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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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If you're into whitewater rafting, then every autumn, during the six-week-long dam release season, the Gauley River turns into one of the toughest, most intense, and altogether glorious waterways in the country.
Now, she adds, the province carries a positive tagline, Whitewater Rafting Capital of the North.
The Wilderness Challenge is a race composed of five events: an 8k run and 14-miles of whitewater rafting on day one, and a 10-mile mountain bike course; 10-mile duckie paddle and 14-mile forced hike on day two.
Whittingham, who is attracting strong attention from Premier League Fulham, was also far from impressed with the whitewater rafting on a river near Geneva.
Insurance offered for: Golf courses, country clubs, health clubs, amateur sporting events, fairs and parades, concerts and other entertainment performances, outfitters and guides, whitewater rafting, other outdoor-experiences, pro sports teams, motor sports, boat dealers.
Surfing, whitewater rafting, pristine backcountry adventures, culture, stability, freedom of movement, exploring the forest canopy, rappelling waterfalls, diving, fishing.
Families who want to experience the thrills and spills of whitewater rafting and paddle sports will be made at home, with all equipment being provided for them.
A NINE-YEAR-OLD girl who died in a whitewater rafting tragedy in Turkey, was last night described as "a gorgeous, delightful little girl" by grieving friends and neighbours.
were among a dozen people who signed on for a half-day whitewater rafting trip offered by All-Star Outfitters of Eugene.
Staff from Deeside-based technology company Remsdaq Ltd took on the challenge at Tryweryn Whitewater rafting centre in Bala.
30pm) Fast and furious extreme sports action from all four corners of the world, including whitewater rafting, BMX biking and snowboarding, offering the chance to assess the latest talking-points.
A CONSULTANT engineering firm which is creating the London 2012 whitewater rafting course is predicting its pounds 31m annual turnover will rise by around 5% despite the economic slowdown.