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Northeast Whitewater Guide Training: Life of a Trainee

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A siren pierces the layer of fog hanging over Indian Pond Dam like a gigantic alarm clock with no snooze button. Then, right on cue, the loudspeaker crackles with a warning as icy as the water below, “WATER LEVELS DOWNSTREAM FROM DAM ARE RISING, EXIT THE WATER IMMEDIATELY!” Except we are not exiting. We are… Read more »

How to Become a Maine Rafting Guide

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Naturally, we understand why anyone would envy a rafting guide.  What Maine rafting guides consider their summer work is vacation for Northeast Whitewater rafting guests.  Rafting guides are story tellers and fun to spend a day on the river with.  Rafting guides take life one day at a time, just like each rapid they enter;… Read more »