Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1) What should I bring?
  • Rafting Trip:
    • Swimsuit or shorts
    • Wetsuit (in the spring)
    • Protective footwear
    • Sunscreen
    • Hat or visor
    • Water
    Camping Trip:
    • Sleeping bag
    • Sleeping pad
    • Tent
    • Flashlight
    • Pants and shirts
    • Camping shoes
    • Towel and toiletries
    • Insect repellant
    Optional
    • Disposable or waterproof camera
    • Jacket and warm hat
    • Clean clothes for trip home
    • Fishing gear
    • Lawn chairs
    • Sunshower
    • Binoculars and book
    • Beer or cocktails (in moderation for evenings)
  • 2) What should I wear?
  • whitewater rafting attire

  • 3) What's the weather like? 
  • Summer temperatures are hot and sunny — perfect for rafting!

    weather month

  • 4) Is tipping appropriate?
  • If your guide made your trip interesting, fun, and safe through skillful boat handling, local knowledge, and listening to what you want from your trip, please offer gratuity as you would for any service.

  • 5) What do Class I, II, III, IV, V, and VI mean?
  • These classes are designations on the International Scale of River Difficulty. This white water rafting scale ranges from Class I (easy) to Class VI (extreme and exploratory). For more details about each class, please visit our International Scale of River Difficulty page.