BEGINNER

KAYAK BEGINNER COURSE

Become a kayak addict!




Introduction

This course is aimed for the one that is curious about kayaking and has decided to give it a proper try! You get your own kayak and paddle for the course. Most chose to have a two-day course, but you can of course do more days if you want. The first day will be spent on flat water where you will learn the basic paddling techniques and river safety. Then each day we will take small steps towards making you proficient in current and smaller rapids, and make sure you get a real taste for the river.


Difficulty & Safety

No previous kayaking skills are required for this course. The course will be held on an almost flat section of the river (class 1-2). You will get warm paddling gear and an experienced kayak instructor will lead you through the course.


Other information

You will get a kayak, sprayskirt, wetsuit, neoprene shoes, life jacket, helmet and a paddle for the trip.


You have to bring:

-Bikini/bathing apparel

-Termal underlayers if cold

-Towel for changing - note that there are no showers available at the base.


- Let the staff know as soon as possible if you have health problems such as, but not limited to, heart conditions, diabetes, back injuries or shoulder injuries.


Participation is at ones own risk, and you have to sign a liability form before the trip starts. Everybody needs to hold a valid travel insurance to participate.


Price

NOK 1450 / person / day



Time

Upon request. A day course is 6 hours long.



Age limit

14 years

RiverNorth AS

Grane Bygdetun

Troforsvegen

8680 Trofors

Norway

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