Expedition Paddler Level IV is a packrafting course designed for those looking to take their packrafts on longer wilderness trips.
Packraft Course Duration: 3 days (8 – 10 hour days)
Class Ratio: 1 Instructor to every 4 students, or 2:8 with an additional instructor or qualified assis
This 3-day course is designed for packrafters looking to competently plan and execute longer trips in wilderness settings. This course includes in-depth sessions on topics including:
Multi-Day Packrafting Trip Planning,
Search And Rescue,
Ropes, Knots, Carabiners,
Wilderness Considerations and Environmental Concerns.
We focus on the importance of good decision-making, personal judgment and group responsibility in all weather situations.
In order to participate in Expedition Packrafte Level IV each participant must:
Be in physical condition to participate in all individual skills and activities listed in the course outline.
Be able to actively swim in running water while in a PFD and helmet.
Be accountable for keeping themselves properly outfitted, fed and hydrated during full days in the field.
*If you do not meet these prerequisites please contact ROWILD for Custom Course options.
The course content, and sequence of instruction may be adjusted to best fit the group’s needs and water levels at class locations, for this reason the following itinerary is subject to change.