Learn how to Kayak and Stand Up Paddle in Aspen, Colorado!
Experience the Rivers in Colorado!
Located in the central Rockies, we offer friendly guides and coaches, high level instruction and superb rivers in and around the incredible, historic town of Aspen.
Our main office is the Nature Preserve on the Roaring Fork River 5 minutes above town. We take students on three beautiful sections, each slightly more challenging. They provide a perfect progression for the novice paddler and quick and easy access for a workout or roll session for intermediate and advanced paddlers.
Advanced paddlers enjoy the Slaughter House section of the Fork 5 minutes downstream from Aspen. Intermediate kayakers play in the Toothache rapids 15 min. from town. We also have access to 4 more sections of the Fork and the Colorado River.
Plan Your Perfect Trip With Us
We offer state of the art equipment designed to help you progress as easily as possible. Kayaks from Jackson, Liquid Logic, Dagger, Wave Sport, and Pyrahna allow you to comfortably enjoy the river. We are the only company using performance Stand Up Paddle boards and kayaks that actually allow you to progress in the art of river running. The latest Inflatable Stand Up Paddle boards from C4 Waterman allow you to enjoy and more easily learn skills. Paddles from Werner and Pohaku for propulsion; while wetsuits, fleece, paddle jackets , booties and helmets provide you with comfort and safety as you experience Aspen from a new perspective.
We offer private and group coaching, half day, full day and multi-day lessons. We also guide 6 day trips down the Green River and 2 week trips down the Grand canyon. American Canoe Association certification courses are also offered if you are interested in becoming a kayak or Stand Up Paddle instructor.
Basic courses are offered either weekend or weeklong, and provide training in strokes and maneuvers in flat water, class I and II rivers.