Kale Cimperman

Professional River Guide
Where did you grow up?

Pittsburgh, PA

Where do you call home now?

Salt Lake City, UT

Year started at OARS?


What’s the best part of your job?

Getting pitted.

Do you have a favorite outdoor spot you go to in your free time?

I love the Lochsa river, it’s the perfect mix of intense (but really fun!) whitewater and beautiful scenery.

What can you not live without while at work or on a trip?


Fun fact, special talent or favorite guiding/trip memory.

Nothing feels quite like baking the perfect Dutch oven cake.

About me…

I ski a lot.