How Do You Plan A Whitewater Rafting Trip To The Adirondacks?
• Know the best time to go. Know the best time to go. Timing is key as the river’s force changes as the season progresses. In spring, around mid-April, melting ice and snow create torrential rapids on certain sections of the Hudson River, while calmer rapids prevail during summer and fall months. • Plan the things you should bring on your trip. Plan the things you should bring on your trip. Guides and outfitters should provide wetsuits, life jackets and helmets – all are necessary safety precautions. Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a bathing suit and sandals or water shoes. • Choose an outfitter. Choose an outfitter. Think about the experience you want to have. Is this a once-in-a-lifetime adventure or a leisurely family activity? Make sure the guide service and rafting guide are certified and skilled at both rafting and first aid. Families who have younger children, or who have limited experience in rafting, should consult with a guide for advice to ensure enjoyment and comfort levels wh