Creek Boating Basics is perfect for the aspiring creek boater! We will be paddling solid class III on day 1 while laying some ground work and foundational skills. Day 2, we step it up and challenge ourselves as a team

This class is for the aspiring creek boater

Day 1: Class III river (Washougal, Bull Run, N. Santiam)

Day 2 : Class IV river (Molalla, East Fork Lewis, June Creek, Jordan Creek, etc)

A combat roll is required. Comfort on class 3 is also a necessity.

We will establish a team dynamic and asses the students on day 1 paddling solid class III while laying some ground work and foundational skills.

On day 2 we find some small volume class III-IV stuff to work on:

-Moving as a team

-When to scout? / techniques for giving beta to friends in the eddy

-Portaging efficiently as a team

-How to set support for teammates

-Boofing

-micro-eddies/ pocket eddies

-boat scouting

-seal launching

-reading steeper rapids

-and much much more…