Swiftwater Rescue and Safety

Target Audience: This Whitewater Canada course is recommended for all paddlers

Course Duration: Two and a half days

Prerequisites: AWA Members

Environment: Class I-IV whitewater

Course Outline:
– Risk, incidents, and liability
– River dynamics (hydrology)
– River hazards
– Trip safety and planning
– Throwbags
– Wading and swimming
– Tow systems and in-boat rescue techniques
– Knots and anchors
– Tag and snag lines
– Mechanical advantage systems
– Leading rescues and organization of rescues

Course Fee: $310.00 includes National and Provincial Fees

(Does not include advertising, administration, travel, accommodation or meal costs for running a course that may be charged by the service provider)

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