The Clark Fork River, Alberton Gorge near Missoula, Mon...
Clark Fork River - Whitewater, Alberton Gorge Close to ...
The Clark Fork River, Alberton Gorge near Missoula, Montana - home to six wet and wild rapids, including the notorious FANG rapid just above Fish Creek. This two hit beauty (Fang and Punisher) treats those who dare to run it with a blast of Clark Fork fun. View your photos of Fang on the Clark Fork River here. These photos are provided by Pangaea River Rafting. Find out more about River Rafting on the Clark Fork River near Missoula, MT.
The Clark Fork River, Alberton Gorge near Missoula, Spokane and Coeur d' Alene! Pangaea River Rafting offers seven different trips on the Clark Fork River, including White Water Rafting, River Wine Tasting, Team Building Adventures, Geocaching, Bird Watching, Easy Scenic Floats and Guide Training classes. After your whitewater adventure on the Clark Fork River, join Pangaea and your guides as you watch your boat run one of the biggest rapids of the day - FANG!!! Find your photos by looking for the date you went rafting. Leave Boring Behind!
“How to Become a Whitewater Guide in Washington, Idaho and Montana with Pangaea River Rafting”
Learn To Run Whitewater… read, paddle, swim and scout big whitewater so that you feel comfortable no matter what river you run.
Guide training - learn to flip rafts and guide whitewater near Spokane, Missoula and Cda
Guide training – learn to flip rafts and guide whitewater near Spokane, Missoula and Cda
Swift Water Rescue Training…
What happens when you flip a raft? You’ll learn exactly that and practice saving swimmers, throwing rescue lines and swimming rapids.
Soul Nourishing Lunch…
Recharge your soul with a hot red potato bar and flame seared chicken each day of guide training.
Guide Training, Exactly What You Need!
Don’t buy extra gear you don’t need. You’ll learn exactly what you should bring on every raft trip you paddle so that you’re always prepared.
Dates Just Announced for our 2013, 6 day weekend course!
May 18-19 (Saturday and Sunday 9am to 6pm)
May 25-26 (Saturday and Sunday 9am to 6pm)
June 1-2 (Saturday and Sunday 9am to 6pm)
June 2 (Sunday) is bring your friends and family day for only $25 (includes gear and lunch)
Guide training close to Spokane, Coeur d' Alene and Missoula
Guide training close to Spokane, Coeur d’ Alene and Missoula
Rock Your Boat
During guide training, we recommend you “rock your boat.” You’ll be flipping rafts, saving swimmers, swimming rapids, giving commands and captaining your own boat over an intensive and very fun six day course.
The Clark Fork River, Spokane River or Blackfoot River
The course will be conducted on the Clark Fork River or Blackfoot River in Montana and/or the Spokane River depending on water levels. The access and opportunity on the Clark Fork River is our favorite and unmatched in quality of learning environment anywhere else in our area.
What Does Your Guide Training Weekend Look Like?
Most people arrive Friday night and set up camp for the weekend at our compound on the river. We will be rafting from 9:00AM until 6:00PM Saturday and Sunday. We will be eating lunch on the river.
Guide training - big whitewater!
Gear you will need…
We will provide you with all of the rafting gear you will need for the course: wetsuits, booties, and PFD’s. You will need to have the following items: Wool or Polypropylene Base Layer(Top and Bottom) and Socks, warm hat, waterproof windbreaker and pants, water bottle.You will need to have a tent, car, camper, trailer, or some other form of shelter at night.
Become a Whitewater Guide
Whether you become a commercial or private rafting guide, you need to take Pangaea’s formal Guide Training Course. Learn what do when you are responsible for everyone’s safety.. You need to know how to read the river and how to handle never ever’s on the river and how to save yourself and your passengers if anything should go wrong.
Pangaea’s Guide Training and River Safety Class exceeds Washington State’s Whitewater Guide Requirements.
After completing our full 50 hour guide training class, you will receive a certificate of completion and an evaluation that will serve as your legal verification of meeting strict guide training standards!
Learn to throw boats and prep for any trip you're ever on.
Learn to throw boats and prep for any trip you’re ever on.
Bring Your Family and Friends for $25!!!
Also guide your friends and family on the last day! You run the trip just like a professional guide. Invite friends and family to raft with you on the river for only $25 per person includes all the gear and lunch.
5 Good Reasons to Sign Up Now
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Learn our best boat games during guide training!
Learn our best boat games during guide training!
The Guide Training Course will Cover the Following:
fifty hours on a whitewater river
reading river characteristics including currents, eddies, rapids, and hazards
methods of scouting and running rapids
river rescue techniques, including emergency procedures and equipment recovery
communicating with clients, including paddling and safety instruction.
paddling strokes and techniques
rowing strokes and technique
boat design and boat/river interaction
equipment preparation and boat rigging