4 Common Misconceptions About White Water Rafting

With many adventure activities, there can be a lot of nerves attached to it – especially if the sport is completely new to you. From worrying about experience level to wondering if you need to know how to swim, there can sometimes be a lot of hesitation and tension coming from those who have not spent too much time in moving water.

But, experience is the key to understanding. If you don’t try, you truly will never know the excitement and joy that is white water rafting.

Heli Rafting on the Kicking Horse River!!

Floating down the Kicking Horse River offers quite the view. Surrounded by the mountains, a trip on the water offers a rather unique perspective of the Canadian Rockies.

Ask any members of our staff and they will rave about the stunning scenery that you will experience when rafting down the river.

But how about seeing those breathtaking silent peaks from above?

Train to be a Raft Guide!

Adventure, travel and exhilarating days on the river are all part of being a raft guide.

Glacier Raft Company is now offering a 12 day Professional and Recreational Raft Guide Certification Course in conjunction with the College of the Rockies.

5 Lessons Learned Working at a Rafting Company

We love where we work!

From the river to the mountains to the town of Golden itself, the environment we immerse ourselves in daily creates quite an enjoyable atmosphere. It is a reason the majority of our staff return year-after-year.

But just like the river itself, there are always challenges to overcome.

And that is the beauty of rivers – they are constantly flowing, and always changing. It is one of the many reasons it has taught us so much throughout the years.

4 Tips For Having The Best Rafting Trip Possible

With rafting season now in full swing, our guests are pumped and ready to get out on the water to have some fun. For many, white water rafting is just another part of their summer adventure: they are ready and willing to make the best out of their day!

But for many others, white water rafting is a new experience – a trip where they are not sure what to expect. That is OK!