Two-Hour Canoeing and Climbing Adventure for Two or a Couples Retreat with Dinner at CLAS Ropes Course (Half Off)

Provo

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In a Nutshell

24-ft. climbing wall challenges climbers to reach the top; canoes let them explore down- or upriver; couples retreat includes dinner

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 12th, 2013. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Children and youth need to be accompanied by an adult. Must sign waiver. 2 hour adventure option valid only 4/15-8/30/13. Couples retreat option valid only 5/4, 7/6, 7/27, 8/3, 8/31, and 10/12/13. Couples retreat: Cancellation must be made 10 days prior to event. Must register at least two weeks prior to your desired date. Subject to availability. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $25.99 for a two-hour canoeing and climbing adventure for two (a $52 value)
  • $134 for a couples retreat with four-hour ropes course with zip line and giant swing, canoeing, guest speaker, and dinner for two (a $269 value)

After following one of three routes up the 24-foot rock-climbing wall to reach the top, an auto-belaying system lowers pairs back to the ground. Adventure seekers then head to adjacent docks to board a canoe and traverse as much as a mile of the river's length in either direction—and potentially encounter wildlife, such as beavers, minks, and great horned owls. Pairs are equipped with all necessary gear, including harnesses, life jackets, and paddles. The couples retreat includes all the above, plus dinner and a performance by a guest speaker.

CLAS Ropes Course

Benjamin Allen believes outdoor pursuits can positively influence those in need. This belief has led him all over the continent, building a ropes course for an orphanage in Mexico and setting up two courses for troubled youth at Provo Canyon School, a bit closer to home. Wanting to share his knowledge of nature with the public, he set up a course, CLAS Ropes Course, near Utah Lake nearly 20 years ago. Benjamin and his crew have since erected more than 50 ropes courses around the country, continuing to inspect ropes and train others how to run them.

CLAS Ropes Course continues to grow each year, creating obstacles such as a giant swing that releases passengers 40 feet in the air, a 400-foot zipline that whizzes through forest canopy, and a "leap of faith," where adventure seekers jump from a treetop platform to a trapeze. A log balance beam hung 30 feet above the ground and a 24-foot-tall rock-climbing tower test agility and endurance, and a fleet of 20 canoes lets paddlers navigate a mile and a half of river. Many of these structures play host to team-building activities focused on developing a group's creativity and tolerance for hearing one another sing. Staff members tailor their instruction to families, dating groups, or athletic teams. They often apply their approach to athletes, such as a professional golfer who traveled all the way from Texas hoping to conquer her fear of not qualifying for tournaments. She defeated the log balance beam, departed victorious, and qualified during her next tryout two weeks later.

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