7-Day Guide School


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Spend a full 7 days with our team learning the ins and outs of commercial paddle guiding. This is a completely tailored experience to ensure you’re ready to lead your own group down river.

Duration:  6hrs - 8hrs
Cancellation:  72.0hrs
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  • Learn from the experts about safety, river navigating, raft maintenance and so much more
  • Spend 4 days on the South Fork of the American, followed by a rest and travel day up to the Yuba river, and 2 days of instruction on the Yuba River
  • Upon completion if students wish, they are allowed to stay for Memorial Day weekend and put together a “guide boat” to raft along with the commercial trips for the holiday weekend

What's Included

  • 3 meals per day
  • Professionally guided education by top guides at H2O Adventures
  • On water gear (pfd, helmet, wetsuit, ropes)
  • Riverside camping location

Additional Information

  • Class spaces are limited to ensure a more individually tailored instruction

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Meeting location:  6400 CA-49


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