Rapid classification is an important metric to set expectations for your river experience. These classifications are based on a combination of difficulty and danger, subject to discrepancies and individual perceptions. Use this as a guide to select a river trip that looks the most fun to you.
Long and violent rapids requiring complex and constant maneuverability with no room for error. Congested and steep routes create significant life hazards.
Nearly impossible rapids for experts only. High risk when it comes to loss of life, not rafted commercially.