Staying safe on Colorado’s high, fast-running rivers

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CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. -- The hot weather isn't the only thing affecting the air in Colorado. It's also having a big impact on rivers.

Clear Creek and its whitewater rapids, backed by warming temperatures, snow melt and rocks, are the strongest they have been all year.

"These are free-flowing rivers so it's not Disney World," Alan Blado said. "There's no stop button we can push if something goes wrong. Which is what makes rafting so special and so awesome. This is a real adventure."