Matt Zeugin

Professional Outdoor Guides & Adventure Experts
Nickname

The Wizard of OARS

Where did you grow up?

Cottage Grove, OR and Tacoma, WA

Where do you call home now?

Valley Springs, CA

Year started at OARS?

2002

What’s the best part of your job?

Working with all of the great people at OARS!

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

The Rogue River is wonderful!

Do you have a lucky charm or special river tradition?

I have a river tradition of not being eaten by sharks.

What can you not live without on a trip?

Good quality sandals/river shoes for sure!

Fun fact, special talent or favorite guiding memory

Music is a big part of my life. I’m also punny (pun intended).