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Arizona River Runners Guide - Chelsea A

Chelsea A

My first Grand Canyon river trip was in 2002. As often happens, that trip forever changed my life. I’ve been devoted to working in the Canyon ever since. Every year I fall more and more in love with the Colorado and its canyon. Each trip... Show more

Arizona River Runners Guide - Chris C

Chris C

I am excited to be entering my 24th season as a guide in the Grand Canyon. I can’t think of anything, outside of my own family, that has brought me more joy over the years than the opportunity to spend time guiding on the Colorado River.... Show more

Arizona River Runners Guide - Chris S

Chris S

I am always excited rafting down in the Grand Canyon. I have been guiding in Grand Canyon since 2005 and am fully hooked. I am a native Arizonan and can never get enough of the Canyon. Grand Canyon has been a part of me all of my life and... Show more

Arizona River Runners Guide - Dave S

Dave S

While growing up in Tucson, AZ, my first exposure to the Grand Canyon came in 1991 with an introduction to the famous South Rim trails. My folks took the whole family down the South Kaibab and up the Bright Angel, with a couple nights at P... Show more

Arizona River Runners Guide - Erica F

Erica F

I did my first Grand Canyon River Trip in 1997. I became a guide in the season of 2000. I absolutely love Grand Canyon. I feel truly blessed to be able to spend so much time in such an amazing place with so many wonderful people. The canyo... Show more

Arizona River Runners Guide - Jimmy H

Jimmy H

I got out of the Marines and was wondering which school to attend when I saw Martin Litton doing a slideshow of one of his dory trips in Grand Canyon. Needless to say, I was impressed, but let it slip by as just another interesting thing o... Show more

Arizona River Runners Guide - Jon S

Jon S

I have had the privilege of guiding river trips in the Grand Canyon for the past 30 years. Even today, each trip brings a sense of exploration, adventure, excitement and renewal. The simple yet rewarding pleasures of hiking up side canyons... Show more

Arizona River Runners Guide - Julie C

Julie C

As a young kid growing up in Arizona, I wanted to get out, go where there were mountains, where it was green and where it wasn’t 120 degrees. Then, as life always does, it taught me a lesson. In 2003, I took my first trip down the Colora... Show more

Arizona River Runners Guide - Kenny G

Kenny G

I moved to the Grand Canyon in 1995 and have since lived all over the canyon. I’ve done stints at South Rim, North Rim and the bottom of the canyon at Phantom Ranch. I have spent the past 5 years guiding all over this amazing place - day... Show more

Arizona River Runners Guide - Lyndsay H

Lyndsay H

Born to a loving family in Columbus, Ohio, Lyndsay (aka “Huppy”) eventually rode visions of grandeur out west where she completed a biology degree at Northern Arizona University and landed the job dreams are made of: guiding river trip... Show more

Arizona River Runners Guide - Marty B

Marty B

Hello river runners. My name is Marty. I am a trip leader for ARR and I look forward to the opportunity to share a Grand Canyon River adventure with you. There are a few things you may want to know about me before we launch on our journey ... Show more

Arizona River Runners Guide - Sean F

Sean F

Born and raised in the Southwest, some of my best memories are of family trips to the Grand Canyon as a kid. I have always had a love for the outdoors and for crazy adventures. A few days after finishing school with degrees in both Constru... Show more

Arizona River Runners Guide - Sirena D

Sirena D

I have had a long-standing love affair with Grand Canyon since moving to Arizona from Chicago to study Archaeology at the University of Arizona. I spent many years exploring the trails and routes of the Canyon on foot before my first river... Show more

Arizona River Runners Guide - Zach F

Zach F

My first river trip through the Grand Canyon was in June 2009, and that is when I fell in love with the Canyon. There is something to be said about the solitude, peacefulness, tranquility and the awe-inspiring beauty the Canyon has to offe... Show more