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Buena Vista

Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center

Buena Vista, CO, USA
About Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center
We are the premier outpost for outdoor adventure in the Arkansas River Valley, offering professional instruction and guided trips. River activities include kayaking, rafting, duckies, and stand-up paddling. On land we conduct rock climbing trips at six different locations and also have access to over 200 miles of mountain bike trails. Choose you own adventure at RMOC!
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Brown's Canyon National Monument - Half Day Rafting Adventure

Spend a half-day rafting on the Arkansas River through Brown's Canyon National Monument on this tour from Buena Vista, CO. Even beginner paddlers will feel safe and comfortable with expert guidance and all equipment provided. Enjoy the scenery on the riverbanks and some exhilarating moments as you shoot the Class II and Class III rapids, finishing up with a sense of accomplishment.
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4 hours
from $75.00

White-Water Inflatable Kayak Trip: Salida Town Run Half-Day

Paddle the Arkansas River in an inflatable white-water kayak on a guided white-water trip from Buena Vista. More stable and easier to paddle than rigid white-water kayaks, inflatable boats are a fun, beginner-friendly way to experience the flat water, waves, and Class II rapids on the Arkansas River, where you’ll have gorgeous views of the Colorado mountains.
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4 hours
from $95.00

Brown's Canyon National Monument - Full Day Rafting Adventure

Experience one of the United States' newest national monuments, Brown's Canyon, on this full-day rafting adventure from Buena Vista. With all instruction and equipment included and an experienced adventure guide at the helm, even beginners and kids (over six years old) can enjoy the Class II and Class II whitewater on the Arkansas River. Midday, stop along the river for a "Mountain Mex" lunch to keep paddlers fueled up.
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8 hours
from $125.00
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Reviewed October 1, 2019

This was a true delight! I have never been river kayaking before, and our guides prepped us before each challenging rapid to explain the best way to approach it. When I was tossed from my kayak, they were right there to get me back on...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank traversisamantha
Reviewed September 30, 2019

Booked two days of private lessons for me and my wife in late September. Though late in season and water was low, we wanted to make progress on our combat rolls. The instruction we received met if not far exceeded our expectations. We wanted to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 30, 2019

Our group of 10 had a great time doing a half day inflatable kayak trip with Josh, Kate and Nick. A few people fell in, which they told us was likely to happen. They did great safety briefing and perhaps even more importantly, were very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jimelutz
Reviewed September 16, 2019 via mobile

We had Kate as our guide with duckies, and 2 in our group fell out once. Kate was extremely patient and always smiling. She kept us all together like the professional that she is and expertly guided us through the less rigorous rapids after the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank EngiGrl
Reviewed September 8, 2019

We did a late season inflatable kayak run down Lower Brown’s that was AMAZING and highly recommended! RMOC has amazing guides with great training and a slew of certifications. Also so impressed by how they offer 4 seasons of adventures! Can’t wait for them to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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