Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education - Event Information

Event Name:ACA L4 Swiftwater Rescue Skills Course and Assmt @ Buena Vista, CO
Event Type(s):Paddling
Description:Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center (RMOC)-This course teaches students to recognize and avoid common river hazards as well as being proactive in preventing accidents on the river. Students will learn rescue techniques for paddlers in distress as well as self rescue techniques. Students can expect to learn skills in dealing with swimmers, pins and entrapments. Proper use of throw bags, rescue vests and other rescue gear will also be covered. Skills assessment is included throughout the course. The course is designed specifically for paddlers of small boats: Kayak-Stand Up Paddle-Inflatable Kayak
Event Date:5/19/2018 - 5/20/2018
Event Time:8am - 5pm
Location:Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center - RMOC
23850 US HWY 285 S
Buena Vista, CO 81211

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Contact Person:April Johnson
(phone: 7193953335)
Details:Venue: Arkansas River, section to be determined. Course meets at RMOC.
Instructor: Tommy Gram
Cost: $220
Prerequisite:  Ability to paddle class III rapids.
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