leases, that allow them to take you places other shops and guides cannot. They’re among an elite few outfitters who are granted fly fishing access at Cheesman Canyon which is recognized as being among the most pristine fisheries in the world.

Evergreen, CO

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Colorado Trout Fishing

Offering Denver and Boulder, Colorado’s most affordable, all-inclusive, convenient, and professional fly fishing guide trips.

Denver, CO

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Colorado Trout Hunters

Offers top-quality, fully-guided, and instructional fly fishing trips on some of Colorado’s premier public and private trout water.

Littleton, CO

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Crested Butte Angler

Crested Butte Angler guide service comprises dedicated professional fly fishing guides.  They offer the highest quality experience for all levels of anglers.  Half-day trips are four hours and full-day trips are six hours.  Flies and equipment are also included on all trips. 

Crested Butte, CO

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Cutthroat Anglers

Provides guided fly fishing trips, Exotic fly fishing trips, fly fishing gear and clothing.

Silverthorne, CO

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FishHead Outdoors

Offers some of the most explosive fishing for walleye, pike, lake trout, bass, trout, and kokanee salmon that the world of angling has to show.

Pueblo, CO

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Front Range Anglers

Offers guided fly fishing trips for trout in Boulder and along the entire Front Range.

Boulder, CO

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Gunnison River Expeditions

Gunnison River Expeditions is recognized as the largest and most experienced Gunnison River fly fishing outfitter. They specialize in guided float fly fishing and Class III-IV white water rafting trips through the Gunnison Gorge.

Hotchkiss, CO

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Rio Epic Outfitters

Guided float and wade fly fishing adventures in Southwest Colorado and on the legendary San Juan River below Navajo Dam.

Durango, CO

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Lost Outfitters

Experienced guides will teach you everything they know about how to successfully catch fish while you submerse yourself in Mother Nature. Whether you are a beginner or a lifelong angler they cater to the experience you are seeking while giving you the local flavor we enjoy every day.

Estes Parks, CO

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Minturn Anglers

Minturn Anglers is Colorado’s premier outfitter for all your fly fishing needs. Since 2008, Minturn Anglers has been the region’s source for guided fly fishing trips, equipment, flies, and in depth reports. With locations in the Vail Valley and Denver, they have access to some of the best and most diverse fly fishing in the nation. Minturn Anglers is the most central location to fish all the great waters in the area including both the famed Eagle River or The South Platte River.

Minturn, CO

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Riffletrip Outfitters

Riffletrip Outfitters is a year-round fishing guide and travel host operation owned by career guide and fisherman, Capt. Stephen Balogh. While based on the famous White and Norfork Rivers of Northcentral Arkansas, Riffletrip Outfitters also operates in the beautiful mountains of Colorado and the vast sand flats of the Mexican Caribbean. Fly fishing is their specialty, but will cater to all styles and types of fishing!

Vail, CO

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Rocky Mountain Anglers

The local fly shop specializing in unparalleled advice and information for beginners and experts alike. From the novice to the advanced, there is something for everyone at Rocky Mountain Anglers.

Boulder, CO

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Silver Flask Fishing

Silver Flask Fishing is a full-time fishing guide service on Lake Dillon in Colorado. They offer both ice fishing and fly fishing. They use the latest innovations and technologies to create an atmosphere that is comfortable and effective for the individual and the whole family.

Dillon, CO

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Sport Fish Colorado

Focuses on fishing for Kokanee Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Northern Pike, Walleye, Yellow Perch and Trophy Lake Trout on the open lake waters of Blue Mesa, Antero, Taryall, Taylor, and McPhee reservoirs and can also accommodate trips on Spinney, 11 Mile, Pueblo, Harvey, and Rifle Gap reservoirs

Blue Mesa, CO

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Steamboat Fly Fisher

Offers fly fishing, walk wade trips, float fishing, and ice fishing in Steamboat Springs and surrounding areas.

Steamboat Springs, CO

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Trouts Fly Fishing

From tailwaters, to stillwaters, to freestones rivers, they specialize in curating one of a kind fly fishing experiences on some of Colorado’s most iconic trout streams.

Denver, CO

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Tumbling Trout

Tumbling Trout is a local, woman-owned and operated guide service and fly shop in Lake George in the South Park region of Colorado at the entrance to Eleven Mile Canyon. They guide on the entire South Platte River and the Tarryall from their wild headwaters including their reservoirs and beyond.

South Park, CO

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Vail Valley Anglers

Vail Valley Anglers is the premier fly fishing operation in the Vail area. The management and staff have been successfully operating guided fly fishing businesses in the Vail area for over 25 years.

Edwards, CO

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Yampa Valley Anglers

Their team of professionals will help you from start to finish with a relaxing customized guided trip. They have the fishiest seasoned river & stillwater guides in town. They will have you belly laughing and safely landing great fish before you know it!

Steamboat Springs, CO

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Hiking in Colorado

Colorado Mountain Expeditions

The Treks now offer all the amenities and safety standards that other professional guide services do, with a high focus on customer satisfaction and safety.

Hesperus, CO

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Colorado Tour Company

Colorado Tour Company offers private full and half-day tours throughout Colorado such as Rocky Mountain National Park, Garden of the Gods, Breckenridge, and Guanella Pass. Enjoy an upscale experience with an expert wilderness guide and full-sized luxury SUV.

Denver, CO

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Explorer Tours

Explorer Tours have helped visitors learn some of the rich details about Colorado. They offer a variety of tours and tailor touring packages to the personality of their group. They specialize in Mount Evans, Rocky Mountain National Park, Denver Foothills, Garden of the Gods, and Pikes Peak.

Denver, CO

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Hike for Life

Hike for Life is a local social impact business that exists to nurture community, inspire exploration and preserve the great outdoors by providing information and carefully curated guided hikes for residents and visitors to the Pikes Peak region. Hike for Life helps increase the number of hikers with the knowledge and motivation to safely enjoy the outdoors. We provide and support education initiatives & offer affordable guided day hikes emphasizing stewardship.

Colorado Springs, CO

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Kep Expeditions

Kep Expeditions offer specialized guided trips through Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park and the surrounding area. The company’s goal is to provide people with the opportunity to safely and comfortably access all that the beautiful Rocky Mountains have to offer. The centerpiece of Kep Expeditions is their legendary tour guides; motivated, fun loving, and experienced in their ability to adapt and personalize trips. Their tours/expeditions run anywhere from a 3 hour tour to a custom, all-inclusive, full-day expedition.

Estes Parks, CO

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Trail Gems Adventure Tours

Provide guided geology tours, day hikes, and snowshoeing trips, all led by a professional geologist who can teach you about the natural history of the Rocky Mountains. They strive to provide educational experiences while guiding you through the incredible beauty of Colorado’s high country.

Golden, CO

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Yellow Wood Guiding

Offers private Estes Park tours. Go on a Wildlife Tour, Photo Safari, Nature Tour, or guided Hiking or Snowshoeing Tour of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Estes Park, CO

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Horseback Riding in Colorado

Estes Park Outfitters

During the spring, summer and fall seasons, ride into the past on a unique half-day horseback tour. During the winter season, enjoy a remote back-country tour behind a locked gate in Roosevelt National Forest.

Estes Park, CO

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Rusty Spurr Ranch

The Rusty Spurr Ranch began in 2001 with the idea to deliver the most authentic and unique horseback riding experience in the Rocky Mountains. They wanted to share their passion for Western heritage, ranching, and 50-plus years of combined horsemanship with those who have always wanted to experience the cowboy way.

Kremmling, CO

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Hunting in Colorado

AEI Guide and Outfitter

Offers guided hunting and fly fishing adventures in the Gunnison Valley, Colorado.

Taylor Park, CO

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Gore Range Outfitters

Offers private and public access to some incredible deer and elk hunting, a half million acres of the rugged, remote, White River National Forest is included in permitted area.

Breckenridge, CO

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Kayaking in Colorado

Colorado River School

Colorado River School (CRS) is a 501c3  that provides transformative growth through whitewater kayaking and outdoor recreation, education, and adventure. Offers professional certification, programming for nonprofits and specialized groups, and kayak instruction open to the general public

Englewood, CO

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Pikes Peak Outfitter

Pikes Peak Outfitter is a family owned outdoor rental and retail shop designed to get people outside, enjoying all that the great outdoors has to offer!

Colorado Springs, CO

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Rocky Mountain Adventures

Their kayak school provides you with the opportunity to learn the dynamic sport of kayaking in a controlled environment and supportive atmosphere. Kayaking in Colorado can provide a lifetime of excitement, fun, and exercise. Their skilled and experienced Instructors teach a variety of courses from beginner, intermediate, to advanced, both on and off the river.

Fort Collins, CO

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Whitewater Attainment

Whitewater Attainment specializes in instruction for beginner to advanced whitewater kayakers, higher-level training, and certification for kayak instructors and guides, as well as Swiftwater Rescue instruction and accreditation for kayakers, canoeists, rafters, and standup paddlers.

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Mountaineering in Colorado

The Mountain Guides

From avalanche training to summer summits, The Mountain Guides Colorado branch offers guided backcountry adventures and classes in Rocky Mountain National Park and beyond.

Rocky Mountain National Park and surrounding areas, CO

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Summit Ridge Guides, LLC

Summit Ridge Guides is an international climbing and mountaineering guide service owned and operated by UIAGM / IFMGA Certified Mountain Guide José C. Iglesias. Programs include mountaineering, rock and ice climbing, expeditions, ski mountaineering, and technical alpine rescue.

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Off-Roading in Colorado

Above & Beyond Guides

A Jeep and ATV Tour Company that operates out of the Vail and Beaver Creek, Colorado areas.

Wolcott, Colorado

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Grand Adventures

Explore the vast terrain in Winter Park’s Arapahoe National Forest with their Continental Divide Tour. Departing from their convenient location in Winter Park, you’ll drive 15 miles up the historic Corona Pass road to the Continental Divide and Corona Pass at nearly 12,000ft in elevation. This trip includes breathtaking panoramic views of the Continental Divide, Rocky Mountains, and Fraser Valley.

Winter Park, CO

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High Country Tours

Offering beginner, family-friendly, and advanced ATV tours and rentals through the forests.

Silverthorne, CO

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Rafting in Colorado

American Adventure Expeditions

American Adventure Expeditions offers guided rafting trips filled with jaw-dropping fun. On adventure-packed day tours, paddle down rushing white water rivers that wind through glacier-carved canyons. They also offer ATV tours and zip-lining.

Buena Vista, CO

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Ava Rafting & Zipline

At AVA, they specialize in creating unforgettable outdoor experiences in Colorado. In addition to world-class whitewater rafting on eight different rivers across Colorado, they also provide zip line tours at two locations, rock climbing, fly fishing, horseback riding, off-road tours, train rides, hot air balloon rides, two guided Via Ferrata courses, guided hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park, biking adventures near Idaho Springs, cabins, and camping.

Breckenridge, CO

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A Wanderlust Adventure

A Wanderlust Adventure has entertained over 200,000 Estes Park vacationers offering fantastic whitewater rafting trips on the Cache La Poudre River. The company provides super fun raft trips within an easy drive of Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Fort Collins, Boulder, Denver and Cheyenne!

Laporte, CO

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Browns Canyon Rafting

Offers a wide variety of activities including guided whitewater rafting trips, whitewater ducky (inflatable kayak) trips, scenic float trips, hard shell whitewater kayak lessons and equipment rentals. They partner with other local businesses to provide guests with other outdoor activity options such as Zip-Lining, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, ATV rentals, Scenic Train Rides and the Natural Mineral Hot Spring.

Buena Vista, CO

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Clear Creek Rafting Company

Clear Creek Rafting Company offers daily trips on Clear Creek from mid May through the 2nd or 3rd week in August depending on water conditions and through Labor Day on the Arkansas River. In addition to more adventurous sections, they offer trips perfect for beginners, and families with young children.

Idaho Springs, CO

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Echo Canyon River Expeditions LLC

Since 1978 Echo Canyon has been sharing Colorado rafting adventures and making vacation memories to last a lifetime! They offer half-day, full-day and multi-day whitewater raft trips on the Arkansas River near Colorado Springs.

Canon City, CO

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GEO Tours Whitewater Raft Trips

Geo excursions range from scenic floats to heart-pounding whitewater adventures. As a small and experienced outfit, they can help in your selection of river experience. But above all, Geo Tours adds extra fun to your whitewater rafting trip! 

Morrison, CO

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Mad Adventures

They run trips on the Upper Colorado River and Clear Creek. They have something for just about everyone, from the class III and IV rapids on Clear Creek near Idaho Springs, just west of Denver, to the family-friendly Upper Colorado River outside of Kremmling.

Winter Park, CO

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Mild to Wild Rafting, Inc

As the Southwest’s Adventure Experts, they offer the biggest selection of Colorado, Utah and Arizona river rafting and Jeep Tours. Their interpretive Mesa Verde Tours and adventure packages with the Durango Train complete your Southwest Adventure.

Durango, CO

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Noah’s Ark Whitewater Rafting Co.

Discover Colorado’s Browns Canyon National Monument. Noah’s Ark is committed to providing guests with unforgettable whitewater rafting and Rocky Mountain adventure vacations.

Buena Vista, CO

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Paddle Colorado

Paddle Colorado is a family-owned and operated rafting business offering daily raft trips on the Beautiful and Mighty Upper Colorado River, all summer long.

Frisco, CO

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Performance Tours

Offers a full array of whitewater rafting trips on 5 spectacular  rivers; Arkansas, Blue, Clear Creek, Colorado, & Ten Mile Creek as well as full days, half-days, multi-days, extreme, and mild trips.

Breckenridge, CO

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Raft Masters

Providing you with the finest raft trip possible. Their attention to your comfort, safety, and enjoyment is reflected in their guides and equipment. In addition to their state-of-the-art equipment, Raft Masters is the only company that has always provided FREE wetsuit, river boot, and paddle jacket use on all trips.

Canon City, CO

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Rocky Mountain Adventures

Rocky Mountain Adventures offers beginner to advanced whitewater adventures on the Cache La Poudre River, Colorado’s only designated “Wild and Scenic” River.  You will get a thrilling whitewater rafting experience in a pristine and protected environment.

Fort Collins, CO

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Rocky Mountain Whitewater Rafting

Located in Idaho Springs right on Clear Creek, they pride themselves in being able to outfit you and your group with the best whitewater rafting trip no matter where you are located in Colorado.

Idaho Springs, CO

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Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours

Offers direct services to Classic or Extreme – Colorado zipline tours, Colorado white water rafting trips suitable for all ages and abilities, and catering for groups large or small.

Canon City, CO

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Whitewater Rafting, LLC

Offers river rafting in the heart of Colorado on the Colorado River and Roaring Fork Rivers near Glenwood Springs, Aspen, Vail, and Grand Junction! They offer trips from mild class II to full day trips to the most popular Half-day Rafting trip on the Shoshone Rapids of the Colorado River. Awards – Voted Best Rafting Firm 8 times as well as Best Raft Guide – Caleb Liston.

Glenwood Springs, CO

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Wilderness Area Rafting

Offers a wide variety of trip lengths and locations. They operate on five rivers in Colorado – including the extremely popular and exciting Arkansas River. They operate on Arizona’s Salt River – a hidden gem with exciting rapids and breathtaking scenery. They offer self-contained multi-day trips that provide riverside meals you won’t find anywhere else!

Buena Vista, CO

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Sightseeing in Colorado

Colorado Sightseeing

Adventures designed to encourage guests to get out into nature and see, learn, and explore the treasures that the Rocky Mountains and Denver have to offer.

Front Range and Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

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Colorado Sightseer

See, learn, and explore Denver, the Foothills, and the Rocky Mountains with fun and exciting half and full-day small-group sightseeing and adventure tours originating out of Denver. Colorado Sightseer has day trips going to the flowing destinations daily: Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Breckenridge, Red Rocks, Georgetown, Central City, Idaho Springs, Mount Evans, Golden, Buffalo Bills, Evergreen, Echo Lake, Denver Mountain Parks, Boulder,  Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Garden of the Gods, and Pikes Peak.

Denver, CO

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Gateway Canyons Air Tours

Provides scenic tours, transportation, airport transfers, aerial filming, custom charters, and other adventure activities centered on the Western Slope of Colorado.

Gateway, CO

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Rock Light Photo Tours

Photographer Colin D. Young offers customizable half-day, full day or multi-day private Photo Tours for individuals or small groups in Moab, Utah & Estes Park Colorado.  Excursions are designed to match your experience level, physical abilities, and interests.

Estes Park, CO

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Yellow Wood Guiding

Offers private Estes Park tours. Go on a Wildlife Tour, Photo Safari, Nature Tour, or guided Hiking / Snowshoeing Tour of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Estes Park, CO

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Skiing and Snowboarding in Colorado

Apex Mountain School

Apex Mountain School welcomes both public and private groups to enjoy: Rock and Ice Climbing, Backcountry Skiing and Splitboarding, Mountaineering, AIARE Avalanche Education, and Corporate Team-Building Programs.

Vail, CO

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Buena Vista Mountain Adventures

Provides the best wilderness adventures and education that Buena Vista, Colorado has to offer.            Buena Vista Mountain Adventure guides have spent years exploring the Arkansas Valley and remain excited about sharing unique outdoor experiences with our guests. Their strength as a team comes from their diverse backgrounds, which include guiding, ski patrolling, AIARE avalanche instruction, outdoor education, and military mountain training programs. They are confident that you’ll have as much fun as they do exploring the Continental Divide with them.

Buena Vista, CO

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Colorado Snowboard Guides

For snowboarders to further their skill-sets off-piste through courses in backcountry education, guided trips, and mentorship.

Dillon, CO

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Rocky Mountain Adventures

Their kayak school provides you with the opportunity to learn the dynamic sport of kayaking in a controlled environment and supportive atmosphere. Kayaking in Colorado can provide a lifetime of excitement, fun, and exercise. Their skilled and experienced Instructors teach a variety of courses from beginner, intermediate, to advanced, both on and off the river.

Fort Collins, CO

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Silverton Avalanche School

The Silverton Avalanche School is an arm of San Juan County Search and Rescue. They are dedicated to educating the public on how to play safe in avalanche terrain. The School has been educating the general public, professional rescuers, law enforcement about avalanche avoidance since 1964.

Silverton, CO

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Telluride Helitrax

Telluride Helitrax guides and pilots utilize the best equipment in the industry and safety procedures to lead guests through some of the most dramatic ski terrain and high-quality snow found anywhere.

Telluride, CO

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Vail Powder Guides

Offers guided backcountry snowcat skiing and riding in the White River National Forest.

Vail, CO

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Skydiving/Paragliding in Colorado

Vail Valley Paragliding

Vail Valley Paragliding is a group of professional tandem instructors who are passionate about free flying in the World Class Vail Valley, Colorado.

Avon, CO

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Snowmobiling in Colorado

High Country Tours

Offering beginner, family-friendly, and advanced snowmobile tours and rentals through the forests.

Silverthorne, CO

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Good Times Adventures

Offers snowmobiling tours and dog sledding. Good Times is perfect for individuals, families, or corporate groups.

Breckenridge, CO

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Grand Adventures

Grand Adventures has been Winter Park and Grand County’s premier snowmobile tour and rental company for decades. They have access to the best terrain in the area, providing the best views to their customers. Their staff is passionate about what they do, and they enjoy their trips as much as their customers.

Winter Park, CO

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Water Skiing in Colorado

Rocky Mountain Ski + Wake

Offers water ski, wakeboard, wakesurf, and tubing sets on the highest quality equipment behind industry-leading, sport-specific boats. Expect a warm family atmosphere, instruction for all skill levels and a talented, informative staff.

Lakewood, CO

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Ziplining in Colorado

Broadmoor Outfitters

Founded in 1994, Resort Outfitters is a consortium of resort-based and stand-alone adventure outfitters committed to delivering the highest quality outdoor, team-building and corporate experiences for the most discerning guests. In addition to ziplining, Broadmoor Outfitters offer stand up paddle boarding, rock climbing, mountain biking, hikes, paintball, and geocaching.

Colorado Springs, CO

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