River Adventures



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  In 2009 I was laid off from my teaching job for the last time! I said goodbye to that old career and did not look back. Instead of seeking another teaching job I returned to a lifestyle I love. Basically, I moved into my trusty 4×4 Toyota Tundra and hit the road. To pursue a life once […]

Sweet Obsession


I started out a winter guiding season on the amazing travertine drops of the Lacanja river in southern Mexico. Thank you Rocky Contos ( SierraRios) for giving me the amazing opportunity of working a few more trips for yet another year.  This waterfall jungle run on rio Lacanja was the perfect opportunity for contribution of my light-weight, low-bulk nocoolers […]

“Wild Crazy Mexican Jungle!”
























Well, we weren’t able to run the Rio Copon. We were denied access to the river by the local villagers (to say the least). On the plus(?) side, we did make the Guatemalan network news and had several newspaper articles written about our attempt to run the river. Most of […]

Held Hostage


  Just finished a 16 day private rafting trip down the Colorado River through the grand canyon. What can I say, the canyon is, well, GRAND! Spectacular scenery, interesting side hikes, and cool activities like forming a floating train of bodies in the Little Colorado River. We took our “big” […]

Grand Canyon



Neil just wrote another great post, thanks honey! see below: After running the Cache la Poudre River outside of Fort Collins at high water with some local boaters, we headed for the Arkansas River near Buena Vista. Just in time for (you guessed it) more high water! The flows were finally […]

Surfs Up in Colorado