Description: This three hour clinic starts participants at river edges and gets them into the flow by introducing them to the skills and knowledge needed. The clinic focuses on your personal safety, managing hazards on the river, and learning basic river paddling skills.
Goal: Learning how to apply your established advanced flat-water skills in a dynamic river environment, while feeling comfortable moving in and out of current and identifying river hazards.
Results: Participants will have a basic understanding of the potential hazards that a river may pose along with a variety of new skills that can be applied to the moving water environment.
Environment: River Duration : 3 hrs Cost: $90 Skills Level: Intermediate Ages: 16+ ( 10+ accompanied by parent/guardian) Pre-Requisites: Advanced Flat-water SUP or similar experience (20+ hrs paddling) Please note ahead of time that participants will be expected to know, understand and be able to paddle straight and perform flat water skills. These skills will be developed and combined to learn river skills. Gear Required.: Board, Quick Release Leash, Paddle, PFD, Helmet (All Gear Can be provided) Mandatory brought by participant: closed toe water shoes/old running shoes that can get wet Instructor to # of Students: 1:5 ( Minimum 2 students Maximum 5 )