Guidefolk

River wisdom from the people who drive you downstream.

Curt Chang Dories Expert

Guide Talk: The River Sage

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Lauren de Remer

He's spent four decades fostering the tradition of dories in the Grand Canyon and Idaho. He's also one of the wisest boatmen we know. Meet Curt Chang...... Read More

OARS WY guide

Guide Talk: You Wish You Had His Life

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Cari Morgan

He does what the rest of us wish we could do for “work”—travels the world kayaking, whitewater rafting, and more. Meet Eric Riley...... Read More

Lower Salmon River

ELEMENTS: Wanderers of the Lower Salmon ...

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Codye Reynolds

Find out more about the hoofed creatures you'll spot along Idaho's Lower Salmon River from river guide Codye Reynolds.... Read More

Nick Grimes O.A.R.S. guide

Guide Talk: Meet Nick Grimes

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Lauren de Remer

Longtime river guide Nick Grimes shares his epic Idaho wildfire story and more. Read on.... Read More

Grand Canyon Dories

Guide Talk: The Best Job in the World

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Lauren de Remer

After 40 years of guiding dories through the Grand Canyon, Andre Potochnik shares what it's like to have one of the best jobs in the world.... Read More

Idaho Wildlife Viewing

ELEMENTS: Face-to-Face with Idaho's Most...

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Codye Reynolds

If you're nervous about coming face-to-face with wildlife on a river trip, our Idaho guide Codye Reynolds will help ease...... Read More