Nickname: Heffay Guide For:Grand CanyonAlaskaCaliforniaIdaho Hometown: Anglers Rest, Victoria Australia and Murphys, CA Favorite Food: My special popcorn recipe Favorite Music: My playlists on my iPod Favorite thing about working for O.A.R.S.: Seeing the folks smiling and laughing, sharing a single malt in the evening with my pards Greatest Memory: Proposing to Carrie in the tongue of Crystal Rapids Other Hobbies: Writing, computering, kayaking, backpacking, traveling Special Talents: I play guitar and sing and write Time as a Guide: 35 years Time with O.A.R.S.: 6 years
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Rick Steves: An Interview with O.A.R.S. Guide Jeffe Aronson Airdate: July 24, 2010 Program 214
Rick Steves: An Interview with O.A.R.S. Guide Jeffe Aronson Airdate: September 4, 2010 Program 218
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For consecutive years, O.A.R.S. has been named the "Best River & Sea Outfitter on Earth" by National Geographic Adventure and one of the top two outfitters in the world by Outside Magazine in its annual Active Travel Awards recognition program. In multiple years, O.A.R.S.trips have been honored as "50 Tours of a Lifetime" by National Geographic Traveler and since 2007, Condé Nast Traveler has recognized Mindy Gleason, O.A.R.S. Reservation Manager and International Adventure Travel Consultant, as Condé Nast Traveler's standalone Top Travel Specialist in the River Rafting category.