Lauren McCullough

Operations Manager
Where did you grow up?

Iowa City, Iowa

Where do you call home now?

Wherever I park my truck.

Year started at OARS?


What’s the best part of your job?

Exploring new rivers.

Tell us about your favorite rapid, hike or camp and what makes it special

Vinegar Creek on the Salmon, the rapid gets more exciting as the water level starts to drop. I look forward to it through the whole trip.

Do you have a lucky charm or special river tradition?

I always bring a journal with me to keep track of my trips.

What can you not live without on a trip?

A book.

Fun fact, special talent or favorite guiding memory

Special talent: being proud that I’m from Iowa.