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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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Amazing group adventure in the Rockies!

Thank you to Alex, Jill, Cindy and Virginia for leading an amazing weekend adventure in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JG072017
ROCKY MOUNTAIN TOUR

Part of our vacation was to take a tour of the Rocky Mountains out of Boulder. We chose Colorado... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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6560 Odell Place Suite D, Suite D, Boulder, CO 80301
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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with a group of friends on an adventure weekend coordinated by Cindy, Jill, Alex and Virginia. We went rock climbing, hiking, repelling and camping. This awesome team made sure everyone was safe, fed, taken care of and having a great time the entire...More

Thank elanar0se
Joshua B, Owner at Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the review and sharing time outdoors with us! I will pass the review to Cindy, Jill, Alex, and Virginia. We truly appreciate allowing us to do what we love! We look forward to the next time exploring the wilderness together! Best...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cindy, Jill, Alex, and Virginia are the best guides! They led our entire group of almost 40 people and we had such a fun-filled weekend with them! They are amazing!!!More

Thank cartz2017
Joshua B, Owner at Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for sharing your experience and joining us! Cindy, Jill, Alex and Virginia are really great and we are lucky to have them on our team for so many years! Looking forward to having you back in the future for RMNP Adventure weekend...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our nonprofit organization booked a three day hiking/rock climbing/camping trip, and CWRAG set up all tents and sites, provided three meals a day and snacks for the whole group, and led our hikes and rock climbing excursions. Not only were they organized and professional, but...More

Thank Meghan R
Joshua B, Owner at Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Meghan, Truly great to make this a reality after 2 years and all your hard work in making this happen. You were really great to work with!! Super great sharing a shabbat in the outdoors with your team! You, Joshua, and Rabbi Green created...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a beautiful 3.5 mile hike to Gem Lake in Estes Park and rock-climbed with Jason as our guide. Jason was a great guide! Pointing out info about the area and coaching us on our rock-climbing.More

Thank Rebecca E
Joshua B, Owner at Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rebecca, Thanks so much for joining us and sharing your experience with Jason! We truly appreciate spending the day with you. Jason is a great person and really working hard to develop his craft as a professional mountain guide. We will share this review...More

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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
21 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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