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rafting

[′raft·iŋ]
(geology)
Transporting of rock by floating ice or floating organic materials (such as logs) to places not reached by water currents.
(oceanography)
The process of forming rafted ice.
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Briefing the participants, Miss Hassina Shaukat said that the last year's rafting activity was a success story in which both male and female enthusiasts had participated.
Set to commence from November 1 to 5 at Wadi Adventure, WRC 2016 will welcome 85 rafting teams from 28 countries, competing under the R4 (four-man raft) tournament's Sprint, Head-to-Head (H2H), Slalom and Downriver disciplines.
Taking note of the Uttarakhand government's March 31 statement that no new licences for camps would be issued, it also made it clear that permission for new rafting camps and even renewal would not be allowed for the time being till the next hearing.
People looking for more moderate whitewater trips in the Northwest should consider the Snake River and Rogue River, both controlled by dams that will allow for good rafting all season long (May through September), and the Salmon River Canyons that always has fun, splashy rapids and warm waters during the peak summer season in July and August.
Some 50,000 of these go on white-water rafting tours, pouring millions of pesos into local business establishments like hotels, restaurants and shopping centers.
We have come to Shimla to enjoy snow and white water rafting.
The website has been set up to let holidaymakers going to Turkey know of the dangers that they face if they go on white water rafting trips," he said.
But Sheriff Principal Alastair Dunlop has now quashed that ruling, to give the rafting companies a chance to state their case.
The company is offering Halloween Rogue River Rafting Trips through the Rogue River Canyon, with a choice of either a half or full day rafting excursion.
He also discovered DVDs sold to holidaymakers imprinted with the Marmaris Rafting logo and a brochure for the "new" company with the same contact details as were used for Marmaris Rafting.
It's being run with the same life jackets, Marmaris Rafting.
With the McKenzie swollen by snowmelt, now is the prime time for whitewater rafting on the upper sections of the river, according to Matt O'Neil, the former Churchill High School and University of Oregon basketball player who owns the company.