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THE ALL-AROUNDER.

CLASS III WHITEWATER: CHECK. SCENIC FLOAT: CHECK. BACKFLIPS: CHECK.

GLENWOOD CANYON HALF-DAY

If we only had three hours to spend on the water and wanted show our friends or family what it's like to experience the thrill of Class III Colorado whitewater rafting and the beauty of Glenwood Canyon, this would be the trip we'd take them on. And if we only had two hours because everyone had plans after the trip, well, we'd probably cancel them so we could all go rafting.

$59 per guest 13 & over

$49 for Happy Paddlers (12 & under) Includes snack, drink, and some Happy Paddler swag!

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Because we believe everyone deserves a little adventure in their lives! Rapids aren’t your thing? No worries. We can still get you out there by putting-in below the Shoshone rapids at Grizzly Creek (aka the Glenwood Canyon Scenic Half-Day trip).

DETAILS

  • Class I–III 

  • Trip length is approx. 2.5 hours to 3 hours (dependent on river flow)

  • Departs daily @ 9:00am and @ 1:00pm

  • Check-in is 45 minutes prior to departure

  • Requirements: Paddlers must weigh at least 50lbs to raft through the Shoshone rapids. Paddlers under 50lbs (but over 30lbs) will join us at Grizzly Creek, which is just below Shoshone rapids.

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PERFECT FOR:

First-timers, families, and people who like experiencing life rather than snapchatting it.

DBL Shoshone Half Day | Glenwood Canyon | Colorado River | Whitewater

IT’S EVEN BETTER TWICE.

SHOSHONE X 2 WITH AN HOUR OF SCENIC FLOAT THROUGH GLENWOOD CANYON.

DOUBLE SHOSHONE HALF-DAY

At Defiance Rafting, we expect our guides and their passengers to display perfect paddling form when rafting through the Class III–IV Shoshone Rapids. When they do, which is mostly all the time, we reward their excellence by letting them raft it again. When they don't, we punish them by making them redo it, which, oddly enough, they never seem too upset about.

$69 per guest

Upgrade to a High-Five Adventure for an additional $10 per guest!

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Experience whitewater rafting at its best!  Just outside of Glenwood Springs, the Double Shoshone Half Day is the perfect trip for splash and thrill while never leaving the Canyon! 

 

  • Class I–IV

  • Trip length is approx. 2 to 2.5 hours

  • Check-in is at 3:15pm

  • Departs daily at 4:00pm

  • Requirements: Paddlers must weigh at least 50lbs. Restricted to paddlers ages 14+ during high-water. Limited availability.

DBL Shoshone Half Day Paddler | Colorado River | Glenwood Canyon

PERFECT FOR:

Intermediate to advanced paddlers who want a double-dose of whitewater.