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“Great family trip for first timers” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Sky Adventures

Blue Sky Adventures
319 6th Street, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
970-945-6605
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Owner description: Since 1975, Blue Sky has been offering professionally guided whitewater river trips on the Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers. Conveniently located in downtown Glenwood Springs in the Historic Hotel Colorado and across the street from the famous Hot Springs Pool and Lodge, Blue Sky Adventures is dedicated to providing a whitewater experience that exceeds any of our guests' expectations. Dedicated to safety, service, professionalism and fun since 1975.Call us anytime: 970-945-6605
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Great family trip for first timers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012 via mobile

We took our 5 and 7 year old on their first rafting trip. We did the half day adventure, which included Shoshone Rapids. Everyone had a great time! Our guide, Michael, was excellent. We enjoyed getting off the raft and floating after riding the rapids.

Everything about this operation felt safe and ran like a well-oiled machine. The photos we purchased at the end were worth the $45 price tag. Would recommend this experience to families for sure!

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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“Awesome Fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

I had a blast with this crew! Fun, funny, and attentive. The photos turned out awesome. To bad we didn't get any photos of the bear we spotted! :(

Visited June 2012
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Lake City, CO
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“A great river experience.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012 via mobile

A good value and a beautiful trip. The equipment was in good shape and the guides were very enthusiastic.

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Littleton
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“Great Trip on the Colorado”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

We were referred to Blue Sky by our hotel and were not disappointed. Called Blue Sky after hours the night before we wanted to go rafting the next morning @ 8 am. My call was promptly returned. This was a good sign. Our guide was very knowlegable and made the trip an exciting fun, safe adventure for my family including a 10 yr. old girl. We did the 1/2 day Shoshone trip which starts off with some moderate rapids then turns into a slow cruise down the Colorado into Glenwood Springs. The rapids were fun, but the slow floating at the end of the trip got a little bit boring. I strongly suggest to choose the Shoshone rapids package, (I believe they have one where that is all you do). Very friendly, helpful, and competent staff.

Visited July 2012
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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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“Great trip!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We had a great trip! It started with a well-organized send-off by the friendly staff. Nate was a friendly and knowledgable guide who gave clear instructions and made the day loads of fun. And the DVD of pictures of our trip is a keeper, maybe a source of a Christmas card picture this year.

Visited July 2012
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