RIGS has offered its Colorado State River Raft Guide Training and Certification Course since 2002 and provides the most extensive river guide training, with the highest level of certification, available in the region. Your instructors have been training top quality river guides since 1991, and look forward to sharing their experience with you. Your Lead Instructor for this course is RIGS Owner, Tim Patterson. Tim has 20+ years of experience training Professional River Guides and has worked commercially on the Arkansas River, Gunnison River, Colorado River (Grand Canyon), Salt and Verde Rivers, as well as several rivers throughout Guatemala – C.A. Several additional RIGS Certified Guide Instructors will join us throughout the course providing a diverse level of skill, technique and experience. Learn from working raft guides what it means to become a proficient raft guide yourself. This experience is invaluable whether you are interested in becoming a commercial raft guide, or are just looking to increase your skills for recreational purposes. The safety of you, your passengers, and those around you should always be a consideration when you get on a river. Course starts May 18th – Registration must be received by no later than May 1st 2017.