Can you whitewater raft in California?

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OVER 12 RIVERS TO CHOOSE FROM — From 1/2 day trips to mulit-day wilderness adventures we have a river rafting trip for you! We have California white water rafting trips perfect for all ages (4+) as well as large groups, and adrenaline junkies!

Is there river rafting in California?

Southern California River Rafting Located just northeast of Bakersfield on the southern edge of the Sequoia National Forest, this dam-controlled section of river serves up rapids ranging from mild Class II to wild Class IV during the early spring.

What are the levels of white water rafting?

The Six Levels of Every River’s Water Rafting Course

  • Class 1- easy level. This is the level that represents river waters that flow over minimal obstructions.
  • Class 2- novice level.
  • Class 3- beginner / (intermediate) level.
  • Class 4 –advanced level.
  • Class 5 –expert level.
  • Class 6- extreme / exploratory waters.

Why is it called White Water Rafting?

Whitewater Rafting received its name because the raft is the inflatable boat that you ride to paddle through the rough waters and rapids. ‘White’ water comes because the frothing rapids of a guzzling river make the water appear white.

Can big people white water raft?

Overweight people can still go white water rafting, but the physical nature of paddling rapids makes it riskier for anyone who’s out of shape. This is why some rafting companies have upper and lower weight limits on who they allow on rafting trips. Because there are dangers for overweight rafters.

Do people fall off white water rafting?

People do fall out whitewater rafting, not every time, not even every other time, but it does happen. Listening to your guide, paddling and being self-aware can help keep you in the boat.

What happens if you fall out during white water rafting?

If you end up falling out of the raft during your rafting trip, do the following: Grab the raft. Right after falling overboard, grab the raft’s side as quickly as you can and, if there is a safety rope running along the raft’s outside, grab onto it. Hold tightly until your guide or a fellow rafter pulls you back in.