Codye Reynolds

Codye Reynolds

Codye is a river guide of 13 years and freelance writer. She revels in starry skies, wild rivers, water ouzel watching, and working in canyon country. She hails from Durango, Colorado, rows Idaho rivers in the summer, and spends the winter months in Madison, Wisconsin. Yes, her old car has a lot of miles on its speedometer.
A longtime river guide shares what it feels like to flip a boat. Photo: Lava Falls, Grand Canyon by Jeffe Aronson

Guide Talk: The Anatomy of a Flip

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Codye Reynolds

Sometimes boats flip, and if they do, you’ll never forget the river’s ride. A longtime river guide shares what it feels like when it happens...... Read More

How to Avoid Dehydration on a Rafting Trip

Don't Make This Mistake on a Rafting Tri...

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Codye Reynolds

Here's how to avoid dehydration--one of the most common (and easily preventable) mistakes people make on a rafting trip.... Read More

Summer School Your Kids Will Love

5 Cool Things Your Kids Will Learn on a ...

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Codye Reynolds

Summer school your kids will love? Just don’t tell them about all the cool stuff they’ll learn on a river trip (without even...... Read More

Yampa River Rafting

The Worst Gear for Rafting Trips

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Codye Reynolds

A river guide's primer on the cheap and unnecessaries for rafting trips... ... Read More

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8 (Only Slightly Ridiculous) Exercises t...

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Codye Reynolds

Do these moves and you’ll be super prepared for a summer river trip. Don’t mind those people gawking at you...... Read More

Whitewater Rafting in Catract Canyon, UT

You're Spending Your Vacation Whitewater...

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Codye Reynolds

When talking about your upcoming whitewater rafting trip prompts eye-rolling from your co-worker who doesn't get it, here's what...... Read More