Whitewater Kayaking I
This course will provide you with a basic understanding of whitewater kayaking skills, leaving you competent in how to be safe in easy whitewater.
At the end of this course, you will have basic understanding of whitewater kayaking skills, know basic hydrology of a river and know and understand the risks involved. You will know how to wet exit your kayak, how to do a t-rescue and help others to self rescue as well.
Lean and angle is a concept you understand and basic paddling strokes will keep you moving in easy whitewater. You might even be able to do a kayak role.
|Required Course Materials||
Personal items as per COLT Clothing and Equipment List
3 Days (24 hours)
|Methods of Student Evaluation||
Ongoing assessment by instructors
I will always take with me the humility that is required when adventuring in the outdoors. A big ego will be trampled on by nature, & I think it is a very healthy mindset to learn for life in general.