Tyler Wendt

Where did you grow up?

Angels Camp, California

Where do you call home now?

Angels Camp, California

Year started at OARS?

Office since 2006, guiding since 1997, unpaid child labor since 1981

What’s the best part of your job?

The completely satisfied customers.

What can you not live without on a trip?

Rowing gloves. Since I’m generally coming in “off the couch,” my office hands get torn up without them.

Fun fact, special talent or favorite guiding memory

My daughter’s (then aged 2) first river trip.