River Rescue Course | 2 Days | RRC
RIVER RESCUE COURSE
Sierra Rescue Certification | 2 Days
This is a pre-requisite to the RRC Pro Course
A DYNAMIC water rescue course specifically written and designed for river guides, private boaters, kayakers, pack rafters and other river users! Basic river skills are a prerequisite! Emphasis is on identifying hazards and on RESCUE itself; both of self and others. Thinking through rescues is also emphasized. This is the class you want as a boater to stay safe and know what to do if something goes wrong. This is an American Canoe Association ACA Level 4 Swiftwater Rescue course. Although this course meets agency Swiftwater Rescue certification requirements for river guides and kayakers; its pace allows for thorough integration of knowledge and practice of the skills that matter. The two-day format makes the course more affordable and accessible. This course should be a prerequisite to anyone boating on any river anywhere! The course addresses the river rescue needs of rafters, cat boaters, kayakers, pack rafters, canoeists, riverboarders and SUP paddlers. Upon request this can also be an ACA Level 4 Swiftwater Rescue course.
- If you’re a river guide or kayaker and received your RRC certification, you can upgrade to the Professional River Rescue Certification RRC-Pro.
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*Minimum students: 8 persons
*Call for dates
DURATION: 2 Day Course
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate to Difficult
MINIMUM AGE: 18
PRICING: $285 Per Person
MINIMUM STUDENTS: 8 Persons
Whether it is the swift water rescue technician, river rescue, whitewater rescue or stream rescue, we have the class for you!
Sierra Rescue courses are the ideal choice for your swift water rescue training needs. With many years of experience, our classes are customized for your environment. The RRC course is ACA Level 4 Swiftwater Rescue compliant and our series of classes for private boaters receive rave reviews. We cater to Fire Departments, Search and Rescue Swiftwater Teams, USAF, US Coast Guard Swiftwater Teams, Sheriff Departments and many other agencies. We also have river rescue courses specifically designed for swiftwater outdoor and water related professionals and private boaters.
NOTE: Courses are scheduled for more than 1 location please note location when making your reservation.
Meeting location for each course may change. Verify when making reservation as to which location will apply:
NATHROP MAIN BASE LOCATION FOR MOST COURSES: Dvorak Expeditions main base located 10 miles south of Buena Vista on Highway 285 (17921 US Highway 285, Nathrop, CO 81236). (719) 539-6851 office phone. (Arkansas River- Numbers and Salida sections) If there is a change in course meeting location we will contact you prior to course. All courses not designated below as seperate date locations.
*ALMONT, CO --LOCATION: Meeting location is at the Three Rivers Resort in Almont, CO 81210 at 8:30 a.m. (Taylor River) The course will be on the Taylor. Lodging and camping is available with the 3 Rivers Resort. Call for lodging info (970) 641.1303:
* FT.COLLINS, CO: Meeting location is Rocky Mountain Adventures Outpost. 800 858-6808 for camping and location details. Address is 1117 N. Highway 287, Ft. Collins, CO 80522. Outpost is on the corner of Hwy 287 and Shields Street. (Poudre River) Lunches are provided and will be added to the course cost $20 for 3 days.
EARLY COURSES (Call to verify location.) Water levels may dictate the section of river and confirm with your reservation the meeting details) Call 800 824.3795 and give your date of course and reservation number.