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$395

Full Whitewater Rowing Course

4 payments of $99/month

Full Whitewater Rowing Course

River Safety

We will discuss hazards you will encounter on the river, communication, swimming, and other river safety considerations.

Reading and Navigating Rapids

We will discuss how to "read" water, including recognizing currents and hazards. We will also cover how to navigate rapids, with techniques like catching eddies and ferrying.

Basic Rescue Techniques

We will provide you with the basics of whitewater rescue, including throw bags, anchors, personal protective and rescue equipment, and much more.


Curriculum


  Introduction
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  Class II Rowing and Safety Skills
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  Class III Rowing and Safety Skills
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  Class IV Rowing and Safety Skills
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  Equipment
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Brought to you by the professionals from Northwest Rafting Company


Northwest Rafting Company has been offering on-river rowing instruction for over 10 years. Our rowing school curriculum has helped thousands of people become confident boaters.

Meet the Team

Zach Collier

With decades of whitewater and teaching experience, Zach is a wealth of river knowledge. As the owner of Northwest Rafting Company, his life and career are centered around getting people outside. His passion for the river pours over into his teaching, imparting an overwhelming desire to get out on the water.

Nick Wright

Hailing from Maui, Hawaii, being on the water has always been a critical part of Nick's life. After discovering river guiding in college 8 years ago, Nick has developed a deep passion for running whitewater. He loves to share that passion with others through whitewater instruction.

Choose a Pricing Option

$395

Full Whitewater Rowing Course

4 payments of $99/month

Full Whitewater Rowing Course