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.
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

river guide jobs in the off-season

How River Guides Pay the Bills in the Of...

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Codye Reynolds

Curious about what guides do for work when they're not leading river trips? You might be surprised (or impressed?) at some of...... Read More

river guides in the off-season

What River Guides Love About the Off-sea...

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Codye Reynolds

Here’s a little insight into what O.A.R.S. river guides love about the off-season. (And no, it’s not JUST skiing.)... Read More