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“River Rafting, skykomish river.”
Review of Alpine Adventures

Alpine Adventures
Ranked #2 of 3 things to do in Gold Bar
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Owner description: Alpine Adventures white water rafting outfitter provides trips through out Washington State. Check out the class V Skykomish, big waves on the sunny Wenatchee in Leavenworth, family whitewater and bald eagle scenic floats on the Skagit, raft past waterfalls while twisting through the Green River Gorge, free camping next to the fast paced Tieton-most rapids in the state, remote mountain views on the class IV Sauk, a taste of the wild west with the Methow, and scenic bird watching floats on the Yakima. All river trips include wetsuits, booties, splash jackets, guides, shuttles, and a riverside picnic. Guide your own inflatable kayak or learn how to roll a white water kayak. Let us help plan your next; day trip, overnighter, family vacation, or large group event.
Northridge, ca
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“River Rafting, skykomish river.”
Reviewed June 30, 2012

They offer you a class 5 rapid, which they do not run. At most it is class 3. And when we arrived at bolder drop, they just run around it on the river. No excitement what so ever. Not worth 80$, maximum I would have paid is about 45$ for that run.

Visited June 2012
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, Owner at Alpine Adventures, responded to this review, July 13, 2012
Sorry you were disappointed with your trip. The river level on the day of your trip was 9,700 cfs a very high water level and to dangerous to run the ledge wave in Boulder Drop Rapid with the crews we had that day (non swimming). We elected to run the line called the Mercy Chute still rated class 4-5 by the experts. Sometimes my guides make that run look to easy as appears to be the case here. Our only other option would have been to cancel the trip as 4 members of the other group could not swim and 2 were poor swimmers. Alpine Adventures takes pride in our guides and there abilities to keep our clients as safe as possible.
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“super fun trip”
Reviewed May 24, 2012

Had a great time rafting with these guys in Leavenworth ... SO FUN!!!

Visited May 2012
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