Class of Rapids for Kayaking and Other Water Sports [Infographic]

Before you go kayaking, rafting or canoeing, it’s important to know just how intense the water flow will be. When paddling, safety is paramount and you need to be prepared for the conditions.

There are six categories of rapids, running from Class I (easy) through to Class VI (extreme). This infographic from Kayak Guru visually explains how the intensity increases for each Class. Check it:

Source: Kayak Guru