Steve Markle

SteveMarkle

Steve is the Director of Sales & Marketing for the O.A.R.S. Family of Companies and a Leave No Trace Master Educator. His passion for conservation and adventure has helped align the company with dozens of environmental organizations and strategic partners worldwide, which has helped the company achieve measurable and sustainable growth during his tenure. Steve has been traveling rivers with O.A.R.S. for more than 12 years. He lives with his wife Nichole and their Son Preston in the Sierra Foothills overlooking the Stanislaus River Canyon.
Leave No Trace Camping Tips - Photo: James Kaiser

Leave No Trace: Tips to Keep Your Campsi...

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Steve Markle

Need to brush up on the Leave No Trace principles before your next camping trip? Here are some easy guidelines to keep...... Read More

Must-see Waterfalls of the West (That You Can’t Get to By Car) - Stair Creek Falls, Rogue River – Siskiyou National Forest

Must-see Waterfalls of the West (That Yo...

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Steve Markle

To get access to these spectacular waterfalls of the West you have to hoof it, or in some cases, hop in a boat...... Read More

Devils Pool Victoria Falls

48 Hours in Livingstone, Zambia

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Steve Markle

It’s where you’ll find Victoria Falls and Zambezi River rafting, but does Livingstone, Zambia live up to all the adventure hype? Find out...... Read More

Rogue Relaxin

How Adventure Makes Poets Of Us All

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Steve Markle

A recent guest was inspired to put pen to paper after a recent Rogue River trip — who hasn't felt a little inspired after a multi-day rafting...... Read More

Best Vacation Ever?

Multi-Day River Trips: The Ideal Family ...

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Steve Markle

Here are 9 reasons you might consider a multi-day family rafting trip as the perfect answer to your next vacation.... Read More

Save The Green

The Green River Makes The Most Endangere...

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Steve Markle

Sadly, the Green River checks in at No. 2 on American Rivers' 2012 list of the United States' most endangered rivers. Please...... Read More