About This Trip
THIS TRIP IS CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE FOR THE 2023 SEASON. SEE OUR NEEDLETON SECTION FOR AVAILABLE UPPER ANIMAS TRIPS.
Truly disconnect on our 3 Day trip into the Upper Animas River Canyon. You will challenge 2 days of continuous Class II and III with intermittent Class IV and Class V rapids, and also a day to yourself to reflect and enjoy the beauty surrounding you!
The second day of the trip is for you to explore the Weminuche Wilderness where you can fish, hike, and explore in the remote Colorado wilderness. All of your meals, starting with lunch on day 1 and ending with lunch on day 3, are included and prepared for you. Evenings are spent in our established campsites. At high water, this trip is considered extreme.
Upper Animas River rafting Silverton section trips starting at $949.
This trip is currently unavailable for the 2023 season. See our Needleton Section for available Upper Animas trips.
15 foot self-bailing rafts rigged as oar boats with paddle assist. Be ready to paddle and swim on your pre-trip orientation!
Payment & Cancellations
- 1/2 down, 1/2 charged 60 days prior to trip.
- 1/3 down with remaining balance charged in thirds by 60 days prior.
- Call for other arrangements!
Free Courtesy Hold
We don’t want you to miss out on this trip so we’ll hold your spots, payment-free, for 24hrs while you make your final arrangements & prepare for payment.
In addition to the listed trip cost, we collect an additional 9% for River and Land Access Fees (ie. Forest Service, BLM, City, Private Land Use).
Receive an 80% refund with written notice 5 days prior to trip departure. Less notice, no refund.
At Upper Animas orientation, if determined this is not right for you, for 1 day trips you may apply the trip cost to another available trip, less $250 per person for the nonrefundable train ticket & orientation. For overnight trips, the non refundable amount is $300 per person. Train tickets may be able to be transferred depending on the train’s availability.
Trip Insurance through RoamRight is recommended to help cover unforeseen circumstances.
We conform to the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad cancellation policy. Train ticket cancellations are subject to a fee 5 days before your reserved date. There are no refunds issued on reservations cancelled less than 5 days before your reserved date.
DAY BEFORE ITINERARY
DAY 1 ITINERARY
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DAY 3 ITINERARY
* Please note that all itineraries are subject to change due to river conditions.