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Seattle, Washington During the last week of March 2013, our river rescue and guide training course will be conducted for the 35th season in a row.  Attendees come from all walks of life and range in age from the late … Continue reading

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Leavenworth, Washington Grace Peven, a high school senior out of Wenatchee, and the daughter of a couple of bonafide river guides from the days of non-self-bailers, earned her guide ‘stripes’ this spring by successfully completing Orion’s Guide & River Rescue … Continue reading

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Leavenworth, Washington Orion River Rafting just completed 2012′s annual river guide training.  Twenty intrepid individuals signed on to take this year’s course.  We had nurses, EMTs, firefighters, IT types, parks and recreation administrators, small business owners, and college and high … Continue reading

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Leavenworth, Washington Question:  “How many river rafting guides does it take to screw in a light bulb? Answer:  One to screw in the bulb and four to stand around and talk about how gnarly the hole is. . . “ … Continue reading

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Leavenworth, Washington It has been three decades since Orion River Rafting last offered their White Water Guide School to the general public during the height of the summer.  But, in 2012, we are bringing it back. More and more I … Continue reading

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When I first ‘cut my teeth’ river rafting, my instructors talked about a collection of ‘river gods’.  They were not referring to the bold whitewater enthusiasts who were starting to push the boundaries of river rafting all over the planet … Continue reading

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River rafting guides are like a box of chocolates. Well, they are like a box of chocolates in that you never know what you are going to get in terms of specific personalities, but they are also like our almost … Continue reading

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The other day I was asked by a client what I look for when I am assessing a potential river rafting guide.  They wanted to know the key characteristics I thought was most important to guide customers for hire. The … Continue reading

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This April, our river rescue and guide training course will get underway for the 34th white water season.  Those who elect to attend come from all walks of life and range in age from the late teens to those who … Continue reading

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