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Defiance Rafting

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“We believe everyone needs a little adventure in their lives - whether it’s the exhilaration of staring down the status quo and doing something new or the satisfaction of pushing fear aside to step outside of your comfort zone. That mindset drives...more
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1308 County Road 129, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-9736
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We spent a half day on the river doing the Double Shoshone. Though the wares weren’t high at this time of year our guide Ben was great and the rafting was exciting. The kids just loved running the rapids and doing them twice was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Gregory C, Owner at Defiance Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you for circling back and sharing your experience on our Double Shoshone Half Day, Oren! Glad to hear that you and the gang had a great time out there with Ben. Hope to see you this way again. Take care! – Gregory

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

We didn't have any plans of going rafting for the day until we came across the place accidentally. The staff on the front desk are very nice and she enticed us to go; gave us an idea and run through how the activity will go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joseph C
Gregory C, Owner at Defiance Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thanks for the feedback, Joseph. We like to think we have a solid bunch here who sincerely enjoy supporting the guest experience. We're river people; it's all we do. And we're stoked that it translated to your experience rafting with us. Next time you're around,...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Great day. Fun time rafting and took a dip in a natural hot spring along the side of the river. Total tour took 3 hours, 12 miles. Equipment was provided, Jeremy was our tour guide (funny, talkative, ). He talked about the area, the history...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Gregory C, Owner at Defiance Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you for the feedback, Alrene! Glad you had a great time out there on your late-season float. They don't get any better than Jeremy; we're happy to see you agree! Happy travels and we hope to see you again! – Gregory

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a great time with our guide Pebbles. We went late in the season but still enjoyed the experience, the views, and pebbles knowledge of the local rapids.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Gregory C, Owner at Defiance Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience, Samantha. We're big fans of late-season rafting (and Pebbles!). The splash factor may be tempered a bit with lower water levels but the slower flow means you get more time to kick back and enjoy the views. And because...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The rapids were fun. I’ve been rafting many times and this was the first time I was asked to carry the boat or oars generally the other companies the raft guides do this. Also we had a new guide who told many made up stories...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Gregory C, Owner at Defiance Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry to hear your experience didn't meet your expectations, nothing bugs us more here at Defiance world headquarters than to have fallen short in that regard. We do ask guests to help carry rafts and paddles and oars only...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Great trip. Went with family of 4, including 13 and 11 year old. I was first time rafter and very nervous for myself and kids. Pebbles our guide was great, and the trip was so fun and easy. I’m actually looking forward to doing it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Gregory C, Owner at Defiance Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

We love what we do and are glad that it shows! First-time rafters are the best and it's so fun to watch "newbies" have an awesome experience on the river! Come back anytime! --Heather

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience rafting with our awesome guide pebbles. This was the perfect trip for the family. It had just enough rapids for some fun, but nothing intense at all. The kids loved it at the company is well run and energetic.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Gregory C, Owner at Defiance Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you for the feedback! We're so glad you had a great time and did so under Pebbles' skillful care. Have a great wrap-up to your summer! - Gregory

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Defiance is a great company to go rafting with. All the staffs were friendly and helpful. The check in was simple and fast. There is a place for you to change if needed. If you don‘t have proper shoes/or water shoes, they even provide you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Gregory C, Owner at Defiance Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you for circling back, and for the in-depth feedback! Brad is one of the greats among the good. Have a great rest of your summer and we look forward to seeing you next go around! - Gregory

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Great experience!!!! So much fun!!! Great guides!!! Don’t pass this up!!! My first time doing this, my wife’s third! We went on the 2 time trip through the rapids! Worth every penny!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Gregory C, Owner at Defiance Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thanks for the review, Curt! The Double Shoshone Half Day is a great trip that tends to cover the bases and we're glad your experience proved as much. Hope to see you again! – Gregory

Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We have gone rafting as a family before in Clear Creek, Colorado, and it was so fun that we thought nothing could top it but Defiance Rafting sure did! The guides are so fun to be around that we never wanted the fun to end!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Gregory C, Owner at Defiance Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! Defiance's river pros live and breathe this stuff and we think it shows in the quality of the guest experience. Have a wonderful rest of your summer and we hope to see you again! –...More

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