Up the Creek Rafting, Inc. was started in 1997. Ryan and Molly met working as guides with larger rafting companies. After several years guiding crowded trips, they jumped at the opportunity to own the smallest company in 2010. Larger companies move hundreds of people down river per day. Guides work long hours, and the fun of the experience gets lost in the shuffle. Now with Up the Creek we can develop relationships with our customers. We're the only rafting company with owners actively involved in daily on river operations. Shortly after acquiring the business, Ryan and Molly were married, and now have a two year old daughter Delphi. In the off season Ryan works in the ski industry, and Molly is a teacher at a local public school. They enjoy hobby farming on a small acreage homestead on their time off river.
Rafting Ryan, Molly, and Delphi invite you to join us for a trip on the river. We have been sharing our passion of river running with locals and visitors for over ten years. Give us a few hours of your time, and we'll offer you memories for a lifetime.
We've all been up the creek, now let's go with a paddle!
We’re the only company using state of the art rafts designed with SMALL diameter tubes for maximum fun, NOT maximum capacity.
No crowds here, our SMALL trips never have more than 5 rafts to a group.
Our trips start at $39 per person. Being not only the most AFFORDABLE rafting company available, but the most fun as well, Is our top priority.
We closely watch our competition. Call around ...if you find a better price for the same trip, WE'LL MATCH IT!
because there is a...
DIFFERENCE in our trip choices. We aren't stuck on one section of river with easy highway access.
DIFFERENCE when the owners guide your boat. The only Glenwood Springs company with owners actively involved in guiding on river.
DIFFERENCE in our equipment. Top-notch, clean, and FREE for everyone on every trip.
Our home is in the Roaring Fork Valley (Aspen to Glenwood Springs), but you don’t have to be staying here to raft with us! We run a variety trips on river sections available across the state of Colorado. We specialize in bringing the fun to you, give us a call and we’ll meet by a river near you!