Cost - $210 50% deposit required 30 days out unless other arrangements have been made.
Payable to – Sam Fowlkes Company 347 Paddlers Trail Sylva, NC 28779
Website – whitewater-rescue.com see this link for more course info, ACA waiver, med form, camping policy, etc.
Course Schedule – Friday 6 PM – 8:30
Saturday 8:30-6:00, Sunday 8:30- 5:00 PM
Equipment needed – PFD + helmet suitable for whitewater, water footwear (no sandals), thermal protection - wetsuit, drysuit, (season + personal preference dependent), throwbag, 2 locking beaners, 1 prussik loop + 1 12’ 1 in webbing. Boat if planning to participate in the boat based rescue module. Camping gear if camping.
Please bring ACA waiver + med form completed in hard copy.
All participants will receive Slim Ray’s book “Swiftwater Rescue for Professionals,” or River Rescue by Bechdel + Ray” 4th edition and various handouts, course certificate and card.Camping fee included in course fee.
Questions – e-mail Sam - firstname.lastname@example.org or call 828 586 6563 landline or 336-202-5531 mobile.
CONTACT SAM DIRECTLY TO PAY FOR YOUR SPOT, REGISTRATION HERE WITHOUT PAYMENT DOES NOT GET YOU A SPOT.
Camping is available on site for no charge. It is primitive camping, tent sites with porta john, warm weather shower and a picnic shelter with electricity. Camping offsite: Fort Tatham Campsites 828 586-6662 Moonshine Creek Campground 828 586-6666 Turkey Creek Campground 828 488-8966 Cabins: Carol’s Cabins 828 586-2624 Mountain Brook 828 586-4329 Motel Options: Applegate Inn 828 586-2397 Azalea Motel 828 586-2051 Blue Ridge Inn 828 586-2123 Comfort Inn 828 586-3315 Economy Inn 828 586-2419 University Inn Hotel 828 293-5442 Woodland Motel 828 586-4331 Mountaineer Motel 828 497-2453
Rent a cabin nearby – Smokey Mtn Getaways 828 586 8058 ask for Cheri
Higher end lodging very close to the site:
Holiday Inn Express 828 631 1111
Best Western River Escape 828 586 6060
Course Cancellation Policy
If student cancels:
30+ days out 100% refund
Less than 30 days 50% refund
Less than 10 days 25% refund
Less than 5 days 0% refund
Students may apply refunds to future course within the calendar year, however this is on
a first come basis and certain courses may not have openings or be offered.
Special circumstances are considered – however once the course is set and students have
been turned away due to classes of 8 or more – flexibility is not possible.