ATBO-135 - Raft Guide Skills Level 1

Minimum Credits: 2 Length: 40 hours Prerequisites: Students must be 19 years old to take this course. Corequisites: ATBO 230 Swift Water Rescue Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $243.52 Lab Fees: $354.25 Total: $597.77 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/ATBO135.pdf

Students will learn practical introductory skills in white water rafting and operations for professional outfitters or for personal trips. This course is the first step to professional raft guide certification. Students will learn and practice all aspects of the white-water raft guiding industry, from pre-trip preparation to on water raft handling skills and river reading and safety skills. Students will learn to navigate the upper glacier-fed waters of the Kicking Horse River and other Rocky Mountain rivers around Golden, BC.