Packrafting Advanced Skills Level III is is a packrafting course designed for those looking to take their packrafts on more demanding rivers.
Packrafting Course Duration: 2 days (8 – 10 hour days)
Class Ratio: 1 Instructor to every 4 students, or 2:8 with an additional instructor or trained assistant
This 2-day course includes in-depth sessions on topics including:
Outfitting & Rigging Your Packraft,
Advanced Whitewater Paddling Techniques,
Principles of River Safety and Self Rescue,
Responsibilities and Techniques of River Running,
Eskino roll technique,
International river signals,
Throw Rope Bag,
We will also briefly touch on other subjects such as Firs Aid and wilderness Considerations For Multi-Day Trips.
This type of boating demands a specific set of skills and strategies. Rivers are an excellent resource to introduce you to this type of boating.
We focus on the importance of good decision-making, personal judgment and group responsibility in all river situations.
In order to participate in Packrafting Advanced Skills Level III 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.