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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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But white-water rafting isn't the only fun activity your group will find here.
She said: "They were on his brother Matt's stag in Prague and just white-water rafting.
In the wake of the accident that killed tourist Aizza Mae Balbin, a 26-year-old nurse from Loboc, Bohol province, Mayor Oscar Moreno formed a task force to look into means to protect white-water rafting enthusiasts and tourists.
"They had done good voluntary work and off the back of it they won this prize and white-water rafting is a great way to get started in the sport because it is fun and easily accessible."
Living life to the full: 80-year-old daredevil Brend Backhouse is pictured enjoying skydiving, white-water rafting and horseriding while raising funds for charity and (top right) Brenda with abseilers (from left) Jo Woolley, Jon Hill, James Woolley and Becky Woolley.
Prices start from pounds 120pp and include an overnight stay at the Four Seasons, half-a-day's white-water rafting or canyoning, dinner in the hotel's award-winning Meall Reamhar Restaurant and breakfast the following morning.
Ian Robinson, head of rugby at Merchant Taylors' boys school in Crosby, drowned after falling into a river on a white-water rafting trip.
A number of years ago, my soon-to-be brother-in-law, his entourage, and I celebrated his bachelor's party with an exhilarating multiday white-water rafting trip along the Penobscot River deep in the wilds of Maine.
And then, one warm summer day, as I was white-water rafting on the Colorado River with a group of my campers, the reason behind my course decisions hit me: I would love to do camp year-round as my professional career!
44 brief tales of everything from Philippine cock-fights to white-water rafting through the Nepali Himalayas, hitchhiking from Brunei to Bangkok, experiencing the mysteries of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, and more fill this exciting travelogue.
Others organised a fashion show and collected sponsors for challenges including white-water rafting and marathon running.
Other activities include (depending on the camp) cave touring, white-water rafting, rope courses, and horseback riding.