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Always Choose Adventures is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our mission is to help people of all ages, backgrounds, skill levels, and physical abilities access the outdoors, get off the couch and disconnect from technology, while connecting with others.

Please visit our website for more information about us at AlwaysChooseAdventures.org

All events are a first come first serve basis. Although we appreciate registration via Meetup.com, we require all participants to be officially registered on Eventbrite. Please grab your ticket by visiting our Eventbrite page: http://alwayschooseadventures.eventbrite.com/

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Upcoming events (5)

ACA Members Only - Rock Climbing TWO day Course, Boulder

1682 S Foothills Hwy

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Join us for a Boulder, Colorado 2 day Intro to Rock Climbing - ACA Members Only

Peak Mountain Guides certified climbing instructors know the best routes around the mountains of the west and the southwest. Learn basic rock climbing skills, including equipment, knots, belaying, descending, and climbing movement.
Peak Mountain Guides provides you with all of the technical climbing gear you need for your trip such as a harness, helmet, and shoes. Other technical gear required for the trip will also be provided by Peak Mountain Guides
If you have your own harness, helmet, and/or shoes, and would like to use them, please let your guide know prior to the trip. Your guide inspects your gear at the start of the trip to determine if they would rather you use company provided equipment for the trip.

COST:
ACA PAID MEMBERS: $100.00
NON ACA MEMBERS: N/A

Not an official PAID ACA Member? Register now at alwayschooseadventures.org/join
ACA Members: To access your discount code, please check your membership enrollment information you received at the time of enrollment, or visit Joinit.org and use your username and password to log into your membership portal.
Details:
Details:
Please meet us between 8AM at: The Eldorado Park & Ride in Boulder, CO. Address: 1682 S Foothills Hwy, Boulder, CO 80305
June 12th and 13th from 8AM to 3PM

What to Bring
Pack:
20-40L should fit all of your equipment on the inside
Technical Gear (included):
Helmet
Rock climbing harness
Belay device w/ dedicated large pear shaped locking carabiner
Layers:
Synthetic base layer or cotton T-shirt*
Fleece layer - a hood is nice feature
Lightweight rain shell
Synthetic climbing pant
Conditions dependent: Insulating layer (i.e. lightweight puffy)
Conditions dependent: Lightweight soft shell - a helmet compatible hood is good *If you’re a really sweaty beast bring a second shirt to replace the one you got sweaty on the approach before starting the climb.
Footwear (included):
Rock climbing shoes
Food/water:
Sandwich or other solid food for lunch that isn’t 100% sugar
Some combination of candy bars, Clif bars, Gu, or fancy organic blocks of dried ambivalence 1 to 2 liters of water in Nalgene bottle with large opening or collapsible bladder
Misc:
Sunscreen, Lip Balm
Hat with brim for sunny approach or beanie if it’s on the cooler side
Camera (cell phones get the job done)
-Please bring CASH to tip your guide. TIP is not included in your membership fees.
Your Guide & ACA - Thank you!
By registering and attending this event you agreed to Always Choose Adventures terms and conditions. To view visit: https://www.alwayschooseadventures.org/terms-conditions

Couch To Trail: Sunset Picnic & Paddle board at Chatfield State Park!

Join us for a relaxing evening on the water! ACA members can borrow a paddleboard for FREE, make sure you bring a picnic dinner to enjoy.Join us for a relaxing evening on the water! ACA members can borrow a paddleboard for FREE, make sure you bring a picnic dinner to enjoy.
Plan: ACA will have paddle boards from our gear library, ACA paid members can use them FREE of charge! Meet us at the King Fisher Parking Lot, across from the gravel ponds at Chatfield.
Have your own watercraft? Awesome! Bring it, and join us!
ACA Members : Check your member portal, or registration confirmation email for your FREE paddle board rental code. Can't find it? Email us at: [masked] and we can assist you.
Non ACA Members : $45.00
Please consider enrolling at : AlwaysChooseAdventures.org/join
REQUIRED / RECOMMENDED GEAR LIST: Life Vest, Swim Suit, floating device, water/beverage, sack dinner, sunscreen.
Important notice re COVID-19: Please note any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19 and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed while in attendance at the event. Eventbrite, Always Choose Adventures INC and it's Officers, Directors, Agents, and affiliates from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, including without limitation, all costs and expenses of defense, attorneys’ fees resulting directly or indirectly from a claim by direct first party or third party, arising is not responsible for the health and safety of this event. We encourage you to follow the safety policies, as well as local laws and restrictions, which include wearing a mask if you are within 6 feet of another attendee, and participating in social distancing guidelines.
Please follow CDC guidelines and comply with social distancing during this outing. Limited spots available (9), we ask if you register on Eventbrite that you ensure your attendance.
Have you been exposed within the last 14 days? Do you have symptoms?
Fever
Cough
Colds
Headache
Diarrhea
Shortness of breath
Sore throat
Joint and Muscle Pain
Please stay at home, until the next adventure!
To Attend This Upcoming Event:
-You must not have been exposed or have symptoms of COVID19.
By registering and attending this event you agreed to Always Choose Adventures terms and conditions. To view visit: https://www.alwayschooseadventures.org/terms-conditions

White Water Rafting down the Colorado River with Liquid Descent & ACA!

Please purchase your spot prior to attending at: https://coloradorafting.rezdy.com/438062/always-choose-adventures
Check in at the main booth when you arrive.

Join us on a Summer adventure, white water rafting down the Colorado River!
Plan: Meet us in Kremmling! Guest can experience the majestic Colorado River as it winds it way through the heart of the Rocky Mountains. The Upper Colorado River, which is the headwaters of this amazing legend, is truly unique in that it provides two very different rafting experiences within the same area. You’ll be soaking wet and smiling at the end of this adventure!
ADDRESS:
Kremmling Location:
400 Park Ave.
Kremmling, CO 80459
DETAILS: *Trips last a total of 2.5-3hrs, from show-up to leave; including the time it takes to shuttle from put-in and takeout.*
Participants must be 13 or older to participate on the Intermediate trip.
COST:
ACA MEMBERS: $52.00
NON ACA MEMBERS: $65.00
Enroll now at: https://www.alwayschooseadventures.org/join
Already A Member? To access the discount, please check your membership portal for the code : https://www.joinit.org/o/alwayschooseadventures
WAIVER:
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WHAT’S INCLUDED:
PFDs (life jackets)
Helmets
Sleeveless Wetsuits (from childrens sizes to 4XL).
Booties available to rent for an additional $3/pp
*optional but highly recommended!!!*
If participants forgo booties, secure footwear such as tennis shoes, water shoes, chacos or tevas is required. Crocs, flip flops, and bare feet are not allowed.
The water is cold, especially in June... trust me, booties are a great choice!!!
Splash Jacket *optional*
Participants will be getting wet.
RECOMMENDED CLOTHING:
Come ready to go with a swimsuit already on.
I.e swim trunks, bikini, one piece, sports bras/shorts
Extra synthetic layer to wear over wetsuit/under splash jacket if it looks like a chilly day
Towel
Change of clothes for after trip
Do not wear nice jewelry or sunglasses. If you would like sunglasses, we strongly recommend croakies or something to keep them tied on. The shop sells croakies for $5.
Sunscreen
FACILITIES:
Two restrooms
Changing Rooms
Liquid Descent does not have lockers. Your vehicle will be your locker, and you can leave your keys at the front desk.
WEATHER:
Rain or shine, thunder or clear skies, we are rafting!
We do not allow for rescheduling or refunds due to weather
Storms pass over quickly, so it’s worth sticking through it. Plus, it makes for one memorable adventure 🙂

IMPORTANT // SAFETY REGULATIONS:
People with the following conditions may not participate on the rafting trips. ACA Members are subject to still be charged the full amount of their trip if they disregard this message and show up for the trip.
Pregnant women
Anyone with a heart condition
Disability that could be threatening if they fell in the water. Please contact us if you have questions, we can accommodate many people especially on our beginner trip.
TIPPING PROTOCOL:
-Guides earn the majority of their living from tips. That said, tips are never expected, but always appreciated.
-Often times, the customary gratuity ranges anywhere from 10-20% of trip cost.
-Guides accept cash, venmo, or CC tips.
CANCELLATION POLICY:
There are limited amounts of seats available on our rafting trips, and for that reason we adhere to a strict cancellation policy, cancellation is required 7 days prior to your scheduled trip.

For ACA Members who come on their own throughout the season, Liquid Descent enforces a 72 hr cancellation policy.
Contact Info:
-Liquid Descent / (970)[masked] / [masked] or [masked]

-By registering and attending this event you agreed to Always Choose Adventures terms and conditions. To view visit: https://www.alwayschooseadventures.org/terms-conditions

Axe Whooping & Axe Throwing in Denver with Always Choose Adventures

Join the ACA Ambassador team as we socialize the week of Outdoor Retailer. ACA paid members get 20% off their admission!Please join the ACA Ambassador team, and our new partners - Axe Whooping & Axe Throwing, the week of Outdoor Retailer.
We'll be practicing our Axe throwing skills and catching up after not seeing each other during COVID.
Anyone can join! We ask you register via Eventbrite so we know many people to expect, you'll pay in person for your axe throwing time.
https://www.axewhooping.com/
ACA paid members get 20% off their admission.
Address: 437 N Broadway Denver, CO 80203
Please arrive by 6:30PM.
We are looking into having a food truck or food catered in. TBD.
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