Kootenay River Trip

Our Week of Rockies Rivers will introduce you to our favorite runs in the East Kootenays.

Sunday  July 17- Friday  July 22, 2016

You’ll enjoy 5 days of paddling the best whitewater of the Cross, White, and Kootenay Rivers. Your qualified guides will provide expert instruction in whitewater maneuvers & safety. We use stable and durable SOAR inflatable canoes. Two nights we return to Nipika to enjoy the hot tub, sauna and a delicious dinner & comfortable cabin bed. Three nights are spent camping along the rivers.

This trip is offered in partnership with Black Feather Adventures.


$1750/person + tax

All meals and group equipment provided


Sunday, 4 PM

Check-in, group dinner and evening orientation after a pleasant hike around Nipika


Equipment and safety session then an afternoon run down the upper Kootenay River, Grades 1 – 2. Back to Nipika for the night.


All day on the Kootenay River, the “Bridge to Bridge Run”, the most exciting and beautiful section of the river, with a shuttle to the upper White R. in the evening, then camping along the White R.


The White R. Canyons, then the lower Kootenay R. to Gibralter Rock to camp. Simply spectacular scenery with grades 2 – 3 water.


Paddle down the scenic lower Kootenay to Canal Flats to be picked up and shuttle back to Nipika for dinner and a relaxing evening, sauna & hot tub.


Relaxing morning at the resort and departure.