Covering topics from strategies for safely descending a rapid, to making safe and recovering an injured person this guide describes the essential knowledge for every recreational paddler and professional river guide. Other topics covered include reading white water, skilful paddling, equipment design plus a whole host of other useful information.
This book is unique in that it covers both safety and rescue. Safety is the process of staying out of trouble in the first place. Rescue is what we do to retrieve a situation that has got out of hand.