Professional River Guide
Where did you grow up?
Where do you call home now?
Year started at OARS?
What’s the best part of your job?
Providing for guests a super impressive/life changing experience with rivers and the great outdoors.
Tell us about your favorite rapid, hike or camp and what makes it special
Rapid: Upset Rapid; big, thrilling, dramatic.
Camp: Nankoweap; sublime light late in the day, biggest in-your-face wall in the Grand Canyon.
Do you have a lucky charm or special river tradition?
I keep a black rat in my bow hatch…for luck and fun I guess.
What can you not live without on a trip?
Well, I’ve probably forgot most things one time or another, I most missed my flute and journal.
Fun fact, special talent or favorite guiding memory
I love helping people discover cool things along the river, especially geology and natural/human history.
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