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Rafting Guide Classes

Welcome to Independent Whitewater Rafting’s Guide Classes! Get ready to navigate rivers confidently, lead with skill, and embrace the thrill of becoming a certified rafting guide. Welcome to the extraordinary world where adventure meets education – your gateway to mastering the art of rafting.

Guide Training Seminar on the Arkansas River

Embark on a thrilling journey with the Independent Whitewater’s Guide Training Seminar on the majestic Arkansas River. Whether you’re seeking a new summer career or simply aiming to master the art of navigating exhilarating whitewater, our program is designed to exceed your expectations. Our comprehensive training not only equips you with the essential skills required for professional guiding but goes above and beyond state guiding requirements with an additional 50 hours of hands-on learning and expertise.
Secure your spot in this exciting and comprehensive training seminar by reaching out to us. Join Independent Whitewater Rafting on your journey of mastering the art of rafting.



Guide Training Seminar Highlights


Our classes provide practical, hands-on experience on the commercially run class III and IV sections of the Arkansas River. You’ll learn essential techniques and strategies for navigating various river conditions.

Exceed State Requirements

Our program goes above and beyond state guiding requirements, ensuring that you not only meet the standards but surpass them significantly with an additional 50 hours of comprehensive, hands-on training. This provides you with an unparalleled level of expertise and confidence in mastering the art of rafting.

Diverse River Experience

Explore the thrill of navigating Clear Creek, the Royal Gorge, and the Numbers, each offering exciting class IV+ rapids. Gain a well-rounded skill set as you tackle different challenges along these stunning waterways.


Whether you aspire to be a professional guide or simply want to learn a new skill, our program provides an opportunity for personal growth. Challenge yourself in a supportive environment and discover newfound confidence on the river.

Unforgettable Adventures

Beyond the training, immerse yourself in up to 14 days of unforgettable river adventures, savoring the camaraderie of like-minded adventurers who share your passion for conquering the thrilling rapids and embracing the beauty of nature.


To secure your spot or gather more information, give us a call. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required as part of our reservation policy, ensuring your place in this transformative training seminar.

Join Independent Whitewater and immerse yourself in the world of river guiding – where every twist and turn unlocks new skills and unforgettable memories.

Why Choose Us?

Choose Independent Whitewater Rafting for your rafting guide classes. At Independent Whitewater Rafting, we invite you to not just learn how to guide a raft but to immerse yourself in an experience that will leave you with a newfound passion for whitewater rafting. Join us for a journey where every wave is a stepping stone to mastering the art of rafting, and every class is an invitation to adventure. Choose Independent Whitewater Rafting, where expertise meets excitement!

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Ready for the best whitewater rafting in Colorado? Contact Independent Whitewater Rafting today! We’re here to make your experience seamless and memorable. Let’s make your next outdoor escape a reality!