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“A River Guide’s tasks are many and varied” This is written in the “Job Description” page at Wild Water Adventures, a Banff white water rafting company offering rafting trips on the Kicking Horse River, near Banff National Park and Lake Louise, Alberta.Of course, all rafting guides need to have plenty of experience guiding boats on difficult white water rivers, and depending on the difficulty of the river on which they will be working, the prerequisites are higher to maintain good levels of guest safety. And, certainly, they need to keep updated with Emergency Wilderness First Aid and River Rescue training. Those...

JUST ADD WATER!NOW is the time to start planning for the summer!In springtime, summer still seems far enough away that the glorious summer weeks ahead will stretch out and go on forever. But as we all know, Labour Day, which marks the time to put away the summer toys and start searching for our winter clothes and snow skis again, comes suddenly upon us.So get the calendar out and start your planning! Wild Water Adventures Can Help Spending the past weekend with over 8,000 ladies at the Calgary Women’s Show I was able to see that visitors to the mountains love to...

These poker players spend their free time on exciting and challenging whitewater rivers Adrenalin. It’s powerful. It makes us feel alive. We crave it. It can become addictive.For those of us who have come to love that feeling of adrenalin as is surges through us when we engage ourselves in something new, something exciting, spine-tingling or risky, we are constantly in search of our next new “fix”. Where can we get it? What new experience can we seek out that will provide us with that exhilarating feeling that we crave?Whitewater Rafting? Sure… that’s an obvious one. We KNOW we’ll get a...

On Monday, July 1st, come and join in the fun with Wild Water Adventures, rafting in Banff, Alberta, as we go "Red & White" at our RiverBase in celebration of Canada's 146th Birthday.While it's "rafting as usual" on the water, events off the river are sure to be lively and fun. All of our trips are available, our Gentle, Tradition and Whitewater Exciter, which are perfect for families, singles, couples or groups.For starters, be sure to dress with patriotic pride in Red and White, with the Maple Leaf on full view. For everyone...

SHHH!  If you are quiet and still at this time of the year, you may just hear the sounds of  Mother Earth slowing waking to the longer days and bolder sunshine of springtime!  The rivers are soon to be flowing and here's 5 reason's why you ought to start making plans now for whitewater rafting on the Kicking Horse River this summer.1.  RAPID TRANSIT - There are no better stretches of continuous, exhilarating, and just plain FUN waves and rapids than on the Kicking Horse River, just west of Banff and Lake Louise.  Whether a half-day or full day trip,...

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