Garrett & Brenda

Garrett Jones (owner) has been a professional guide and wilderness instructor for nearly twenty years. His wide range of personal and professional experience in Alaska and the Arctic gives him an appreciation for the wilderness landscape and he loves to share this experience with others.  Even though his education in Environmental Science and Outdoor Recreation Management has helped with his …

Sven

Having traveled the mountains and rivers of Scandinavia, Sven Grage followed the lure of Alaska 30 years ago. Experiencing the unmatched beauty of the Brooks Range (and a great passion for cross-country skiing) let him move to Alaska permanently from his native Germany. His adventures in Alaska’s North have formed a deep appreciation for wilderness he likes to share with …

Cameron

Cameron Baird started guiding wilderness trips and tours in Alaska in 1997. It took one river trip for him to get hooked on Alaska’s awe inspiring wilderness. Since that first trip he has gone on to lead extended rafting, canoeing and backpacking trips throughout Alaska. His main guiding focus since 2005 has been sharing the beauty of the Brooks Range …

Ron

Guiding trips and tours for over forty years, Ron Yarnell is a legend in the Alaskan Arctic. In the 1970’s after experiencing the Brooks Range and Arctic for the first time, he started his own guiding business which he ran successfully for nearly thirty years. Now, without the business to manage, focuses on guiding and pursuing personal adventures. Arctic River Guides is …

John

The wild rivers and mountains of Alaska beckoned John Schauer to the far north.  As a wilderness guide, John has led remote river and backpacking trips in the Brooks Range since 1986.  Thirty years of experience as a natural sciences educator in Fairbanks provide intimate understanding of the rugged but fragile ecosystems he loves to explore.  He has paddled more that 80 Alaskan …

Emilie

Growing up in Northern Minnesota,  Emilie Entriken spent a lot of quality time on the water. Canoeing and rafting are in her blood. Emily has been guiding extended rafting and backpacking trips through Oregon, California, Minnesota, Wyoming and now extensively in Alaska for over twelve years. With this experience her passion has grown for the Alaskan Arctic and it shows …