Intro to White Water Kayaking
Join us as we navigate the whitewaters of the Texas Hill Country! This course is designed to introduce basic fundamental skills needed for whitewater kayaking. Topics introduced include the kayak roll, boat control, and basic river running skills. Although designed as a first time experience, intermediate kayakers are also welcome to hone their existing skills and learn new ones. This class is recommended prior to the intermediate whitewater kayaking trip
Trip Registration Info
March 29-April 1
Early Registration Deadline:
Early Trip Cost:
Late Registration Deadline:
Late Trip Cost:
MANDATORY Pre-Trip Meetings/Kayak Pool Sessions!
March 21, 26, 28
7:00 - 9:00 PM, meet at the OPC, ready to get in the pool!
San Marcos, TX
Kayaking basics such as paddling strokes, wet-exits, T-Rescue, rolling, catching eddies, and ferrying; aspects of Leave No Trace environmental ethics.
Moderate. Much of the challenge comes from learning how to relax and be comfortable in the boat.
Included with Trip Registration
- All necessary gear and hardware
- Meals while in the field
What Will You Need?
All regular items from the OPC trip pack list plus:
- Shoes for wearing in the water [or sandals with a back strap]
- Money for snacks/meals during travel