3 HELPFUL HINTS TO FIND A TRUSTED RIVER RAFTING OUTFITTER

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Are you getting excited for a great whitewater rafting season?
We know the feeling, it’s almost like you can’t wait for your first outdoor adventure after a long winter.

While planning, we think everybody should pay attention to these three major details about the river rafting company you intend to book your trip with.

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1.) Guide Experience Level

“Does your guide remind you more of your high school classmates or your high school teachers?”

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It takes years to perfect the skill of guiding rafts in whitewater. This is why the more experience a guide has the better it is for you and your family. It is not just a question of safety it is also about having the most fun!

An experienced and skilled guide who has greater boat control. This allows them to more easily miss the difficult spots and hit the fun splashes.  Experience also allows them to talk more comfortably about the surrounding wildlife and the patience to chat with his/her guests.

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2.) Equipment – “Will you feel comfy and safe or a little grossed out?”

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Having updated and clean equipment and vehicles is not only important for safety but also for your comfort. Sanitizing wetsuits should not be optional, but should be done after each use! If you remember your wetsuit more than your last raft trip, look for an outfitter who focuses more on clean equipment.

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3.) Variety Of Trips– “Will your trip be appropriate for your entire group?”

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There is no universal trip which is right for everybody. Make sure you inform the rafting company about the age, physical condition and swimming ability of all member of your group.

A good river outfitter has a variety of trips to choose from and informed staff who help you find the perfect whitewater rafting trip for you!

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Pretty simple points which can make all the difference. We hope that this helps you decide on who to trust with your next outdoor adventure.

Ready, check those details, book, GO!