Packraft 101 : Beginner Moving Current

Smooth water makes for Ideal learning classroom

PackRaft I Moving Current:


LEARN to run the RIVER……. This 5 hr class will teach you what you need to feel safe on class I & II water.

* Eqpt needed to be safe on moving current
* Packing and carrying your boat
* Efficient launching and landing
* Reading current and avoiding hazards
* Using an eddy as your “brakes”
* Forward and back ferry technique
* Efficient paddle skills for packrafts

This is the ideal class for those curious about learning about packrafts and those planning adventures in their packrafts on class I and II rivers. Those looking to expand into Whitewater and running class III water should take the River Safety Class.

price: $100 moving current 4 hr class

 $150 for flat water and add a whitewater finale  (we added this in 2016. We found that after the river time on moving current, students are ready for a fun class II river run in the rapids. This adds about one hour to your class.


we supply  boat, paddle, PFD, pack, dry suit. (you are welcome to use your gear)
Season:  Starts May


Scheduled on demand
Reservation REQUIRED

Normally this class runs weekdays or weekday evenings. We can only schedule a weekend in July and August depending upon instructor availability

Check out our 2 day safety course :

Packraft River Safety Class