Kayaking & paddling websites, prices for the Vail Valley. summer 2006
Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center, part of Colorado Kayak Supplyhttp://www.rmoc.com1.800.255.5784Take Highway 24 south past Leadville to Salida. Take Highway 291 on your left, and turn left again at the first (and only) stoplight.Each kayak clinic begins at 9:00 AM and requires a 3 person minimum (except private instruction).GUIDED KAYAK RIVER RUN ON THE ARKANSAS RIVERevery day May 1 – September 4$99/person, minimum 3 peopleEquipment and lunch not includedPRIVATE KAYAK INSTRUCTIONDaily May 1 – September 4$250, equipment and lunch includedKAYAK INSTRUCTION CLINICSIntro: General overview of basic skills. Also great as a refresher course.Transition: Create confidence with Class II whitewater and introduce Class III. Intermediate: Class III whitewater challenges and introduction to playboating.2 day ($195) Sat-Sun, Tues-Wed, or Thurs-Fri3 day ($293) May 24-26, June 3-5, June 21-23, Aug 12-14, Aug 23-255 day ($488) June 5-9, Aug 14-18PLAYBOAT CLINICSPlayboat 101: Literally playing on the water. Intro class teaches basic skills such as front and back surfing, 360 flat spins, eddy line squirts, cartwheels.Playboat 202: Continued direction in freestyle, cartwheels, splitwheels, blunts.1/2 Day Sundays, May – Sept $50Full Day Fridays and Sundays, May – Sept $99ROLL CLINICSDaily May 1 – September 4$50Alpine Kayakhttp://www.alpinekayak.com1.877.926.386734510 US Highway 6, EdwardsTurn left off exit 163. Turn left again onto Highway 6. The Edwards Business Center is 400 yards on your right.Open daily from 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM.All equipment provided. Access to Colorado, Eagle and Roaring Fork Rivers and the Shoshone rapids in Glenwood.INTRODUCTORY KAYAK CLASSES Pool: Wednesdays February – October from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM at Avon Rec Center$45Lake: May – October$55BEGINNER RIVER CLASSDaily May – OctoberTwo day session, one on lake and one on the Colorado River. $165POOL ROLL Tuesday or Wednesday nights at Avon Rec Center$40Colorado Canoe and Kayakhttp://www.coloradocanoeandkayak.com928.9949910 Grand Avenue, Glenwood SpringsBEGINNER CLINIC Saturday pond session (8:45 AM until 1:00 PM) Sunday river session (9:00 AM until 4:30 PM)Timberline Tourshttp://www.timberlinetours.com800.831.1414UPPER COLORADO RIVER$69/adults $59/kids 8-12 $49/kids under 84 1/2 hour trip May through October, includes lunchThis Class II (beginner) course is family-friendly, with easy rapids, beautiful scenery, and wildlife sightings. LOWER EAGLE RIVER(May – July) Class III (high intermediate rapids)A.M. $89/adults, $79/kids 8-12. 5 hour trip includes lunch.P.M. adults $79, kids 8-12 $69. 4 1/2 hour trip includes snack.Colorado River Guides, Inc.http://raftcolorado.com800.938.7238COLORADO RIVER(May – October) Class I, II, III1/2 day: $38/adults, $30/kids 12 and underFull day with lunch: $65/adults, $48/kids 12 and underEAGLE RIVER(May – July) Class II, III, IV.1/2 day: $45/adults, $40/kids 8-12Full day with lunch: $70/adults, $55/kids 8-12Colorado River Runs, Inc.http://coloradoriverruns.com800.826.1081COLORADO RIVER(May – September) Easy to moderate rapids, recommended for families with children10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM2 1/2 to 3 hours$38/adults $30/children 13 and underEAGLE RIVER9:00 AM and 1:00 PM2 1/2 to 3 hours(May – July) Moderate to challenging rapids$44Vail Colorado
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