How do you prepare for white water rafting?

What do I need to know before rafting?

Follow these tips to make your rafting trip safer and more enjoyable.

  • Book Early. …
  • Consider Everyone in Your Group. …
  • Pick a Professional, Licensed Outfitter. …
  • Wear a Life Jacket and Helmet at All Times. …
  • Hold Your Paddle Correctly. …
  • Be Familiar With Proper Swimming Techniques. …
  • Listen to Your Guide. …
  • Don’t Bring Too Many Electronics.

What are the chances of dying white water rafting?

Whitewater rafting and kayaking are exciting sports that are currently undergoing phenomenal growth. Although risk is inherent in all ”adventure” sports, the fatality risk of whitewater boating (29 per million kayaking days, 5.5–8.7 per million rafting days) is on par with other ”adventure” sports (Table 2).

Do you soak white water rafting?

Your bottom half will be wet but will usually dry quickly as you bounce from one rapid to another. In the end, you’re going to get wet on any whitewater rafting adventure that you take. It’s a matter of taking measures to try and control just how wet you’ll get and how quickly you’ll be able to dry off.

Is there a weight limit for rafting?

The short answer is no. There is no hard and fast weight limit for whitewater rafting. The longer answer is that weight could impact some other factors that play into whether you should go on a trip with us.

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What I wish I brought on my rafting trip?

Personal Care

  • Heavy Salve. Your hands and feet definitely get the short end of the stick on a Grand Canyon rafting trip. …
  • Nose Oil. We see a lot of bloody noses in the Canyon due to the dry conditions. …
  • Scrub Gloves. These are amazing! …
  • Sun Hoodie. …
  • Handkerchief or Buff. …
  • Sarong. …
  • Gardening Gloves. …
  • Space Saver Storage Bags.