CREEK&CLIMB

White Water Progression

A two or five day course looking at refining your white water skills, river reading,  using features, surfing small waves and holes,micro eddies using grade II/III white water, under the expert tuition of our coaches and small ratios . With the possibility of some easy class IV.

 

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.

 

You need to be able to control your boat on GII with some ability to control your kayak on GIII with a reliable moving water roll.

 

WHAT WE COVER

 

The first couple of days will be spent improving your current skills, body position, dynamic edge control, we will also look at specific river techniques.

 

These will include a selection of these techniques

 

Back to Basics

Boof’s

Flares

Different Styles of Leading/Running Rivers

Choosing the best line

Surfing waves & holes

 

The second day generally will involve some form of journey dependant on river levels, and putting these new found skills into practice on our journey.

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE

 

We recommend that you have your own kayak at this time however we can provide any equipment if required, all we ask is that you give us notice on booking if you require any equipment big or small.

 

VENUES USED

 

We tend to use Wales predominantly due to a greater number of rivers, those we may possibly use include the Dee, Conwy, Llugwy, Ogwen, Tryweren,

 

WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING

 

Warm outdoor clothing (fleeces, thermals,)

Footwear you don’t mind getting wet (not flip flops or wellingtons)

Drink (Hot or Cold dependant on time of year)

Waterproof’s,

Swimming Costume/Shorts/Clothes you can get wet in

 

IF YOU ALREADY OWN

 

Kayak & Paddle

Cag

Wetsuit

Buoyancy Aid

Helmet

Spray Deck

 

 

 

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