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Further Adventures

San Miguel county, Colorado whitewater outfitter

  River Guides
Deep Creek
Dolores River
Mill Creek
San Miguel River
Whitewater Rafting Trips
Day Trips

The average Colorado whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master than those in other states, so keep in mind that many of the rivers here are not very forgiving. The wonderful Colorado scenery and the playfulness of the water attract people from near and far.
    If you're coming from Montrose it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location. The beautiful Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains scenery is an added bonus. There are some good hotels near the river, but if you donít have
reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. Getting some good exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great reasons to come. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground.

Briefly about the general area:
While you're here at Further Adventures you will meet lots
of people from nearby Ophir, and the slopes of Telluride are so inviting noone can resist. All the outdoors exciting stuff in the Uncompahgre Plateau Mountains will keep you coming back again and again. The Deep Creek Trail offers hiking at its best, and Further Adventures is right by the Blue Lakes Trail. At this river you will always have a good time. High temperatures at Further Adventures during the summer months are in the 80's, and the nighttime is a little colder of course, ordinarily in the 40's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 30's, and nighttime lows through the winter for Further Adventures tend to be in the 0's.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Further Adventures.
 Whitewater Near Further Adventures:
Whitewater Outfitter - Waterwolf, San Miguel County, 1 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
San Miguel River, San Miguel/ Montrose County, 4 miles away
      Class III - 7.3 miles long (Silverpick Road to Fall Creek Road)
Mineral Creek - South, -blank- County, 12 miles away
      Class V+ - 0.5 miles long (Above South Mineral Camp Ground)
Uncompahgre River, Ouray County, 13 miles away
      Class V+ - 2.2 miles long (Ouray to KOA campground)
Whitewater Outfitter - Rigs FLY Shop & Guide Service, Ouray County, 13 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Lime Creek, -blank- County, 14 miles away
      Class V+ - 3 miles long (1st Gorge)
Animas River, San Juan/ La Plata County, 14 miles away
      Class IV-V - 24.2 miles long (Silverton to Tacoma)
Lime Creek, -blank- County, 14 miles away
      Class V+ - -blank- miles long (2nd Gorge)
Hermosa Creek, La Plata County, 18 miles away
      Class IV-V - 24 miles long (Hermosa Park to US 550)
Dolores River, Dolores / Montezuma County, 18 miles away
      Class II-III - 39 miles long (Rico to McPhee Reservoir)
 Ski Areas Near Further Adventures:
Telluride, Colorado , 1 miles away, 3845 foot drop, 18 lifts, 115 runs
Silverton, Colorado , 15 miles away, 3200 foot drop, 1 lifts, 1 runs
Kendall Mountain, Colorado , 15 miles away, 400 foot drop, 1 lifts, 3 runs
Purgatory, Colorado , 17 miles away, 2029 foot drop, 11 lifts, 85 runs
Hesperus Ski Center, Colorado , 38 miles away, 700 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Powderhorn, Colorado , 65 miles away, 1650 foot drop, 4 lifts, 44 runs
Wolf Creek, Colorado , 77 miles away, 1604 foot drop, 7 lifts, 77 runs
Irwin Lodge, Colorado , 79 miles away, 2100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 15 runs
Crested Butte, Colorado , 80 miles away, 2775 foot drop, 16 lifts, 121 runs
Sunlight Mountain, Colorado , 87 miles away, 2010 foot drop, 4 lifts, 67 runs
 Hotels Near Further Adventures:
Fairmont Franz Klammer Lodge, Telluride , 0 miles away
See Forever Village, Mountain Village , 0 miles away
The Peaks Resort And Spa, Mountain Village , 0 miles away
Madeline Hotel And Residences, Telluride , 0 miles away
Inn At Lost Creek, Telluride , 0 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Further Adventures:
Telluride Town Park, Ophir, 3 miles away
Alta Lakes Dispersed, Ophir, 3 miles away
Sunshine Campground, San Miguel County, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Further Adventures:
Deep Creek Trail, San Miguel , 2 miles away
Blue Lakes Trail, Ouray , 5 miles away
Dallas Trail, Ouray , 6 miles away
Sheep Trail, San Miguel , 7 miles away
Alder Creek Trail, San Miguel , 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Further Adventures:
Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park - CO , 53 miles away
Yucca House National Monument, Mesa Verde National Park - CO , 53 miles away
Ridgway State Park, Colorado , 17 miles away
San Juan National Forest, Colorado , 31 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Further Adventures:
Telluride Ski & Golf Club, Telluride , 0 miles away
Cornerstone Colorado, Telluride , 0 miles away
Telluride Golf Club, Telluride , 1 miles away
 Lakes Near Further Adventures
Cushman Lake, San Miguel , 4 miles away

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