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Raft-guides needed in Norway at Uteguiden

Uteguiden is looking for whitewater enthusiasts to join their team for the 2023 summer season. If you don’t have the whole summer available, no worries, we have different options for you to consider. Valldal is Located at the beautiful west coast of Norway near the gorgeous fjord of Geiranger and Trollstigen valley. Send your CV to

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Guide / Safety

Welcome to the family

The amount of GTE workshops is making a significant come back post covid which is comforting news. I was shocked to receive a call asking to assist on a GTE workshop in Norway in early November. Instantly I said yes & then I found my self mentally visualizing where I had packed my cold weather

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Guide / Safety

We have some new army of Rafting Guides!

The training and certification for white waters guides, organized by the Kanjon Rafting Club and with the financial support of UNDP, was successfully completed. Nine participants out of a total 29 received licenses, which will enable them to perform the work of rafting guides according to the rules of the IRF. They remind that the

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USAID BiH
Guide / Safety

USAID BiH supports raft guides for safety at WRC 2022

Today, 24 candidates started their training for the IRF Guide Training & Education (GTE) raft guide qualification as part of the support that USAID BiH Sustainable Tourism Development Project has provided to the hosts of the 2022 World Rafting Championships (WRC). Following the course, all candidates will get the unique opportunity to support the official

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Development

Rafting Operator Accreditation launched

The IRF’s Rafting Operator Accreditation (ROA) was recently launched with the issuing of its first accreditation to Cardiff International White Water (CIWW). CIWW is home to the UK’s very first on-demand Olympic standard White Water Rafting and Indoor Wave facility. Their 250m white water course is designed for rafts, canoes and kayaks. Besides offering white

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2021 Grand Canyon Coming of Age
Guide / Safety

Rafting Rhapsody: A 2021 Grand Canyon Coming of Age

IRF media contributor Annalee Decker took the plunge at the end of last year and shares with us her 2021 Grand Canyon Coming of Age story – a Rafting Rhapsody. Rafting Rhapsody: A 2021 Grand Canyon Coming of Age The angle was wrong. I knew it and he knew it. Hunched down in the front

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Development

Royal Gorge River Initiative Organization cleaning up

Royal Gorge River Initiative Organization is teaming up with American Rivers to sponsor 2022’s Royal Gorge RIO River Clean-Up. Last year they hosted a 35-mile river clean-up which saw them pulling thousand of pounds of rubbish out of the river. This year the clean-up will be on the 1st May 2022, and volunteers are needed.

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1st women only guide workshop
Development

1st women only guide workshop in Mexico

By Ena Buenfil This summer the 1st women only guide workshop was held in the Huasteca Potosina region, Mexico. The area has great potential for rafting activity with beautiful rivers of different classifications in states such as: Veracruz, Morelos, Oaxaca, Guerrero, Chiapas and of course San Luis Potosí in the Huasteca region. Eight women attended

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