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At Boreal River, you can expect to be challenged. Whether it's whitewater rescue courses, wilderness first responder training, or leadership development, you'll gain huge amounts of hands-on experience with long lasting results.

Overview

Gain international certification as a Whitewater Rescue Technician Level III—the standard for river guides, instructors, and paddlers. You'll learn rescue techniques, starting in easy rapids then challenging yourself in harder water; become competent performing effective rescues with limited resources when river running; and build confidence and skills through practical experience and simulations. Join a scheduled course from BC to Quebec or plan group training.
Starting at
$599 CAD
Per Person

Trip Highlights

  • 4 days of hands-on practice with professional instructors
  • Gain skills for effective rescues with limited resources when river running
  • Learn and get multiple 'at bats' practicing knots, anchors, & rope systems
  • Progress from learning in easy water to performing more complex rescues
  • Gain experience and confidence through challenging simulations and drills

At Boreal River, you can expect to be challenged. Whether it's whitewater rescue courses, wilderness first responder training, or leadership development, you'll gain huge amounts of hands-on experience with long lasting results.

Quick Facts

Paddlesport

  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Paddleboarding
  • Rafting

Activity

  • Whitewater
  • Rescue

Experience/Service

  • Instruction or Skills Clinic

Destination

  • North America

Length

  • 4-7 Days

Accreditation

  • Skills Certification

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Our Team

With years of experience under their drysuits, our instructors are experts in their fields who enjoy helping participants gain confidence and have great experiences in the outdoors.

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Our Team

With years of experience under their drysuits, our instructors are experts in their fields who enjoy helping participants gain confidence and have great experiences in the outdoors.

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Our Services

By tailoring rescue courses to meet your specific needs, Boreal River creates excellent opportunities for organizations such as: Government, schools, outfitters & tour operators, summer camps, not-for-profits.

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Our Services

By tailoring rescue courses to meet your specific needs, Boreal River creates excellent opportunities for organizations such as: Government, schools, outfitters & tour operators, summer camps, not-for-profits.

Learn More
Company History

Boreal River – established in 2008 – has two main divisions: Boreal River Rescue provides whitewater and wilderness skills training and certification courses across Canada and internationally. Boreal River Adventures runs whitewater expeditions and adventure travel programs—on Quebec's Magpie River, in Costa Rica, and Patagonia.

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Boreal River Rescue - Image 7
Company History

Boreal River – established in 2008 – has two main divisions: Boreal River Rescue provides whitewater and wilderness skills training and certification courses across Canada and internationally. Boreal River Adventures runs whitewater expeditions and adventure travel programs—on Quebec's Magpie River, in Costa Rica, and Patagonia.

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