Private River Instruction

Sun., Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.
1 day

We know everyone has a different reason for taking a river training course. Our instructors want to ensure that you're not just receiving quality training, but helping you grow as a whitewater boater. Increase your confidence and skills with customized, private instruction tailored to your goals and interest. Our professional team of instructors have diverse backgrounds running both private and commercial trips. While our main objective is to teach you how to safely navigate your own craft down the river, other topics might include: boat rigging, equipment overview, river hydrology, essential whitewater rescue techniques, rope techniques, trailer safety and river etiquette.

What's included ?

  • Boat (if renting from ZTS)
  • All necessary whitewater equipment
  • Instructor
  • Transportation

What to bring ?

  • Personal boat
  • Personal river gear (PFD, Helmet at a minimum)
  • Dry suit with Synthetic layers OR Full wetsuit
  • Closed toed river shoes or booties
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Dry clothes