In Umbria, under the waterfall Marmore, an hour from Rome, there is the ideal place for rafting
Rafting is a river descent on a particular unsinkable and self-bailing raft. The crew steers the boat through the rapids with the paddles. For security are provided: neoprene suit, helmet, and vest by flotation. Rafting is a sport in all respects and the Italian Rafting Federation (FIRaft) annually organizes the Italian league in which many competing clubs. There are various disciplines of the sport: skiing, speed, head to head and slalom). Rafting is viable at all levels, both on the raging rapids that on smooth paths, like skiing you can practice as freeride or cross country skiing.
Before boarding the boat, the guides give the group, in a short lesson in a few minutes, all the necessary instructions, and techniques required for the direct descent. It climbs on the boat and go down the river rafting. In every boat can be maximum 7 people including a rafting guide who gives commands to the group. The group using the paddles will steer the boat through the rapids. The Black River and its principal tributaries are ideal for all levels rafting. The most extreme is the practice at the Marmore falls exploiting the scope of the waterfall itself when it is open. The less extreme but still adrenaline is practiced along the River Corno