Grading of Rapids

Grading of Rapids - River Grading - River Rafting India


Rivers are graded from Grade I to VI depending on the degree of difficulty they present in maneuvering a whitewater craft (Raft/Kayak/Cataraft) through it. 

GRADE I: Easy, small waves. No obstacles. 

GRADE II: Moderate difficulty with clear passages. 

GRADE III: Difficult, high irregular waves, narrow passages. Requires precise maneuvering. 

GRADE IV: Difficult, powerful waves. Very precise maneuvering required. 

GRADE V: Extremely difficult, violent, and highly congested. Team of experts only. 

GRADE VI: Not to be run.