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Tatshenshini & Alsek Rivers

Courses

Tatshenshini Expediting

If you prefer to learn, we offer plenty of courses that include rafting, canoeing, kayaking, packrafting and rescue.

Overview

The Canoeing course offers a review of equipment. Instruction covers basic canoe strokes on lakes and rivers, river reading, ferrying and basic river rescue techniques, river travel, stroke improvement, running rapids and safety. Course provides you with the necessary skills to maneuver through Class II rapids. Rivers on the course include the Yukon, Takhini, and Kathleen.

The Whitewater Kayaking course will give you the necessary skills to maneuver through Class II rapids. Rivers on the course include the Yukon, Wheaton and Tatshenshini.

The Raft Guide Training course content includes practical training for raft guides including oar and paddle instruction, river rescue, boat handling, and other practical rafting skills. Rivers on the course include the Yukon, Wheaton and Tatshenshini.

The packrafting course will cover a review of equipment. Instruction covers basic paddle strokes on lakes and rivers, river reading, ferrying and basic river rescue techniques, river travel, stroke improvement, running rapids and safety. The course provides you with the necessary skills to maneuver through Class II/III rapids. The course is suitable for complete beginners. No prior experience necessary.  Rivers include the Yukon, Wheaton, Parton, Tatshenshini, and Primrose. 

Highlights

  • Kayaking
  • Canoe
  • Packraft
  • Raft
  • Rescue

Details

Duration
1–4 days
Level
Moderate
Dates
May–September
Price
$219–425