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Montana River Guides

138 Big Bend Ln, Alberton Gorge, Alberton, MT 59820-9638
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Swiftwater Rescue Cert with the best WRI!

I got my first card roughly 20 years ago with Mike Johnston and the awesome crew at whitewater... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mikfishp
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Columbia Falls, Montana
Lots of fun!

Wow what a fun day! We rafted the Blackfoot River and it was amazingly beautiful! We saw bald... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kathryn H
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Alberton, Montana
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Montana whitewater rafting and riverboarding trips near Missoula, Montana on the Alberton Gorge and Blackfoot River. Montana River Guides offers whitewater and scenic river trips daily. The Alberton Gorge's leading outfitter, with a riverside retail shop and everything from fun family trips to extreme whitewater rafting and riverboarding trips. The only company in Montana certified to teach River Rescue, our friendly professional guides will share our rivers with you and create Montana memories for a lifetime. Missoula whitewater rafting daily on the Clark Fork and Blackfoot Rivers Scenic Raft Trips Daily near Missoula with hotel pick up available for groups.
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“water rescue” (9 reviews)
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138 Big Bend Ln, Alberton Gorge, Alberton, MT 59820-9638
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I got my first card roughly 20 years ago with Mike Johnston and the awesome crew at whitewater rescue institute. I just got done doing re certification in June. These guys are the best! I would highly recommend this course to anyone spends time out...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow what a fun day! We rafted the Blackfoot River and it was amazingly beautiful! We saw bald eagles, including a nest with babies, osprey, red-tailed hawks, great blue heron and even a turtle! The river was higher than normal so we enjoyed a longer...More

Thank Kathryn H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our river rafting adventure started out a bit stressful. We lost the keys to our rental car, had to get an expensive Uber, and ended up being 45 mins late. Luckily, we were the only 2 people on the tour that day, and the guides...More

Thank Katy D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though our trip was early in the rafting season, our guide Ellie made it super memorable. We had a beautiful morning out on the water, and there were some nice rapids at the beginning and the end of our route. Ellie was super knowledgable...More

Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I initially took this class three years ago (May 2015) and thought it was fantastic. I repeated the class recently (May 2018) and found the class to be just as great the second time around. I would highly recommend this hands-on class to anyone who...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I drove all the way out to Montana from Vermont in order to take this class, and it didn't disappoint. I learned an immense amount over 3 days, and will happily return for my recertification in a few years. Great instructors, great organization, and overall...More

Thank Elijah S
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

As a professional responder this was easily one of my favorite classes. Mike and all of the other instructors were very knowledgeable and very fun to work and train with. I look forward to attending more classes in the future and I highly recommend it...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

I loved this class! It was super fun and I learned a lot. Thanks to Mike and all of the other instructors, I had a great time.

Thank Bronwyn M
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The course that Mike, Sam, and Quentin put on was top notch! They provided a large diversity of hands-on situations to practice the rescue techniques they had taught us. It was a great learning opportunity and a safe way to test my limits and abilities....More

Thank Dessa D
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent guides that are very knowledgeable in all areas of river safety, which allows for more fun while playing hard!

Thank Jesse R
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