There is nothing quite like preparing, suiting up – whether it be in casual shorts and shirt or heavy-duty action gear – to go on a whitewater rafting excursion. Depending on your involvement level, the event can go from a pleasant romp, known as a Class One or Two, to a quick and more intense glide, a Class Three, to an exhilarating, eye-opening affair, a Class Four or Five, to an out and out dangerous Class Six, hold on tight because this is going to get rough, sport! All categories, moderate and wild, have their place in this water-soaked pastime. It is up to you, the individual, to discover where you best fit.
What is great about this whitewater rafting is you make the choice. Start small. Get to know your raft, paddle and trainer, then move forward. By the way, we do recommend you get trained or at least be supervised in what you are doing before taking the Class Four to Six plunge or, yes indeed, you will plunge! Then, when you and whoever is with you become comfortable, more proficient with what you are doing, as with any new sport, who knows where it can take you! And when we say “sport” we mean it, the pursuit of whitewater rafting having been recognized by the International Rafting Federation (IRF) since 1997.
The floating, bumps, tosses all while feeling the river water splashing up against your raft, shins, and often times in your face can certainly be exhilarating …Continue Reading >>