In this video, we see swift-water rescue trainees mastering the response protocol for righting a raft that’s flipped over in the midst of a raging river.
The group drills on the Colorado River near Moab, Utah, simulating a scenario with an overturned raft.
Participants must use a combination of their paddle and the raft’s grab rope to flip the vessel over, before assessing additional dangerous elements that threaten the safety of the rafters.
View the original video here.
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