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“Amazing Time!”

Blazing Adventures Aspen
Ranked #3 of 23 Tours in Aspen
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: With 40 years of experience providing outdoor activities in Colorado, we are Aspen & Snowmass' most knowledgeable whitewater rafting and outdoor adventures company. Whether you are a family with small children or an adrenaline junkie, a group of 1 or a group of 100, looking for a quiet hike in the woods, biking at the Maroon Bells or blasting through whitewater rapids, Blazing Adventures has just the trip for you!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Our family booked a Colorado River rafting trip with Blazing and had such an amazing time that we immediately afterward booked a hike to Maroon Bells with them too. The rafting was so much fun and Blazing was a great company to work with. The guides and staff were exceptionally nice and made us feel safe and secure the whole time. Our trip included class III rapids, which were a lot of fun the whole family - kids included. Just enough adventure without ever feeling dangerous.

Special shout out to (Irish) Ryan - a wonderful, fun and funny guy who made our trip so memorable. Ask for him! We were so happy after rafting that we went on our hike with Ryan too (and Kevin - also a great guy). They took us into Maroon Bells with such enthusiasm and happiness - you could tell how much they love their jobs. Going with Blazing, we didn't have to worry about getting there or the fact that you basically can't drive yourself given parking restrictions during the daytime. And the views at Maroon Lake and, at the end of the hike up at Crater Lake, will never be forgotten. Could we have done the hike without Blazing? Yes, but it wouldn't have been nearly as easy or nearly as much fun.

Highly recommend this company -- and Ryan and Kevin in particular -- for both rafting and hiking. Would not hesitate to go out with them again - in fact already looking forward to it on a future trip!

Thank jetsdc
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We did the Colorado River SUP trip. Staff at the shop were super friendly and welcoming. Our guide Mike was awesome, entertained us on the ride up and back with great stories and useful information about the area. Our guide assessed our groups overall skill and let us crush it down the river! Kept it fun. We always felt safe and confident of what to do if we fell off. Lunch afterwards was a great touch!
Good times from booking to finish!

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We went rafting last summer with Blazing Adventures and it was so much fun that we decided to do it again this summer. We went out with Peter and Hilary, who happened to be our guides last year also, so it was great to see them again. They were just as knowledgeable, helpful and fun as we remembered! We went out for the double Shoshone on the day of the eclipse, making it an extra special day. Doing the rapids twice made it twice as great and we'd do it a third time next summer when we come back. Hope to see Hilary and Peter again then.

Thank Ftlaudfatty
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went rafting on the Colorado River on the double Shoshone Trip. We had such a great time! The staff was amazing.... From the moment they picked us up in Snowmass until they dropped us back off. They were extremely professional and safety was their number one priority. Irish was a fantastic guide! And Mike a great driver! Everything was extermely organized too! We would highly recommend this company and can't wait to go on another adventure with them!

Thank Allison T
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

What a tremendous trip!!! Our guide, Drew, was incredibly skilled and educated about the Shoshone rapids we were rafting. Really engaged with my 13yo daughter and 10 yo son. We rafted the rapids 3 times and Nick our driver for the day was helpful loading and unloading the raft for the trip back up the river. Drew's love of the river and his job was apparent throughout. Thanks Drew and Nick for a great afternoon making memories with my family and keeping us safe. We will most definitely be back!!!

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