Where did you grow up?
Where do you call home now?
Year started at OARS?
What’s the best part of your job?
Seeing that “moment of wonder” in a guests eyes when the experience something that stirs their soul.
Tell us about your favorite rapid, hike or camp and what makes it special
I love the Tonto Trail in Grand Canyon. You can hike for miles and miles and not see a single person.
Do you have a lucky charm or special river tradition?
I have a little Buddha that lives in my ammo can. I have no idea where I got it from but it goes on every trip.
What can you not live without on a trip?
Coffee, a good book, and my camera.
Fun fact, special talent or favorite guiding memory
The first time I ever rowed a boat.