Garret Thomason

Job Title

Professional River Guide





With OARS Since


Garret Thomason - guide - Meet the Team


Tacoma, WA

Current Location

San Diego, CA

Offseason Gig


About me

I love being outside; when I'm not guiding during the summer, I pass the days surfing, snowboarding, and working as a carpenter.

The Best Part of My Job

Being lucky enough to share the outdoors with a new group of people every day.

How I found OARS

An old friend got me into boating in my younger days.

My Favorite Spot on the River/Outdoors

My favorite rapids are Upper and Lower Sequoia on the North Stan; it's such a beautiful sequence. In my free time, it’s the beach, hands down my favorite place to be

I Can’t Live Without

My water bottle.

My Fun Fact

Can make minute rice in 56 seconds.

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