Great Northern Whitewater Resort, home of the Glacier River School, is situated on one of the greatest rivers to learn to paddle in the Northwest; the Middle Fork of the Flathead has been the first run for many aspiring boatmen.
The Introduction to River Skills course gives students an opportunity to build the fundamentals of boat handling. Starting with dynamics of moving water, students learn how to read the river, pick their line, and maneuver their boat. We use both oar frames and paddle rafts.Read more ›
River Sense gives youth the opportunity to experience the river with trained professionals. Our instructors will teach about the hazards that exist in the river environment and how to prepare for them.Read more ›
The Rafting School is a comprehensive six day course that begins with basic boat handling skills and reading water, moves on to technical river rescue, and ends with an overnight trip to put all of your new skills to use.Read more ›
At Glacier River School, we have found that developing boaters need individual attention for best results. Our instructors will work with you or your group to target the skills that you are looking to develop.Read more ›
The Glacier River School is a great place to start learning the basics. Our American Canoe Association (ACA) certified instructors will walk you through the techniques that have been proven to work for many beginning kayakers.Read more ›
Join our American Canoe Association certified paddleboard instructor for training on flat water or the river.Read more ›