Seneca Kristjonsdottir

Professional River Guide
Where did you grow up?

Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado

Where do you call home now?

Northern Idaho; Bishop, California; Taos, New Mexico; Baja Mexico…

Year started at OARS?


What’s the best part of your job?

I love to experience the joy and challenge extended time in wild places bring us.

Do you have a lucky charm or special river tradition?

On my last night of the season I always take a night swim by myself. To say thank you and drink up the last moments until next year.

What can you not live without on a trip?

My Towel.

Fun fact, special talent or favorite guiding memory

Fun fact – In my other life I am a beekeeper.

About me…

When I am not guiding, I edit and manage a small creative publication called The Thalweg. You can check it out here:

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