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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 […]