Westwater Canyon, image of boats. Terms used for rafting.

Terms to Know

River folk all speak the same language. It’s important to be able to effectively communicate while on the river – within your group and with other boaters on the river. You don’t want to be that guy swimming down the river after falling out of your ducky and not fully understand what the hippy-looking dude […]

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River Rapid Classes

River Rapid Classes are set between Class I and Class VI. We have prepared this list to help you understand how River Rapids are Classed and Characterized. Class I Rapids Class I Rapids include fast moving water with ripples and small waves. Their are few obstructions, which are for the most part obvious and can […]