Recent Press Archive

A Selection of Recent Audiocasts on O.A.R.S.

  • Amateur Traveler | George Wendt | Rafting the Grand Canyon | March 2010
  • KNBR | George Wendt | The Business of Rafting | March 2010
  • Rick Steves: An Interview with O.A.R.S. Guide Jeffe Aronson
    Airdate: July 24, 2010 Program 214
  • Rick Steves: An Interview with O.A.R.S. Guide Jeffe Aronson
    Airdate: September 4, 2010 Program 218




Mindy Gleason, O.A.R.S. Reservations Manager
Conde Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialist 2007-2012
(River Rafting)



Forbes Online Best River Trip

ATTA Lifetime Achievement Award


Best River Trip


Best for Conservation of Cultural Heritage

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Outside Travel Awards 'Best Outfitter' Runner Up National Geographic Adventure Magazine - Best River & Sea Outfitter on Earth As Featured On 50 Tours of a Lifetime - National Geographic Traveler Mindy Gleason, O.A.R.S. Reservations Manager Condé Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialist 2007-2013 (River Rafting) Best of the Bay Area Winner

For consecutive years, O.A.R.S. has been named the "Best River & Sea Outfitter on Earth" by National Geographic Adventure and one of the top two outfitters in the world by Outside Magazine in its annual Active Travel Awards recognition program. In multiple years, O.A.R.S.trips have been honored as "50 Tours of a Lifetime" by National Geographic Traveler and since 2007, Condé Nast Traveler has recognized Mindy Gleason, O.A.R.S. Reservation Manager and International Adventure Travel Consultant, as Condé Nast Traveler's standalone Top Travel Specialist in the River Rafting category.

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