Reid Williams

Reid Williams

Reid has guided whitewater and taught swiftwater rescue in the U.S. and Central America on 13 different rivers, after brief turns as a chemistry teacher and a newspaper journalist. These days, he tries to turn people on to active, outdoor lifestyles as an executive at WELD.
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Don't Let This 80-Year-Old Call You A Wi...

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Reid Williams

O.A.R.S.'s oldest customer shares 'can-do' advice for travelers hesitant to try out a multi-day wilderness rafting trip. If he can do it,...... Read More

Dory Ride

How To End Up A Dory Convert

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Reid Williams

A dory is an incredible craft for exploring a river, but not everybody knows what they are. Here a just a few details to start you thinking.... Read More

Filets Coming Up

The Meals You Won't Believe We Serve On ...

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Reid Williams

You don't go hungry on an O.A.R.S. trip. Far from it — you'll actually be surprised that these meals can actually be served in...... Read More

Start 'Em Young

Is Our Youngest Paddler Tougher Than You...

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Reid Williams

If an 8-year-old and 4-year-old can do it, why can't you? Hear one guest's experience with a beginner-friendly vamily vacation in Wyoming.... Read More

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How To Not Feel Like An 'Old Fart' On A ...

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Reid Williams

Age isn't a number, it's a self-fulfilling prophecy based on your actions (or lack of). Here's what to do to turn back your own...... Read More

Alaskan Beach Camping

5 Of The Best River Campsites In The Wor...

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Reid Williams

Check out a few photos of some of the roof-less places you could be snoozing — Alaska, Idaho, Chile, Utah, the Grand Canyon, to name a...... Read More