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Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides

#1 of 5 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Boulder Features Animals
6560 Odell Place Suite D, Suite D, Boulder, CO 80301
+1 720-242-9828
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Two 14ers in one day

This is the second time I've used CWRAG. Both experiences were fantastic. I don't have a lot of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Robert G
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Rockwall, Texas, United States
Fantastic Experience - Bachelor Party

Since the moment they picked us up to the moment they dropped us off, nothing but incredible... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mlinder515
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Bethesda, Maryland
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Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides: Connecting people to the outdoors and nature through education, adventure, and life changing experiences. We create unique, innovative, custom adventures and experiences. We specialize in guided wilderness tours / trips, team building (corporate and leadership), sightseeing tours, outdoor education group outings, group transportation and corporate functions. Activities include fly fishing (wade and flaot), sightseeing tours, mountain bike tours, cycling tours, hiking trips, rock climbing, peak ascents, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, snowshoeing, ski tours, backpacking trips - Rocky Mountain National Park, ATV tours, photography tours, historic tours, and Adventure - Outdoors. Lesiure travel trips, tours, and small groups range from 1 hour to 9+ days in Colorado and Eastern Utah. Group size: 1 participant to 450+ based on trip length, service, and activity. License: (Required in Colorado to operate) Colorado Outfitter Rafting License #: 534; Colorado Outfitter License #: 2717; Colorado Public Utilities Commission: #55777 - Transportation license for sightseeing, charter, limousine services. Permits (Required to operate by federal, state, and local land mangers to operation legally) - Official Rocky Mountain National Park Concessionaire for Technical Climbing, Mountaineering, Ski Mountaineering and avalanche education. - Permitted BLM Upper Colorado River Basin for guided multi-sport and river corridor tours and education. All or part of cwrag operation is conducted on public lands under special permit of the US Bureau of Land Management. - CWRAG is an equal opportunity service provider and permittee of Roosevelt National Forest (Boulder and Clear Creek Ranger Districts) and White River National Forest (Rio Blanca Ranger District). - Permitted for Climbing, Mountaineering, Mountain Biking, Cycling, Hiking, Backpacking, Photography Tours, Outdoor Education, Fly Fishing, Rafting, Ski Tours, Snowshoeing, Team Building Events with the following organizations: United States National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, United States Forest Service, Colorado Parks And Wildlife, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, Estes Park Parks and Bureau of Reclamation, Jefferson County Open Space. - Education provider for American Institute of Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) for avalanche level 1 and 2 course and Wilderness Medical Associates (WMA) for wilderness first responder (WFR) education and certifications. In 2015: we added 4 international countries: Itay, Chile, Ecuador, and Tanzania as destinations. Custom team building events are designed specifically for each group. Clients include Garmin Sharp Barracuda Professional Bike team (now Cannondale Garmin), Comcast, Covidien, Level 3, Anheuser Busch, Purina One / Nestle, Estee Lauder, US Army, US Airforce, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), and more. Facilitated more than 500 successful team building and leadership events.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the second time I've used CWRAG. Both experiences were fantastic. I don't have a lot of climbing experience, so I'm learning as I go. I've gotten tremendous information from the two climbs I made with CWRAG. This last weekend, I had a guide...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Since the moment they picked us up to the moment they dropped us off, nothing but incredible service. New to the area and not knowing much to do - Colorado Wilderness certainly helped out with that. We were planning an event for a bachelor Party...More

Thank mlinder515
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides when I was looking for some high altitude hiking experience before going on an Inn-to-Inn Trek in Peru. They delivered! I spent 6 days hiking with my personal guide, Cindy Gagnon, who led me up 5 peaks, 3...More

Thank HoustonChar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a splendid experience with CWRG for three days during the first week of July this year. Our guide was Cindy G who was very personable, experienced, and astonishingly fit! She brought the whole area to life for us; it was the first time...More

Thank Panday45
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thank you to Alex, Jill, Cindy and Virginia for leading an amazing weekend adventure in the Rockies!! They were wonderful at keeping the trip running smoothly, especially for such a large group. It was an incredible weekend, and their support and guidance throughout the trip...More

Thank JG072017
Joshua B, Owner at Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the review and feedback. I will share this with Alex, Jill, Cindy, and Virginia! Truly great having you join us and we look forward to the next time! Stay in touch. Best regards, Joshua

Reviewed 15 July 2017

Part of our vacation was to take a tour of the Rocky Mountains out of Boulder. We chose Colorado Wilderness Rides and Tours and had a great time. Prior to our tour our guide, Jill, sent us a questioner so she could customize our tour...More

Thank CR1325
Joshua B, Owner at Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks so much for joining us for a sightseeing tour to RMNP and the review. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. I will share this with Jill and she really loves to be a professional guide. After working with NASA,...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

My 2 sons (high school and middle school) and I went on a 3-day/2-night backpacking trip with Sam Z. as our guide. We were inexperienced but excited to get into the back country. We needed help with planning a route and with even some of...More

Thank Eric C
Joshua B, Owner at Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Eric, Thanks so much for the review and describing your experience. We really appreciated have you and your sons join us! We hope that this experience provides a thirst for adventure and exploring the wilderness in your boys that fosters a lifetime of exploration as...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We did the Zipline with Claire, Joel and Brie and had a fantastic time, we also did the Intermediate Rafting with Ryan and nobody fell out of the raft. It was a blast and the photos of the experience were an awesome memento! Will definitely...More

Thank goldendreemet
Joshua B, Owner at Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the response and review! We really appreciate you joining us for rafting and zip lining! We look forward to having you back in the future for another amazing experience!

Reviewed 7 July 2017

I went on a retreat guided by alex, jill, cindy, and virginia and they were amazing. Alex and Jill were so quick to meld into our group. They all clearly knew there stuff and were sure to balance being strong guides while also making space...More

Thank lgfisher2010
Joshua B, Owner at Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience! Our team informed me how much they enjoyed working with your group. We look forward to our next time outdoors together! Best regards, Joshua

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Big props to Alex, Jill, Cindy, Virginia and the rest of the guides for such a fun, professional, and safe rock climbing, hiking, and rappelling experience. They took care of meal prep and cleaning for our group of 20+ people too which was so helpful....More

Thank jakegelsul
Joshua B, Owner at Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the review and joining us!! We look forward to having you back in the future! Best regards, Joshua

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Wundercliffe
27 March 2017|
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Response from Joshua B | Property representative |
Hi Susie, Thanks for your question. I have a few questions to better understand your request as all our trips are private and custom. However, we do have a a few scheduled trips, for companies like Cabelas, that we are... More
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bustins4
22 July 2015|
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Response from Joshua B | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks so much for reaching out to us and your question. We would recommend combining horseback riding and rafting in the same day. We would recommend the intermediate rafting trip (class II, III, and a few sections of... More
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Lori M
10 July 2015|
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Response from Joshua B | Property representative |
Hi Lori, Thanks for the question! We have a few questions to better understand your request: 1. Do you mean August 8th, 2015 (Saturday)? 2. Which town are you staying? 3. What activity are you desiring to do? (we offer... More
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