Get ready to experience one of most fun activities on the planet! This 2-day clinic will introduce you to the joys of being a whitewater kayaker in a safe and supportive environment. Each day will be spent learning skills on the water and the evening with on-land workshops, a restorative yoga class to maintain body alignment and a potluck dinner. We will cover river equipment, paddling skills, basic river hydrology, safety and so much more! There is even a massage therapist on-site to soothe those aching muscles ($1 per minute). In the morning, we’ll practice yoga, pack up camp and hit the water for more instruction!
Introduction to Whitewater – We’ll cover balance and control of the kayak, self-rescue and safety fundamentals while learning to navigate rapids up to Class 2. We progress at a safe pace to ensure you have a great time learning on the river and want to come back for more!
The cost of the clinic includes instruction both days, camping, yoga and all the gear you'll need – kayak, paddle, personal flotation device (PFD), sprayskirt and helmet. This gear will be there ready for you when you check in to this clinic.
Introduction to Whitewater Kayaking | South Fork American River, 2 Days/1 Night, $269
In association with WET River Trips.