Whitewater Duckies

from $76.00

Conquer the Class I-III rapids on the Upper New River in a two-person inflatable kayak (duckie)!

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All about the Whitewater Duckies.

Alpine’s two-person, inflatable kayaks (duckies) are the perfect opportunity to chart your own course on the Upper New River (class I-III)! You and a partner will aim for the waves together, following the direction of the experienced river guides accompanying you. Learn teamwork and problem solving while enjoying the majesty and fun of the New River Gorge. Splash wars, a delicious lunch, jump rock, and biblical application make this an Alpine adventure not to be missed! No previous rafting experience required.

Age Minimum

12 years old

Availability

Late March-October

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

We provide:

  • Your paddle, PFD (life jacket), and helmet
  • A delicious lunch served picnic-style beside the river
  • All transportation between Alpine and the river

 

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Male – modest trunk-style swim suit or board shorts.

Female – modest swim suit and shorts. The midriff should be covered and no low-cut tops, please.

Water sandals or shoes for water recreation.

T-shirts and sunscreen are highly recommended.

Inexpensive sunglasses with strap. Safety strap for eyeglasses.

Flip-flops/shoes without backs are not acceptable as well as long pants, skirts, or culottes as they may be a safety hazard.

In addition to the warm weather suggestions:

Layer with quick-drying clothes like fleece and polyester. Avoid wearing cotton (e.g., T-shirts or regular socks).

Wet suits and paddling splash jackets are available for rent (provided for free in April and October). Modest shorts must be worn over wet suit.

  • All participants should bring any necessary medications with them (e.g., inhalers, required prescriptions, allergy medications, or epi-pen).
  • Participants may also want to have insect repellent on trips.
  • Guests who wear contact lenses may want to consider wearing glasses on trips or carry a travel size solution kit for activities.
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Coronavirus UpdateSummer cancellations & adjustments

June 12, 2020

Dear Friends of Alpine Ministries,

While we are not holding our day camps and resident Bible camps, we are continuing with our Adventures and Retreats programs on a limited basis. Due to the uncertainty of the summer, we made the decision to not hire any seasonal staff. However, with our full-time adventure staff and occasional help from a few guides who are nearby, we are able to facilitate groups up to 50 people.

We are following the operational and sanitization guidelines set by the state of West Virginia and the CDC. We are continuing to monitor these guidelines and to implement changes accordingly.

Since we are operating on a smaller scale, the calendar is quickly filling. Call now to check availability and schedule your adventure trip or retreat. We are also planning to run a full Gauley Season this September-October. Book your trip on the "The Beast of the East": 304-877-6427.

In His Service,
Dave Holloway
Vice President for Extension Ministries