Missoula Swift Water Rescue and Guide Classes


swiftwater rescue course

Swiftwater Safety Institute

Swiftwater Rescue and River Course Training for River Professionals

Fall Session I: 3 Days in the Spring! 8-5pm 3 days/24hr (3 year certification)

Spring Session II:  Please get on our list and we can schedule preference dates for this fall.

Price per class: $325


Course Location:
Cyr, Montana (30 minutes on I-90 from Missoula or 90 minutes from Coeur d ‘Alene), 39 Juniper Lane, Alberton MT 59820


Meeting Place: 232 Diagle lane, Alberton, Montana 59802

Course Times: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Course Description: 3-day, 24hr. 3-year certification

This course teaches rescue techniques with regard to limited resources in a wilderness setting. This three
day-24hr. course meets the needs of professional river guides as well as USFS and BLM employees.
Recreational river runners or anyone finding themselves working on or near moving water will gain
valuable techniques in dealing with water hazards and emergencies. This intensive 24 hour class generally
has two to three hours of on-land instruction each morning prior to entering the water. Course focus is on
wilderness-based rescues with limited rescue resources, personnel and communication. This course is
designed to meet varying student skill levels.

Self rescue and hazard avoidance and recognition are key components in this swift water course. We teach technical rope systems, and then systematically remove hardware to increase the demand on the student to problem solve with limited gear and resources. The Missoula swift water rescue and guide classes will be offered on back to back weekends.

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To Register:
Contact Jared at Adventure Missoula — 406-813-0595

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Guide course     $170

Ever wonder how to run a river in a professional setting? Join Adventure Missoula for two full days of river education/guide training course! We will teach you everything from how to rig a raft, when to take a raft down the river, how to read water, who to take on your boat and more!  This is the perfect class for folks interested in the guiding industry

Ages 16+

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