A Day Boaters Diary

A Day Boaters Diary

by Matthew Phillipy
Daaaay Boater! That’s what I would hear every time I did something wrong. Being a first year multi-day guide, I would hear this a lot! I didn’t know how to pack for a week-long raft trip. I had no... more
River Legacy

River Legacy

by Acadia Gantz
When people ask me how I got into river guiding, I always answer that I didn’t have a choice. I did, of course, but I was born into it, and I grew up with it and now I’m living it just like my... more
River Family

We Are (River) Family

by Acadia Gantz
“…[the river] It’s brother and sister to me, and aunts, and company, and food and drink, and (naturally) washing. It’s my world, and I don’t want any other. What it hasn’t got is not worth having,... more
How I knew I was destined to be a guide...

How I knew I was destined to be a guide...

by Jess Oveson
  What makes a guide a guide? When I first started I wasn't sure. I came from a family of guides, so I heard their stories about epic whitewater, lasting friendships, and falling in love...so I... more
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