Aspen, CO Based Whitewater Rafting Guides
We at Elk Mountain Expeditions are excited to show you the awesome rafting the Aspen area has to offer. Our owners, James & Lange, have been boating in and around Aspen, Colorado and the Roaring Fork Valley their entire lives and are passionate about sharing their love for whitewater rafting with you & your family!! Our goal at EME is to bring a more personalized rafting experience to your family’s vacation.
We offer a trip for everyone’s adventure level! Slaughterhouse is a spectacular Class IV section of whitewater, located just minutes from downtown Aspen. The Upper Roaring Fork is an exciting class III trip that is the perfect entry-level whitewater rafting trip for the whole family. If you’re more interested in scenery than excitement, the Lower Roaring Fork is the perfect rafting adventure, complete with beautiful views of Mount Sopris and the occasional wildlife sighting.
At Elk Mountain Expeditions we employ the highest quality guides in the Roaring Fork Valley. With an average of five years of commercial whitewater guiding experience, the guides at Elk Mountain Expeditions are highly trained and are also full of character. These people are what make life on the river so wonderful! Join us for a rafting trip and experience first hand the personalities that make rafting so addicting!!
Rafting Trips By Difficulty
The Lower Roaring Fork offers excellent scenery and flat water floating with a few fun splashy rapids. This trip is perfect for families with young children or people looking for a relaxing scenic float.
The Upper Roaring Fork is located just 15 minuets from downtown Aspen, Colorado. This exciting and scenic river trip offers numerous splashy rapids with names such as Snowmass Hole, Toothache, and Abscess.
The Slaughterhouse Falls section of the Roaring Fork is located just 5 minuets from Aspen, Colorado. This exhilarating and fast paced river adventure is sure to have you grinning from ear to ear. Good physical condition and swimming skills are recommended.