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?
Fun fact, special talent or favorite guiding memory
Fun fact – In my other life I am a beekeeper.
When I am not guiding, I edit and manage a small creative publication called The Thalweg. You can check it out here: https://www.thethalweg.com/