Our instructors and guides have lived and worked in river communities all over the United States and world. From ½ day commercial trips to multi-day expeditions, our passion for river travel and the whitewater industry has generated experience as both guides and educators. We love being on the river, and love sharing our river experience with future guides and river travelers. All Raft Courses will be available throughout the river season. Please call or email for the latest available dates!
This course will introduce you to the wonderful world of whitewater rafting focusing on reading water and boat maneuvering. You will be guiding with both paddle and oars in no time, safety talks, hand signals, knot tying, along with boat rigging, maintenance, and repairs are some of the topics to be covered. In this exciting course you will learn valuable river/life skills, and explore your own talents and challenges. Whether your old, young, outdoorsy, or clumsy, once you learn the rivers language, you won’t be the same. No experience is necessary to apply!Contact For More Info
This course will provide the skills necessary to work in whitewater rafting industry, focusing on boat maneuvering and control, you will hone your guiding skill. Some of the topics to be covered are Z-Drag, flipping rafts, swimming rapids, and river crossing. Though you are not guaranteed employment, this course is designed to help qualify those seeking employment in the Colorado whitewater industry. You must have previous commercial guiding experience or have taken Intro to Rafting with us.Contact For More Info