Questions And Answers About White Water Rafting
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Questions And Answers About White Water Rafting

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Questions And Answers About White Water Rafting

Why is white water rafting fun?

Fast Fred Ruddock here, and I'm here to tell you why water rafting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina is the most fun you can have on the water!

The Blue Ridge Mountains are packed with exciting rapids, perfect for the white-knuckle thrill of water rafting. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced rafter, the rapids of the Blue Ridge Mountains provide a thrilling ride. With the right gear, you can navigate the rapids with ease, and the scenery is simply breathtaking.

What makes water rafting in the Blue Ridge Mountains so special is the sheer variety of options available. Whether you're looking for a leisurely ride, a hair-raising experience, or something in between, you'll find it here. You can take a guided tour of the rapids, or tackle them on your own. You can even bring the whole family and make it a group adventure!

The best part of water rafting in the Blue Ridge Mountains is the sense of freedom and adventure that comes with it. You'll be able to take in the gorgeous views of the mountains, and the feeling of being on the water is unmatched. Plus, you'll get to experience the thrill of navigating the rapids, and the sense of accomplishment when you reach your destination.

Finally, water rafting in the Blue Ridge Mountains is just plain fun. You get to be outside in the fresh air and experience the thrill of the rapids. You can enjoy the scenery and the thrill of the ride with friends and family, or even on your own. There's no doubt that water rafting in the Blue Ridge Mountains is one of the most exciting adventures you can have!

So there you have it. Water rafting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina is the perfect way to get your adrenaline pumping and make some amazing memories. So grab your gear and get ready for the ride of your life!

How many classes of whitewater are there?

The international scale of whitewater rapids ranges from one to seven. However the Grand Canyon and a few other western rivers are rated one to ten. However the scale of one to ten when divided by two closely follows the international scale.

International scale of river difficulty considers class 1 suitable for beginners. While class 2 is suitable for novices. Class 3 requires intermediate skills and the general public should consider guided trips. However class 4 is advanced and requires experienced guides to reduce inherent risks for typical rafting guests. Although class 5 is for experts. Some class 5 rivers can be rafted commercially but many cannot. Class 5 is much more dangerous than even class 4. Exploratory class 6 is only for experts. Commercial rafting is not attempted on class 6 as all crew members must be experts at this level.

Fast Fred Ruddock in Ecuador overlooking Otavalo

Got Questions About Ocoee River Rafting Or This Blog Article?

I am Fast Fred Ruddock and I would be happy to give you honest answers to your questions about rafting or the Ocoee River. You may email me directly with your questions for concerns at fastfredruddock@gmail.com and if you would like to come rafting with me be sure to check out Fast Fred Rafts for the latest details.


I began rafting when I was young during the 1970 with my family. We had several of our own rafts between my parents, grand parents, aunts, and uncles. My family loved playing in the water; I grew up rafting, sailing, and surfing. As I grew older and technology improved I began to get serious about kayaking and creek boating as well. I became an ACA certified kayak instructor and have shared the sport with countless others over the years. Living along the banks of the Green River in North Carolina I have access to some of the best world class rapids to hone my skills.

During my long off-season from rafting I primarily travel solo through Latin America. Ecuador is likely my favorite country to visit but I also enjoy Peru, Guatemala, and Mexico. Working as a river guide in the southeast during summers in North America I don't earn a lot of money and live close to the federal poverty level. In spite of this I live a rich life on a frugal budget. If you would like to learn more about traveling in Latin America or maybe some frugal travel tips visit Fast Fred Travels.



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