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Moving Water 2 - Solo

  • 01 Mar 2017
  • 27 May 2017
  • a local River

Registration

  • Registration is not a commitment, it is only a request to be included in mass email updates about this trip.

This course is not yet scheduled for a particular date, and will instead run if there is enough interest.  You can register to the list to show interest and will be contacted to discuss a possible date.


MOVING WATER LEVEL 2 – SOLO

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
The RCABC Moving Water Level 2 course is for anyone that wants to learn or improve their skills while river canoeing solo (one person in the canoe). Are you are looking for the skills to go on wilderness river trips, adrenaline charged whitewater runs or for becoming a river canoeing leader in your community? This course will help you develop those skills and achieve your goals. The course can be tailored to accommodate students in full size tripping canoes, small modern whitewater playboats or anything in between. People most commonly taking the course are:

  • Playboaters
  • Solo river trippers
  • Trip leaders in clubs or other organizations that may need to solo at times
  • Tandem canoeists wishing to improve their understanding of the canoe in moving water
  • Canoeists wishing to become RCABC Moving Water Instructors
  • Outdoor adventure program leaders

PREREQUISITES – RCABC Moving Water Level 1 or equivalent

DURATION – 16 hours

CONTENT
Outline of RCABC Moving Water Level 2 (Solo) Course

The RCABC Moving Water Level 2 course builds on skills learned in Level 1 (tandem), but all skills are practiced solo, including:

  • Entering and exiting eddies
  • Ferrying and reverse ferrying to cross the river
  • River Hazards
  • Solo rescues, self rescues and swimming in a rapid
  • Safety Equipment, flotation and outfitting a canoe

You must be a club member to take a course, you will not be able to register until you have logged into the website.

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