Connor Hunt

Job Title

Professional River Guide





With OARS Since


Connor Hunt - guide - Meet the Team


Powell, WY

Current Location

Salt Lake City, UT

Offseason Gig

Substitute Teacher

About me

In addition to rafting, I also enjoy skiing, cooking, and backpacking. I also completed a master's program for Outdoor Adventure and Expedition Leadership.

The Best Part of My Job

I've got regular access to areas some people might never be able to see.

How I found OARS

I started with small daily trips in Wyoming and met multi-day guides in college who encouraged me to apply for jobs at companies like OARS.

My Favorite Spot on the River/Outdoors

I really enjoy the Jones Hole hike because I get to show guests the rock art and talk with people about the civilizations that lived in the area before we worked there.

My Favorite Trip Memory

I once found myself carrying a hot fire pan across camp while wearing a bright pink tank top my coworkers picked out of a costume bag for me.

I Can’t Live Without

Lip balm is a life saver in desert environments.

Meet me on these adventures

Landscape view of the Yampa River in Utah.

Yampa River Rafting

4 or 5 Days 4.92 (53)

Location: Colorado & Utah
Adventure Level: Moderately Challenging
Minimum Age: 7 (10 - 12 during high water)

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