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Raft Guide School

Raft Guide School

Our 5-day Guide School offers comprehensive training with a hands-on approach, for the individual interested in becoming a professional raft guide or leading family and friends on whitewater trips. This is an ideal introduction to whitewater rafting, whether you intend to become a professional guide or run private river trips. The school is fast paced, physically and mentally challenging, but also rewarding and a lot of fun.

Topics will include:

  • Leadership and communication skills
  • Equipment rigging, handling and maintenance
  • Pre-trip safety/orientation talks
  • River etiquette, safety and rescue skills
  • Reading whitewater and navigation
  • Knots and basic rope systems for unpinning boats
  • Rowing & Paddle Raft Guiding
  • Boat Flips & Recoveries

Date: April 1.2..7.8.9,  May 12-16,  June 10-14
Cost: $485

Guiding Requirements for 10,000 Waves:

*Complete guide school and guide check-off

*FAS permit

*First-Aid & CPR

*CDL Drivers License

*DOT drug testing required

For more information, don’t hesitate to give us a call, 406-549-6670.

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