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Moving Water Rescue CANCELED

Due to the spike in COVID 19 cases this course is canceled.
This 6 hour course will cover rescue scenarios common on Interior Alaska rivers. You will practice self-rescue including defensive and offensive swimming, capsized boat rescue and rescuing each other. You will learn appropriate throw rope use as well. This course should not be confused with a swift water rescue class; we will not be practicing in big water or rapids.
Drysuits are required. If you need to use one of our drysuits there is an additional $10.00 equipment fee.
Location: Bridge 1 on the Upper Chena at MP 37.7. Class starts at at the bridge at 10:00 am and ends at the bridge at 4:00 pm.  Those who would like to ride to and from the venue with us, will meet in town at 9:00 am.
Class Size: Minimum 4 participants and Maximum 8 participants.
Venues are subject to change based on river and weather conditions.

The event is finished.


Jun 28 2020


10:00 am - 4:00 pm




Tracie Pendergrast
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Tracie and Don Pendergrast
Alaska Canoe School
Fairbanks, AK 99709
907-479-2964 (h)
907-750-4902 (cT)
907-371-4868 (cD)
Everyone must believe in something. I believe I'll go canoeing.Henry David Thoreau
Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing- absolutely nothing- half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.Muskrat, "Wind in the Willows"
There is nothing that is so aesthetically pleasing and yet so functional and versatile as the canoe.Bill Mason
There are many ways to salvation, and one of them is to follow a river. David Brower, Foreword to "Oregon Rivers"
If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.Loren Eiseley, "Four Quartets"