Guides: Lars Haarr

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Lars Haarr

Nickname: Cap'n Jack
Guide For: Colorado Galápagos Peru Utah
Hometown: Moab, UT
Favorite Food: My Grandma's meatballs and gravy over mashed potatoes!!
Favorite Music: Almost anything
Favorite thing about working for O.A.R.S.: The view from the office window
Greatest Memory: Wow, too many to mention!
Special Talents: I juggle fire, and can paint a pretty fancy toenail!
Time as a Guide: 20+ years
Time with O.A.R.S.: Since 1999

Meet One of the World's Best River Guides...

Lars is a rafting, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking guide trained in wilderness medicine and swift water rescue. He’s also a bit of a wiz in astrology and the ecology, culture and history of the Desert Southwest and the Galápagos.

Quotable – From a guest: “Lars was very knowledgeable, extremely entertaining, helpful and you have what we feel is one of the best guides ever.”

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Outside Travel Awards 'Best Outfitter' Runner Up National Geographic Adventure Magazine - Best River & Sea Outfitter on Earth As Featured On 50 Tours of a Lifetime - National Geographic Traveler Mindy Gleason, O.A.R.S. Reservations Manager Condé Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialist 2007-2013 (River Rafting) Best of the Bay Area Winner

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.

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