Includes the a highly intensive and interactive course. Often described by industries professionals as "The Best Course" because of how fun it is. This is a Rescue Canada course provided in conjunction with Special Adventure Services and Hunter Valley Adventures. This course will be directed towards river guides, covering the skills on the fringe required for professionals leading rafts, canoes and kayaks in our Canadian cold rocky continuous rivers.
Green Tongue Adventures partners with Rescue Canada provides front loaded curriculum through online learning so that more time is spent in the water and developing practical skills. Focused on evidence based subject matter we deliver the tools that are proven to be highly effective. We take a flexible approach to round table discussions so as to ensure all questions are answered and learning styles addressed. Expect the following to be covered on this course: Hazard assessment and mitigation. Swimming effectively for all water and situations Communication and communication tools Ropes and knots basic and advanced Body entrapment Equipment entrapment Self rescue, companion rescue, equipment recovery. Line across techniques Throw bag techniques We will be working on the Kananaskis and Red Deer River (if flows allow).
Starting at
$615 CAD
Per Person

Trip Highlights

  • Leadership and Risk Management
  • Swimming Technique Development in Class III Water
  • Medical and First Aid Guidance.
  • Solid Understanding of Ropes, Mechanical Advantage and Limitations
  • Focus on Development of Strong Foundations Over Complicated Techniques

Quick Facts


  • Instruction or Skills Clinic


  • Whitewater Class III


  • 2-3 Days


  • Campground or Car Camping


  • Yes


  • None

Special Interest

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


  • Skills Certification

Adventure Level

Easier Challenging

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