Mike Kiddy

Where did you grow up?

San Francisco

Where do you call home now?

California Foothills and Tahoe

Year started at O.A.R.S.?

2015

What’s the best part of your job?

Spending my days doing what I love.

Do you have a lucky charm or special river tradition?

On certain runs at certain levels, I’ll splash water on the back of my neck and humbly ask the river gods and goddesses for safe passage.

What can you not live without on a trip?

Coffee. Real, brewed coffee.

Fun fact, special talent or favorite guiding memory

Favorite Guiding memory? Any day of high water.