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Southern Rivers Whitewater

While winter is still hanging on in the Great Lakes, Spring is in full swing in the mountains of North Carolina. Southern Rivers Whitewater is a great way to kick off your river paddling season. Join us for 4 days of exploring, playing and learning on some premier Class 2 rivers of Tennessee and North Carolina.

We’ll choose from a variety of rivers based on the needs of the group and local water levels.  This is a skills development course for paddlers looking to build solid river running and safety abilities in Class 2 whitewater and those wanting to gain the confidence to run Class 3.

POSSIBLE RIVERS INCLUDE:

Nantahala
Tuckaseegee
Pigeon
French Broad
Little Tennessee

Spring Southern Rivers Whitewater March 30-April 3, 2022 895.00 includes  4 days of coaching 4 nights lodging, 4 breakfasts and 3 dinners.   Register Now

 

New for 2022 a “Next Level” 2 day add-on of some more challenging rivers that might include the Upper green, Section 9 of the French Broad, Section 3 of the Chattooga and others. Next Level $350.00

There is an option for an ACA Skills Assessment during the Southern Rivers Whitewater Trip.  Skills assessments are great way to measure your development as a whitewater paddler.
ACA Level 3 Skills Assessment criteria

ACA Level 4 Skills Assessment criteria

 

Spring Southern Rivers Whitewater

Details

When: March 30-April 3, 2022
Optional “next level” add-on April 4-5
Where: Bryson City, NC area
How much: $895
“next level” add-on $350
lodging check-in March 30
Lodging check out April 3
First day paddling March 31
Last day paddling April 3
What’s included: low ratio professional coaching, double occupancy lodging in a house, breakfasts and dinners, access to demo boats and demo paddles.

Skill Development

Eddy turns and peelouts
Ferries
Surfing
River running strategies
River safety
Self rescues
Group rescues