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Whitewater Paddling

Quickstart Whitewater Kayaking: Safety & Skills

Don't have time to jump start your paddling life in a weekend? No worries! our Quick Start Series takes that information and gives you the freedom to take the classes as you can!

Refine your beginning whitewater skills by following up on the skills learned in Quick Start Whitewater Kayak: Strokes. You’ll feel like a salmon swimming up the Sandy River (which is one of two rivers where you'll practice your aquatic steering) while you work on maneuvering with increased efficiency and ease. Dazzle your friends and paddling buddies, alike, when you catch more, and harder, eddies and charge more difficult routes through every rapid. Your aquatic prowess will shine all the more with concepts such as the Duffek, cross current momentum, and C-strokes, which you will learn in this class.

The Deal

Where: Clackamas/Sandy (1-2)

How long: 7 Hours

Student to Teacher Ratio: 4:1

Experience Necessary: Quick Start Whitewater Kayaking or equivalent experience suggested.

Equipment Needed: All necessary equipment will be provided.