RIVING ON THE RIVER – FOR EXTREME!
Descent by boat on a route in the highlands has long been known to extreme sports enthusiasts. Unlike other water sports, it does not require special skills, there are no age restrictions. Also, this sport is one of the more accessible types of extreme recreation in the mountains. Having tried river rafting with a low level of difficulty, people are captivated by the feeling of confidence that there is nothing complicated in this matter. As soon as a person enters a river with 4 difficulty levels, he begins to realize the whole risk. It is at the moment of intense fear that people remember that they are a team and become obsessed with one goal. Each person on board the boat turns into one living organism, following the instructions of the instructor. Obstacles are overcome with the help of precise and quick boat maneuvering, such as rapids, ramparts, stones, plums, barrels.
Falling out of a boat in extreme conditions can be difficult to escape. Games in which a person’s life is at stake can only be saved by properly selected equipment and the presence of experienced team members. Mandatory elements are a helmet and a life jacket. In ice water, a wetsuit, warm woolen things are added to the above. The launch boat should have life ropes, a first-aid kit, repair kit and a pump for pumping the hull on board.
River rafting on difficult routes is possible only after passing through all stages of training from the basics of raft management to the provision of medical care. The necessary experience gained in alloys reduces the emotional outburst in emergency situations, as well as knowledge of how to behave in such situations, not only in theory but also in practice.
Depending on how strong you want to get emotions during the descent on the boat, choose your place in the following way, the closer to the bow of the boat the sharper the feeling.