Colorado Adventure Guides offers stand up paddleboard rentals and guided tours in Silverthorne, CO. From rentals, to courses and clinics, to guided river trips, Colorado Adventure Guides is your premier one-stop shop for everything paddleboarding in the Summit County region. We partner with local Colorado SUP companies Sol and High Society to deliver high performance gear for your paddling adventure.
Stand Up Paddleboards, also known as SUPS, are an amazing way to explore the waterways of Colorado and here at CAG we are your one-stop shop for everything paddle boarding. Offering rentals, courses and lessons, and guided trips, we have something for everybody. Contact us and we can help guide you to the right paddle boarding activity for you and your group. Rentals and trips are based on availability and do book out fast.
One of our most popular Stand Up Paddleboard trips! This half day SUP Tour is the perfect trip for families, corporate outings, or the beginner to get their feet wet. This tour takes folks on a paddle adventure around the many lake islands on Lake Dillon and is protected within the Frisco Bay area. With stunning scenery, abundant wildlife, small islands and a protected shoreline, you can’t ask for a better area to paddle. These tours depart daily. Please click book now for availability. We always recommend the earliest available time, due to weather. Group and private tours available. All equipment provided, just bring your swimsuit, a towel, and hydration.
Cost: $79 per person
*4 person minimum to run trip
Paddle boarding on flat water is a blast, but add some current and whitewater and take it to a new level of fun. We start out in a calm river section to improve our balance and then progress down river with many learning opportunities on the way. All SUP trips depart with our 1/2 Day Rafting Trips. This section of the Colorado River offers scenic views including meadows, valleys, rolling ranch lands and steep canyon walls and wildlife including Bald Eagles, Deer, Beavers, and, Big Horn Sheep, there is always something to keep your eyes on. Upper Colorado River Rafting and SUPing provides mild Class I-II rapids and occasional Class III rapids at higher water flow. All required equipment including board, paddle, water shoes, helmet, and pfd are provided!
Cost: $149 per person
Take paddleboarding to a whole new level of fun by adding some current and whitewater to the mix. We start out in a calm river section to improve our balance and then progress down river with many learning opportunities on the way. On this instructional course you will learn about river dynamics, how to get in and out of eddies, ferrying across the river, and maybe even some river surfing! All required equipment including board, paddle, water shoes, helmet, and pfd are provided.
Cost: $200 per person
*4 person minimum to run trip
Join us on one of our Intro to SUP courses and learn the basic skills of using a paddle board. In this 1/2 day course you will learn the principles of body awareness and balance, propulsion and steering, and board dynamics. This includes footwork and the basic stances, paddle grip, control, and the various paddle strokes. We also teach how to safely fall off, remount your SUP board, strategies to deal with challenging weather conditions, and how to assist others in need. Group or private lessons available. All equipment provided, just bring your swim suit, a towel, and hydration. Next step, take the SUP to the river!
Cost: $75 per person (4 person minimum to run course)
Do you already have the skills and are just needing to rent some gear? Swing by our headquarters located in Silverthorne, CO and grab a board for a day or two. We partner with High Society and SOL Paddleboards to deliver high performance equipment for your paddling adventure. Half-day, full-day and overnight rental options are available. All rentals include board, pump, PFD, pack and set-up clinic.
$60 | 4 hours
$75 | 8 hours
$100 | Overnight
Our SUP tours have limited capacity and tend to book up. Advanced reservations are strongly recommended.