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Amazing Slaughterhouse Trip

We had an incredible rafting experience with Mike and Talbot on the category 4, Slaughterhouse... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kmulvihill12
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Great Experience

Nothing to add. Beautiful place great people. The water was lower than usual but I would do it... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mordy s
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With over 40 years of experience providing outdoor activities in Colorado, we are Aspen & Snowmass' most knowledgeable whitewater rafting and outdoor adventures company. Whether you are a family with small children or an adrenaline junkie, a party of 1 or a party of 100, looking for a quiet hike in the woods, biking at the Maroon Bells or blasting through whitewater rapids, Blazing Adventures has just the trip for you!
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555 E Durant Ave, Aspen, CO 81611
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an incredible rafting experience with Mike and Talbot on the category 4, Slaughterhouse, today. Mike was a highly skilled guide and we had tons of fun, while staying in the boat and getting to enjoy the entire experience. I would HIGHLY recommend rafting...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing to add. Beautiful place great people. The water was lower than usual but I would do it again any day...(it even rained when we were there. it didn't spoil the trip)

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Vince N, Owner at Blazing Adventures Aspen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review mordy s. Any day is a great day on the river! We hope to see you again this summer.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointed in this company. We called expressing we'd be 20 minutes late and were told by personnel that this was fine and that they would wait. Once they realized that we didn't have insurance they went ahead and left without us. Stiffing us on...More

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Vince N, Owner at Blazing Adventures Aspen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks KHowren. I was able to look up your reservation from 2016. On all of our public trips, we have to stick to a schedule. We noted in our reservation system that you called our office staff that day and said that you'd be 10...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You take a beat up Jeep up Aspen Mountain, drive down the backside and that’s it. No great scenery just a bumpy ride. $100 gone!More

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Vince N, Owner at Blazing Adventures Aspen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review terrance29. I'm sorry to hear that this wasn't the trip for you. If you're ever back in the area, please give me a call at 970-923-4544 and I'd gladly line you out on a trip that better caters to your needs....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly, fun, and extremely knowledgeable guides. Couldn’t ask for a better experience. I would recommend to anyone.

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Vince N, Owner at Blazing Adventures Aspen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks hunterreid2018. I'll be sure to pass this along to the guides. Always great to hear that they've given you a top-notch experience. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent way to enjoy the gorgeous rivers and river-perspective of trees, banks, canyon walls, birds and sky. Vince and his guides are friendly, dependable and fun.

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Vince N, Owner at Blazing Adventures Aspen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Peg O. We hope to get you out again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too many stories from our whitewater raft trip to ever recount in a single review, so I’ll keep it brief: the day we spent with Blazing was one of my favorite experiences that I’ve had in my years visiting Colorado. They had us laughing from...More

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Vince N, Owner at Blazing Adventures Aspen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Claire D. Glad to hear that it was a good experience from beginning to end. We hope to get you out again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guide was a blast and was able to tell us a whole bunch of stories about the sights we saw. He was easygoing as well, making sure to interact and joke with us along the way. We went in June of 2015 and it...More

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Vince N, Owner at Blazing Adventures Aspen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks mickfudd. We're happy to hear that you had a good time with your guide. Sounds like you're due for another adventure in the near future!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great adventure experience for a novice having never attempted any kind of water rafting! Experience enhanced by friendly staff!!

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Vince N, Owner at Blazing Adventures Aspen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks stm0756. We're always excited to take guests out on their first rafting experience. Great to hear that you enjoyed it!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Joey was an awesome guide. Great trip. They made pick up and drop off very easy. Will be back this summer.

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Vince N, Owner at Blazing Adventures Aspen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Steven. We look forward to getting you back out on the river again this year!

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forstallmb
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Response from Valerie O | Reviewed this property |
This company has many levels of rafting I'm 63 it is fabulous and thrilling tell them what you are looking for you will love it
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As far as whitewater goes the most exciting trip is the upper Roaring Fork! But this trip is not for the faint of heart. Be prepared for thrills and spills! Another thing to keep in mind, the water is some of the coldest you... More
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