TRAINING

RAFTING COURSES

CERTIFICATIONS

SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER – NOVEMBER
MARCH – APRIL – MAY

· Rafting guide course ·

Would you like to learn from international rafting guides and instructors and see what their daily life looks like?

Come and gain experience in the beautiful Chilean Patagonia, get to know our rivers and paddle with us on these incredible white water between class II and IV.

· PICK YOUR COURSE ·

Our courses will be held in Futaleufu or any suitable river near you.

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RAFTING COURSE – BEGINNER

DURATION: 5 days
PRICE: $390.000 CLP
CERTIFICATION: IRF

day 1

– Meeting at the base camp, course introduction
– Theory: Water hydrology and morphology
– River descent on the Espolón, guiding skills assessment
– Guiding techniques – how to hold the paddle

day 2

– River descent on the Espolón
– Guiding techniques – how to direction the boat
– How to hold and flow in a gentile current
– How to swim in white water
– How to self rescue
– Theory: different guiding and rescue techniques

days 3 and 4

We’ll practice and perfect all the different techniques on the Espolón and Azul rivers

day 5

– Final evaluation, IRF certification class II – III
– Patagonian asado to end the course

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RAFTING COURSE – INTERMEDIATE

DURATION: 6 days
PRICE: $490.000 CLP
CERTIFICATIONS:
– Rescue 3 Internacional
– IRF

DAY 1

– Meeting at the base camp, course introduction
– Start of the Rescue3 course (WRT-PRO)

DAYS 2 AND 3

Rescue3 Course

day 4

– River communication: signals
– White water swimming techniques
– Guiding skills – Espolón river
– Boat guiding, going against the current, guiding with passengers
– Throwing the rope

day 5

– Knots
– System building
– Guiding skills – Azul river
– Flip

day 6

– Final evaluation, IRF certification class III – IV
– Patagonian asado to end the course
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RAFTING COURSE – ADVANCED (OARS)

DURATION: 7 days
PRICE: $590.000 CLP
CERTIFICATIONS:
– IRF
– Rescue 3 internacional

DAY 1

– Meeting at the base camp, course introduction
– Oars guiding introduction
– River communication
– Introductory descent on the Futaleufú river – Puente a Puente section
– (Optional: Rescue 3 WRT-PRO)

DAYS 2- 6

Utilizaremos el método CLAP para desenvolvernos de la mejor manera en los próximos días:

We will use the CLAP method to optimize our study time in the following days:
– We’ll learn to read big volume water, identify hazards and different lines depending on the different water levels.

– Navegaremos todas las diferentes secciones del río Futaleufú.
– We will paddle all the sections of the Futaleufu river while practicing the different portage options you can use in big water rivers.

day 7

Final evaluation, IRF certification class IV
Patagonian asado to end the course

· DETAILS ·

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Lesson time

We’ll begin every day at 9am until 12 aprox. We’ll have a one hour lunch break and start again at 1 until 5pm. We’ll take a half-day free from class to rest and process the information.
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Sleeping solution

The base camp LOS DOMOS has all the comfort to facilitate your stay during the course.
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Equipment

If you’re missing some technical equipment, we will supply it
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Included

– Certified instructors
– International certification
– Accommodation during the course
– Logistics and transportation during the course
– Special equipment
– Insurance

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NOT included

– Food and snacks
– Drinks
– Transportation outside course time
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How long will the certification last?

Both IRF and Rescue3 Certification will be valid and active for 3 consecutive years.

Book your course NOW

If you want to reserve your spot, please fill out the following form and we’ll contact you shortly to confirm availabilities. Your booking will be final upon payment.

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· combined training courses ·

rescue3 international + irf

Combine your Rescue3 courses with the International Rafting Federation: Rafting guide, Safety kayak and Trip Leader. Our courses take place in Futaleufú or in a river near you.

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Rescue3 WRT-PRO + IRF Rafting Guide + Trip leader

Duration: 6 days
Price: $390.000 CLP

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Rescue 3 WRT-PRO + IRF Safety kayak + Trip Leader

Duration: 6 days
Price: $390.000 CLP

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Rescue 3 WRT-PRO + IRF Rafting Guide + Safety kayak + Trip Leader

Duration: 7 days
Price: $450.000 CLP

Pedro Aguirre Cerda 545
Futaleufu, X Region, Chile

+56 9 3392 0745
info@bochinchex.com

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