Raft Guide School and Rescue Classes

             

Raft Guide Training - Gallatin & Yellowstone Rivers - $50

In this course, you will learn to swim rapids, perform basic rescue techniques and practice the necessary paddling and river skills to work within the ordered chaos of whitewater. The trainers are experienced, patient and fun. They will help you develop your understanding of rivers, rafts and the beautiful things that can happen when they come together.

You will train on both the Gallatin and Yellowstone Rivers. Most of the time will be spent on the water so be prepared for some fun! Our objective is to teach and allow you to learn in a controlled environment.

Learning how to be a good raft guide is a long process. It is important to get a solid foundation in the basic skills in order to learn confidently and safely.
Sample Schedule, Equipment List and other Details



Swiftwater Rescue Certification Course - Gallatin River - $275

This course is mandatory for all Guides.

This is an internationally recognized certification course that covers advanced Swiftwater Rescue Techniques. With an initial empasis is on safety and self-rescue, this class also offers and in-depth look at swiftwater dynamics, recognizing and avoiding hazards, boat-based rescues, technical rescue systems, quick release options, wraps, entrapments and a variety of practical scenarios. A manual, test, patch, ID card and certification are included.This course is a must for anyone working in the whitewater industry. It also offers an important knowlege base for whitewater recreationalists.


Check out www.whitewaterrescue.com and Contact us for more information.



Advanced Rescue Certification Course -- Gallatin River - $275

This course is designed to build on the skills learned in the level one swiftwater course. Topics covered are advanced rope rescue techniques, highline tyroleans, foot entrapment rescues, search skills, and much more. WRT or SRT-1 certification is required prior to taking this course.


River Rescue - One Day Clinic -- Gallatin River - $95

With an initial emphasis on safety and self-rescue, this class also offers an introduction to river hydrology, recognizing and avoiding hazards, scouting techniques, technical rescue systems, wraps, entrapments and a variety of practical scenarios.


2016 DATES AND PRICES
Course: Guide School
Swiftwater Rescue Course Advanced Rescue Course River Rescue Course
Length:
5 days
2 days
2 days
1 day
Dates:
May 24-28, 2016 May 21-22, 2016 May 21-22, 2016 June 18, 2016
Cost
$50*

$250 if you don't plan to work
$275 + $40 If you are not working for us
Recert $137.50 + $40 If you are not working for us
$275 + $40 If you are not working for us
Recert $137.50 + $40 If you are not working for us
$95
* Guide school refund after trained in for full-time guides
We require a 50% deposit to secure your place.
You will be required to provide food and lodging for yourself. If you need help with lodging, we are happy to provide information. Our Guide School Course includes gear such as; wetsuits, booties, splash jackets, helmets and PFDs.


MONTANA WHITEWATER
PO BOX 1552
Bozeman, MT 59771
1-800-799-4465
 local 406-763-4465

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