Become a Commercial River Guide
Topics Covered Include
- River Gear discussions and overviews
- PFD, Knife, Whistle, Throwbag, Helmet, Thermal Protection, ect..
- River Hydrology
- River characteristics/classifications, currents, features, ect
- River Hazards
- Strainers, sieves, entrapments, undercuts, cold water, ect..
- Swiftwater Rescue
- Shore-based and water based rescue techniques, ect..
- Rigging for River Rescue
- Anchors and haul systems
- Components of a Basic River Trip
- Safety, pre-trip, putin/takeout, on river, organization, responsibilities, ect..
- Professionalism and leadership skills
- Critical Incident Protocol and Incident Command System
- And much more!
If interested in our 2023 River Guide Training Program please contact Justin Ibarra at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and availability.
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