The 'Staff Bios' Category Archive

Mathilda on the South Fork

Mathilda – River Guide

Mathilda has been guiding for All-Outdoors on the American River since 2021. She plays many roles within the AO family and prides herself on her versatility. In the off season you can find her on a surfboard, or traveling the North and South American continents.

  Published August 30th, 2023

Skye rowing the catamaran on Cherry Creek

Skye – River Guide

Skye is a second generation river guide who joined All-Outdoors in 2017. She is a skilled Class IV+ guide, a talented artist, and avid kayaker. She loves the power of connection that rivers offer and is always eager to create a sense of camaraderie with guests.

  Published July 17th, 2023

Garrett Kayaking

Garrett – River Guide

Garrett is a second generation All-Outdoors guide and a gold country native. He is one of our core Cherry Creek guides as well as a guide school, swift water rescue, and wilderness first aid instructor. He is always searching for more to learn and new challenging experiences.

  Published July 4th, 2023

Gator – River Guide

Gator is a Class IV river guide, working for AO since 2019. He is a skilled kite-boarder and skier on his days off. While he can’t pick a favorite California river, he points to the sense of community within the company as his true favorite reason to raft until he can’t anymore.

  Published June 12th, 2023

Rowan – River Guide

Rowan has been guiding on California rivers since 2016. He thrives in the varied day-to-day lifestyle of a river guide. Rowan loves working with kids, both on the water and on the ski slopes. He recently co-founded a new business and is eager to keep growing.

  Published May 30th, 2023

Jack S. – River Guide

Jack has been guiding with All-Outdoors since 2017. When the rafting season is over, he returns home to Utah and is routinely featured in ski films. Jack is always eager to find ways to use his environmental studies degree while out on the water.

  Published May 18th, 2023

Joe E. – River Manager

Joe followed his interest in whitewater all the way from the east coast to California. He has become a valued member of All-Outdoors. He is a Class V guide, manager of Tuolumne river operations, and is one of AO’s go-to staff members.

  Published May 5th, 2023

Trey Armstrong – River Operations Manager

Trey is the third generation of Armstrongs to guide and manage All-Outdoors. He is a skilled river guide and has worked just about every job AO has to offer! He never gets tired of seeing guests get excited about rafting.

  Published April 17th, 2023

Helen – River Manager

Helen is an East Coast transplant who followed her love of rafting to California. She loves all kinds of water sports, good food, and her cats. She manages the South Fork of the American, as well as managing food prep and driving shuttles.

  Published April 7th, 2023

Stella R. - Middle Fork American Gear Boat

Stella – River Guide

Stella is a second generation river guide. She grew up rafting and kayaking on the South Fork American and has been guiding on it since 2019. She mainly guides trips on the Middle Fork American now, and is in school studying nursing during the winter.

  Published March 20th, 2023

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