While there is no shortage of excitement to be found in the Roaring Fork Valley, sometimes you crave a little extra thrill. And when you do, these adventures are a surefire way to get the adrenaline going.

Adventure park

Adventure park

Glenwood Caverns 

970-945-4228 // glenwoodcaverns.com

For an adventure-filled day with the whole family, head down to the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. With a Funday Pass you can try the Haunted Mine Drop, Alpine Coaster, Giant Canyon Swing, Zip Line, Roller Coaster and Canyon Swings.

 

Downhill biking 

Biking

800-525-6200 // aspensnowmass.com

Winding from the top of the Elk Camp chairlift all the way to Base Village, Snowmass Bike Park offers something for every level of downhill mountain bike rider. With nearly 3,000 vertical feet of purpose-built downhill trails, including the technical challenges of the three V’s — Viking, Vapor, and Valhalla — Snowmass Bike Park delivers all the thrills.

Adventure center  

Lost Forest

The Lost Forest 

800-525-6200 // aspensnowmass.com

Head over to Snowmass and take a spin on the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster, test your skills in the Treeline Challenge Course, scale the Rugged Accent Climbing Wall or soar through the trees on the Canopy Run Zipline tour.

Rafting

Rafting

Blazing Adventures

970-923-4544 // blazingadventures.com

Barrel through white water rapids or simply floating through a scenic canyon – with all levels of adventure available, rafting is the perfect way to experience the valley by river.

Paragliding

Paragliding

Aspen Paragliding

970-925-6975 // aspenparagliding.com

Aspen Paragliding offers a truly high-flying adventure where you can spread your wings on a flight around Aspen via a tandem glider. 

Hot air balloon

Balloon Fest

Above it All Balloon Company

970-963-6148 //

aboveitallballoon.com

Looking to see the Roaring Fork Valley from an elevated perspective? Take in the serene summer sunrise while floating above it all on a hot air balloon. After your aerial wake up call, enjoy a champagne toast and morning spread while picking your pilot’s brain on all things ballooning.