Pack Raft Course

Introduction to Pack Rafting

Course includes:

Four day course: Introduction to pack rafting and a review of equipment. Instruction covers basic paddle strokes on lakes and rivers, river reading, ferrying and basic river rescue techniques, river travel, stroke improvement, running rapids and safety. Course provides you with the necessary skills to maneuver through Class II/III rapids. Course is suitable for complete beginners. No prior experience necessary.


  • 1st Course : May 13-14 evening in town and 16-17 full days *closed*
  • 2nd Course: June 17-18 evenings in town and 20-21 full days *course full*
  • 3rd Course: July 1-2 evening in town and 4-5 full days
  • 4th Course: August 12-13 evening in town and 15-16 full days


Wednesday Evening: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. – City Intake
Thursday Evening: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. – City Intake
Saturday & Sunday: All Day – River to be determined, will include a hiking component


Cost: $345 CAD per person

Prices are subject to change without notice. 5% GST applicable to all prices.

Inquire about semi-guided pack raft trips on the Parton and Primrose Rivers.