#OARSLife: 20 Inspiring Instagram Photos
A Run-down of the Top #OARSLife Photos of 2015
Some super talented photographers, guests and even guides shared their best trip photos with us this year, proving that the #OARSLife is pretty darn sweet. Did you miss out on the adventure? Here’s a look back at our top 20 images of the year. And don’t forget to
share your photos with us on Instagram for a chance to be featured all-year-long.
On June 11, 2015, an intimate group gathered at Lees Ferry for the dedication of our newest dory the “Marble Canyon.” The boat was handcrafted by veteran Grand Canyon Dory boatman, Duffy Dale, with the help of Sean Bothman, as a tribute to the late Martin Litton. | Photo: 20) Grand Canyon Colorado River Trip by Dory, Arizona @pedromcbride
A year ago, we lost a friend, a passionate conservationist, and one heck of a Grand Canyon guide. As a tribute to Martin Litton’s life and legacy, we’re excited to announce the upcoming release of our new short film, “Martin’s Boat,” by filmmaker 19) O.A.R.S. Presents Martin’s Boat @pedromcbride. | Photo: John Blaustein
Spalding Bay, Grand Teton National Park | Photo: 18) Jackson Lake Kayaking, Wyoming @jameskaiser_
Cindell Dale running Hermit Rapid in a dory. #TBT | Photo: John Blaustein 17) Grand Canyon Dories, Arizona
A classic Salmon River scene. | Photo: Jon Webb 16) Main Salmon River Rafting, Idaho
“This IS my real job!” Rafting #CataractCanyon is as real as it gets. | Photo: 15) Colorado River Rafting through Cataract Canyon, Utah @jameskaiser_
On the #MainSalmon, dory is king! | Photo: 14) Main Salmon River Rafting, Idaho @ashleysozzi
Sometimes the most ‘grand’ moments in the #GrandCanyon are very small. Exploring Stone Creek. | Photo: 13) Grand Canyon Rafting, Arizona @justin_bailie
Man overboard! One passenger attempts a handstand in Steamboat Hole on the #TuolumneRiver, California. | Photo: Rapid Shooter 12) Tuolumne River Rafting, California
Rainy day dory ride on the Main Salmon. Photo: 11) Main Salmon River Rafting, Idaho @justin_bailie
Now, this is the kind of chocolate milk we like! #Repost from 10) Colorado River Rafting through Cataract Canyon, Utah @jilldust.
Slidin’ down Tunnel Chute on the Middle Fork of the American River. #PaddlesUp! | Photo: Hot Shot Imaging 9) Middle Fork American River Rafting, California
What’s better than watching the sunset from your river camp? We’re stumped. | Photo: 8) Green River Rafting through Desolation Canyon, Utah @whitphotography
Echo Park, Colorado; the first battleground of the modern environmental movement. Photo: 7) Yampa River Rafting, Colorado/Utah @justin_bailie
Zeta—one of the Futaleufú’s fiercest #rapids. | Photo: Bio Bio 6) Futaleufú River Rafting, Chile
After the storm. #grandcanyon #doublerainbow #Repost from 5) Grand Canyon Rafting, Arizona @adventure_awaits_for_no_one.
Redwall Cavern, Grand Canyon National Park | Photo: Neil Rabinowitz 4) Grand Canyon Rafting, Arizona
Rowing gently down the Colorado River; a boater’s cathedral. | Photo: 3) Grand Canyon Rafting, Arizona @jameskaiser_
Havasu Creek in hypnotic blue. | Photo: Curtis Corbitt 2) Grand Canyon Colorado River Trip by Dory, Arizona
A lone ducky floats beneath towering red rock walls on the San Juan River. This shot from 1) San Juan River Rafting, Utah @aussieexpatmum was one of the winning photos from this year’s #OARSLife photo contest.
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