Rivers & Whitewater
Ascent Guides Packrafting Rivers & Whitewater course is a comprehensive, 2 day course for paddlers looking to develop their river running and rescue skills and prepare for longer, remote wilderness trips. This course will teach you how to recreate in moving water safely, how the river works, and how to recognize hazards and mitigate them. You will become proficient in rescue techniques, river running, whitewater paddling techniques and wilderness considerations for multi-‐day trips.
Flatwater & Easy Rivers
Ascent Guides Packrafting flatwater & easy rivers is a comprehensive, 2 day course for packrafters getting started paddling flatwater and moving water that is Class II and below. This course will teach you all the basics of packrafting including equipment, trip planning, paddling and rescue skills and how to recreate safely in lakes, the ocean and Class I-II moving water.