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Whitewater Rafting spend your Spring Break

If you are wondering where to take your family this summer or how to spend your spring break, whitewater rafting may just be an ideal vacation that will provide escape and rejuvenation for even the most reluctant adventurer. Whitewater rafting is also commonly referred to as river rafting and has gained tremendous popularity over the years, not just in the United States but in several other parts of the world. It is an exciting outdoor sport and even if you have never tried it, there is no reason that beginners can't enjoy the thrills of river rafting. River rafting is particularly enjoyable when performed in groups rather than when done individually. River rafting involves the paddling of boats or rafts (that are inflatable) and steering them down a river in the midst of swirling waters. Usually the rapids are classified based on the conditions of the water, ranging from 1-5. These grades indicate an increase in the intensity and difficulty as the numbers go up. Rapids categorized under 1 are mainly recommended for children and beginners and those above 5 are dangerous and not meant for leisure rafting. As rafting has gained popularity as a recreational activity, there have been some improvements in the equipment and several new options are now available for white water rafters. The rafts need not be necessarily paddled or rowed, as there are motorized rafts available. Another popular variety of the raft is the hybrid raft that consists of the oars as well as the paddles. This enables passengers to distribute the tasks of paddling and oaring among themselves. Rafting is generally supervised by a qualified professional guide and all his instructions must be strictly adhered to. To prevent any risks, it is required that all passengers must wear life jackets.

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Whitewater Rafting spend your Spring Break  

If you are wondering where to take your family this summer or how to spend your spring break, whitewater rafting may just be an ideal vacati...

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