"Thanks very much
for 4 excellent days in the kayak for the first time. An instructor
who knows his kayaking, knows how to teach, and an area which
has many excellent rivers to kayak. We could wish for nothing
more than what we got!" Jannicke Rusnaes and Jon Hagen,
TO KAYAK COURSE
no better place to learn this exciting sport than on Ecuador's
warm tropical rivers. Let our qualified instructors introduce
you to the wonders of whitewater kayaking through this course
designed for those with no whitewater kayaking experience.
TO KAYAK COURSE
COURSE - 4 DAYS
course starts with the basic techniques of whitewater
kayaking and builds on those techniques with lots of on-river
time. More advanced techniques are introduced each day
as your confidence in whitewater increases. By the end
of the course you should be ready to read and run grade
III rapids (under supervision of more experienced paddlers!).
- Day 1 Meet in Tena. The morning will
be spent learning basic paddling techniques and safety
procedures. Lunch. In the afternoon we will practice
balance and edging techniques.
- Day 2 The emphasis today will be on moving into,
out of and across the current and practicing techniques
learned on Day 1. Lunch. Introduction to Eskimo roll.
- Day 3 Practice Eskimo roll. Rapid running. Emphasis
on balance and edging techniques.
- Days 4 This day will be spent running lots of rapids
to bring all your newly learned skills together. Emphasis
will be on perfecting technique, reading whitewater
and river running skills. And of course having loads
of BIG fun!
DATES: Every Monday.
COST: From $US250
INCLUDED: Kayaking instruction, all equipment, transport during
the course, lunch.
INCLUDED: Transport ex Quito, accomodation, meals except lunch.