Ben Curnett

Ben Curnett

Ben has guided whitewater trips from the Youghigheny to the Yangtze during his 20 years of running rivers. After spending most of his adult life floating rivers and ski patrolling, he picked up his long-neglected degree in creative writing and went to work managing social media at WELD.
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5 Reasons Roughing it is for Schlubs

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Ben Curnett

Some people take pride in suffering through their outdoor adventure. Those aren't the people you find on our trips. There is such a thing as...... Read More

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20 Reasons Why A Rafting Trip Is The Per...

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Ben Curnett

There are probably a 100 reasons that a rafting trip is the best kind of family vacation you can take, but here are just...... Read More

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5 Things You Will Only Hear On A River T...

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Ben Curnett

River guides speak in tongues. You're going to hear things you won't hear anywhere else, but it's OK — you'll learn to translate.... Read More