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Whitewater Rescue (WWR)
Levels I & II - 2 Days - May 13-14
Gain skills and confidence through hands-on training
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Build a solid foundation of skills and knowledge for paddling and travelling on rivers. Get hands-on practice and professional instruction. Gain the confidence to perform rescues and make smart decisions.
By taking the course, you can achieve international certification that is valid for 3 years. During that time, you can upgrade to the 'technician' level with the 2-day Whitewater Rescue Technician Bridge course.
WRT - May 13-16
WRT bridge/recert - May 15-16
Get international certification as a Whitewater Rescue Technician (WRT)—the standard for river guides, instructors, and paddlers. Build confidence, knowledge, and skills through hands-on practice and simulations. You'll gain tools for rescues, starting in easy rapids then challenging yourself in harder water and more complex situations. Become competent performing effective rescues with limited resources—and making smart decisions when river running.
16 years and up. 16 & 17 year olds need written parental consent
-Waterproof course manual: Whitewater Rescue Field Guide
-Locking rescue carabiner & 5m of tubular webbing for your rescue kit
-Certification card & sticker
- Practical Evaluation sheet
-Get tons of hands-on practice with experienced instructors, a great learning environment, and a well-run course
-Increase your knowledge of the river environment to avoid hazards and work with the water, not against it
-Practice techniques such as swimming, wading, and throwing ropes to move around the river, perform self-rescues, and rescue others
-Learn knots, anchors, and rope systems for use in equipment recovery and transportation
-Gain the tools to carry out effective rescues with limited resources when river running
-Progress from learning skills in easy water to performing more complex rescues in bigger rapids
-Gain experience and confidence through challenging simulations and drills
This is course is brought to you by Flexpeditions and Boreal River.
After 15 years of river guiding experience and training, we believe this is the best international whitewater training program out there. Come join us this May and get outside to learn with the best!
Sign up at borealriver.com. Contact Flexpeditions for any questions you may have locally!