Rescue For River Runners Recreational
Presented in a new 2-day format, this course focuses on realistic problems that you may face. The emphasis is on fast, low-tech and improvised rescue techniques that are effective and require minimal equipment.
You will be taught to understand whitewater dynamics, handle swiftwater hazards and obstacles, effectively use throwbags, control in-water contact rescues, set up simple rope systems, successfully extricate pinned/wrapped boats, utilize basic rescue equipment and much more. The course builds the necessary skill and confidence for you to perform safe and effective rescues.
Dates 2013 Sponsor/River
May 4-5 MKC (Madawaska),
May 13-14 MKC (Madawaska) ,
May 18-19 Esprit (Ottawa),
May 25-26 Leader of The Day (Magnetawan)
June 10-11 Esprit (Ottawa)
June 15-16 Esprit (Ottawa)
June 21-22 Outward Bound (Ottawa)
July 8-11 Paddleshack (evenings Pumphouse)
July 27-28 MKC (Madawaska)
Aug. 24-25 Esprit (Ottawa)