Skykomish River Whitewater Rafting (Class 4-5)

Detail Duration: 4 hours
Whitewater Rafting on the Skykomish River
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If you are someone who likes to be challenged then this white water rafting adventure will be a tremendous challenge for you. It will be four hours of tremendous fun and you will really have the time of your life. This is going to be something that is very stressful and also very challenging. You will get to experience Washington state like you have never experienced before. This is going to be a trip for you if you are a very capable swimmer and you are in good physical condition. It is not a trip for people who are beginners. It is not something that you can come along to if you are not prepared to put your life on the line and exert yourself physically. If you are not able to make the cut then you should choose an easy trip. You will also be able to where our wetsuit as this is a requirement. You are required to also watch a 10 minutes safety video and sign a liability waiver as you come along.

This is going to be a fun year difficult trip for you. You will be white water rafting in some of the most dangerous waters you can imagine. You will also be able to participate in rescues if required. This is going to be a trip where you really put your body on the line and exert yourself to some really dangerous rapids. If you are looking for an adventure then this is going to be it. You will be able to really put your skills to the test.

This is going to be a fun adventure that puts you on edge and gets your blood flowing as well. Be prepared to really have a challenge.

Warning: this trip is not for the uninitiated. All participants must be capable swimmers in good physical condition. This is not a beginner trip; please exercise caution and when in doubt choose an easier trip like the Sauk or Skagit. Participants are required to be in wetsuits; you can bring one or rent one (it is included in the price on Viator). Participants are required to watch a 10 minute safety video and sign an online liability waiver. No participants are allowed under the age of 14. All participants between the ages of 14-17 must have previous class 3, or above, whitewater experience. Participants 18 and over must be capable swimmers and be able to participate in a rescue if needed.

Trip Itinerary Example; 8:30am trip. 

8:30am: meet with your guides/introductions at Big Eddy State Park
8:35am: get suited up in your wetsuits
8:45am: get your PFD, Helmet, and Paddles
9:00am: load into the bus to go upriver to the put in at Cable Drop River Access Point
9:15am: arrive at the put in and exit the bus
9:20am: participate in extensive safety orientation, paddle talk, and rescue scenario
9:50am: begin paddling down the river
11:50am: arrive at Big Eddy State Park where your vehicle awaits
12:00pm: shake hands with your guides and hand back your equipment
12:05pm: have a nice day!

Pickup & Return:
USFS Marblemount Boat Launch located across the bridge in Marblemount, WA.


  • Professional guide
  • PFDs
  • All necessary equipment
  • Hypothermia gear, safety equipment, medical supplies
  • Local taxes
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Use of helmet

Does not include:

  • Wetsuits available for rent
  • Food and drinks
  • Water Bottle

Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking
  • All passenger heights MUST be advised at time of booking

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