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Earth Day 2016 – Celebrate the Day

Earth day was first celebrated in 1970. As of today, this day is celebrated in 192 countries around the world and is coordinated by the Earth Day Network. The date marks a time to promote environmental protection and sustainability. Earth Day 2016 will take place Friday, April 22. Earth Day is celebrated in the northern […]

Elevation change pumps up the Rafting

At an elevation of 2200 meters the Red Deer River leaves the Red Deer Lakes and starts its eastward flow. 45 kilometers later where it exits Banff National Park it is at an elevation of 1640 meters. There are no falls and remarkably few large rapids on a river beginning in such a rugged area. […]

How does a river get it’s class?

People always wonder “What is the river class, how difficult is the rafting and can I do it?”. There are 6 levels of River Classes according to the American Whitewater Affiliation. We have added our own little twist to things to make it easier for people who don’t get on the river often to get […]

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