About the Company

We love running rivers and cherish the opportunity to share the experience with others. Liquid Descent strives to provide customers with a fun, safe, and unforgettable river adventure. Our guides are experienced river runners trained in First Aid & CPR, and Swiftwater Rescue Techniques. We adhere to the Leave No Trace principles, and promote environmental conservation and awareness so that future generations can enjoy the great outdoors.

About the Team

It's All About the Guides!

Your whitewater professional will be the single most important factor in determining the quality of your Colorado rafting experience. At Liquid Descent your guide will not only be a competent and well trained river runner, but straight up cool and genuine person as well.

Shawn Parker- Virginia / Ani Levine- East Coaster / Annie Dillman- Nebraska / Peter Farmelo- Buffalo, New York / Jamie Del Pizzo- Philadelphia, PA / Joe Bruemmer- Silver City, NM / Ben Atwell- Spring Hill, Kansas / Shanae Simmons- CO / Richard Stites- California / Lee Herzbrum- Tennessee / Ryan Campbell- North Carolina / Kenneth Freeman- North Carolina / Kadie Atwell- Austin, TX / Kari Miller- Michigan / Jordan Bonifas- Nebraska / Kendra Kulby- Evergreen, CO 

 



Clear Creek Intermediate Trip
from $60

Experience the most popular trip on Clear Creek! Paddle invigorating rapids like Hemroid, Fall River, Deliverance, Nomad, and Phoenix. Consistent class III and IV water will keep you happy, excited, and wet, as you get ready for the class IV finale called Outer Limits. whether you are a first timer with an adventurous spirit or a seasoned veteran this trip is for those looking for excitement and adventure! Length: 3-3.5 hours. Minimum age is 13.


Clear Creek Advanced Half Day Trip
from $70

The advanced canyon is not only the most exciting section on Clear Creek, but the most scenic as well! This beautiful Canyon provides an amazing backdrop to very steep and exciting class IV rapids. The rapids come very quickly after the put in and are very continuous from there on. Run great class IV’s like upper and lower Beaver Falls, Guide Ejector, Double Knife, and Hells Corner. In between the heart pumping rapids don’t forget to keep on the lookout for the heard of Big horn sheep that live in the canyon! Hit this trip up in early June for the ride of a lifetime! Duration: 3-3.5 hours.


Clear Creek Advanced Full Day Trip
from $110

The Clear Creek Advanced Full Day is one of the most action packed full day trips in the state.  Put-in at 8000ft , and experience the steep and narrow upper Clear Creek. After enjoying our delicious all you can eat lunch get ready to experience the Advanced Canyon! Run Double knife, Guide ejector, Terminator, Hells corner and many other rapids as the canyon walls tower high above. With 30 major rapids and over 20 miles of the most continuous whitewater in the state, this steep canyon run will satisfy the most healthy whitewater appetites.Duration: 5-6 hours. 


Upper Colorado River Full Day Rafting
from $110

This is the perfect rafting trip for families or first time rafters looking for a scenic float trip with abundant wildlife and playful rapids. Experience this trip in a paddle raft, oar raft, Mini Me or inflatable kayak. This is Colorado beauty at its finest. Did we mention there are hot springs? Duration: 6 hours.


Clear Creek - Beginner Trip 1/3 Day
from $50

Float by the historic waterwheel, keep on the lookout for wildlife, and begin to hone your skills paddling through rapids. This beginner trip offers plenty of excitement for first timers, or youngsters looking for an introduction to the awesome whitewater in Clear Creek. This is not a float trip, as the gradient of Clear Creek provides fun and splashy class II/III rapids. Minimum age is 5 years old, but during high water (early June) we reserve the right to increase the minimum age to a higher number.Length: 2-3 hours


Upper Colorado River Half Day Rafting
from $60

This is the perfect rafting trip for families or first time rafters looking for a scenic float trip with abundant wildlife and playful rapids. Experience this trip in a paddle raft, oar raft, Mini Me or inflatable kayak. This is Colorado beauty at its finest. Did we mention there are hot springs? Duration: 4 hours.


Colorado River Rafting- Gore Canyon
from $160

Gore is a deep and remote river gorge with heart pounding rapids. The large drops, numerous obstacles, and steep gradient make Gore Canyon the epitome of classic whitewater. This is a class V Canyon that is extreme in nature. All participants should be in good physical condition and strong swimmers. Before entering the canyon paddlers will have an extensive safety & paddle talk. Every participate will also be required to swim a class III rapid at the mouth of the canyon, and practice getting back in the boat on their own. Gore is the ultimate whitewater experience.