Tag Archive: River Safety

Jun 09 2011

Playing it Safe on the River, Part 2

KNOW THE HAZARDS Along with understanding the river you will be on and knowing the flow, having an understanding of the specific types of hazards you may encounter can be life saving. These include: dangerous hydraulics, strainers, foot entrapment, water temperature, and strong currents.

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Jun 07 2011

Playing it Safe on the River, Part 1

Tubing is a great way to cool off and have some fun on a hot summer day. Within the last few years more people have discovered this and are taking advantage of the Cache la Poudre River, both in the city and up in the canyon northwest of Fort Collins. Knowing where to buy tubes …

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