Collin Page

Professional River Guide
Where did you grow up?

Spring, Texas

Where do you call home now?

Gunnison, Colorado

Year started at OARS?


What’s the best part of your job?

Being on the river every day!

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

Favorite rapid is Supermax in Bailey, Colorado. Feels super good to look at it for a while then decide, “I’m doin’ it.”

Do you have a lucky charm or special river tradition?

I’ve got a necklace in the shape of a kayak that a friend made for me.

What can you not live without on a trip?

A good pair of polarized sunglasses.

Fun fact, special talent or favorite guiding memory

I can play mandolin and ukulele.