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Guiding Training and Qualifications

With Arctic Adventures you are in safe hands

All of our guides need to go through extensive training and first aid courses to be qualified to guide the trips within Arctic Adventures.

Training and qualifications for white water rafting

All our trip leaders have a Wilderness First Responder certificate as well as most of our guides. Our guides are qualified Swift Water Rescue Technicians or White Water Rescue Technicians. Certified by Rescue 3 International or similar. Every spring our qualified guides need to do a refresh course for their rafting and rescue technique.

Training and qualifications for glacier guides

All certified Wilderness First Responders and go through crevasse and mountain rescue training every year under the supervision of a UIAGM-IFMGA certified guide. In doing this, we strive to maintain the highest standard of training for our guides and have been accredited by the American Mountain Guides Association for our training program.

Training and qualifications for sea kayaking

All our trip leaders have a Wilderness First Responder certificate as well as most of our guides. BCU training and standards 4-star trainee, 4-star leader.

Training and qualifications for snorkeling and diving

All our guides are certified PADI Divemasters or certified PADI dive Instructors.

Training and qualifications for caving

All our trip leaders have a Wilderness First Responder certificate as well as most of our guides. To be qualified as a caving guide, the trainee is an assistant guide until he is assessed to become a trip leader. Our guides get a field trip with a geologist, visiting the caves we visit on our tours.