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Blazing Adventures

Pitkin county, Colorado whitewater outfitter

  Class IV Rapids
Arkansas River
Kansas River
Roaring Fork
White River
Class I Rapids

Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Colorado tend to be more challenging than the national average, so keep in mind that many of the sections here are not safe for beginners. The scenic beauty of Colorado and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream make the trip here worthwhile. Getting some good exercise
    and spending some quality time in nature are great reasons to come. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. There are plenty of hotels here if you want to spend a night, but you'd better reserve
in advance because these hotels fill up quick. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good spots for that around here. The put-in location is a short drive from Edwards.

Briefly about the general area:
The snow is good at Buttermilk, and going for a hike on the Trail Riders Trail is always a great adventure. You'll meet a lot of folks from Snowmass Village here, and you can go for a hike on the Blue Creek
Trail. At this river you will never have a bad time. All through the summertime months, highs regularly are in the 80's at Blazing Adventures. Summer nighttime lows sink down to the 50's. Daytime highs during the winter are in the 30's; after the sun is down during the wintertime temperatures at Blazing Adventures plunge into the 0's. Blazing Adventures is a location that is rather waterless generally. Through the month of April you get the most rain around here while June is mostly the driest month.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Blazing Adventures.
 Whitewater Near Blazing Adventures:
Roaring Fork, Pitkin County, 5 miles away
      Class III - 6.2 miles long (Lower Woody Creek Bridge to Route 82 Bridge)
Roaring Fork, Pitkin County, 6 miles away
      Class III - 3.8 miles long (Upper Woody Creek Bridge to Lower Woody Creek Bridge)
Roaring Fork, Eagle County, 8 miles away
      Class III+ - 4.4 miles long (Seven Castles to Basalt 7-11)
Roaring Fork, Pitkin County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4.5 miles long (Aspen to Upper Woody Creek Bridge)
-blank-, Eagle County, 9 miles away
      Class IV - 5 miles long (Taylor Creek to Basalt)
Whitewater Outfitter - Aspen Whitewater Rafting, Pitkin County, 9 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Roaring Fork, Pitkin County, 10 miles away
      Class IV+ - 2 miles long (Aspen Music School to Slaughterhouse Bridge)
Crystal River - North Fork, Gunnison County, 12 miles away
      Class V+ - 0.65 miles long (to scree slope)
Crystal River, Gunnison County, 13 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 3 miles long (Crystal Mill Falls to Crystal Gorge)
East River, Gunnison County, 14 miles away
      Class IV - 0.75 miles long (Gothic Bridge to above Stupid Falls)
 Ski Areas Near Blazing Adventures:
Buttermilk, Colorado , 7 miles away, 2030 foot drop, 7 lifts, 41 runs
Aspen Highlands, Colorado , 7 miles away, 3635 foot drop, 4 lifts, 131 runs
Aspen Mountain, Colorado , 9 miles away, 3267 foot drop, 8 lifts, 76 runs
Snowmass, Colorado , 12 miles away, 4406 foot drop, 21 lifts, 84 runs
Crested Butte, Colorado , 16 miles away, 2775 foot drop, 16 lifts, 121 runs
Irwin Lodge, Colorado , 19 miles away, 2100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 15 runs
Sunlight Mountain, Colorado , 29 miles away, 2010 foot drop, 4 lifts, 67 runs
Beaver Creek, Colorado , 37 miles away, 3340 foot drop, 25 lifts, 149 runs
Ski Cooper, Colorado , 46 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
Vail, Colorado , 46 miles away, 3450 foot drop, 31 lifts, 193 runs
 Hotels Near Blazing Adventures:
The Pokolodi Lodge, Snowmass Village , 0 miles away
Wildwood Snowmass Hotel, Snowmass Village , 0 miles away
Snowmass Mountain Chalet, Snowmass Village , 0 miles away
Timberline Condominiums, Snowmass Village , 0 miles away
The Stonebridge Inn, Snowmass Village , 0 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Blazing Adventures:
Silver Bar, Aspen, 5 miles away
Maroon Creek Campground 2, Pitkin County, 5 miles away
Silver Bell, Aspen, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Blazing Adventures:
Trail Riders Trail, Gunnison , 12 miles away
Blue Creek Trail, Eagle , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Blazing Adventures:
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Gunnison - CO , 47 miles away
Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison - CO , 47 miles away
Sylvan State Park, Colorado , 21 miles away
White River National Forest, Colorado , 28 miles away
Paonia State Park, Colorado , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Blazing Adventures:
Snowmass Golf Course, Snowmass Village , 2 miles away
Maroon Creek Club, Aspen , 7 miles away
Aspen Golf & Tennis Club, Aspen , 8 miles away
 Lakes Near Blazing Adventures
Geneva Lake, Gunnison , 10 miles away
Warren Lake, Pitkin , 14 miles away
LEDE Reservoir, Eagle , 18 miles away

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