Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: West Glacier, MT (special SUP focus) Published: June 12, 2021

This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams, rafters, SUP, kayakers, etc. If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must. It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670. The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days devel...

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: Missoula, MT Published: September 19, 2020

This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams. If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must. It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670. The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days developing and practicing skills o...

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: Missoula, MT Published: September 12, 2020

This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams. If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must. It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670. The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days developing and practicing skills o...

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Graves Creek Case Study Published: August 30, 2017

Case Study: Graves Creek, MT Class V-V+ June 7, 2012   Two friends, Joe and Sam, left Missoula at 0400 the morning of the 7th to begin the drive up to Graves Creek. They decided that the drive would take about 4 hours, placing them at the put-in by 0800. Joe, who had been down Graves Creek once before, said that even though the section they would be paddling was only 1 mile l...

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“Whether you are a river-rookie or an experienced boater, WRI tailors their classes to what you need to learn in a fun and challenging environment. Their scenario based teaching approach creates an electric learning atmosphere where you feel like you are in actual river rescue situations. I would recommend them to anybody!”

Eric Giddens, Owner Kern River Brewing Company/1996 Olympic Kayak Team Member
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