One of our greatest assets…the outstanding individuals who work with us. Although they are drawn to All-Outdoors from a wide variety of backgrounds, our rafting guides all have a passion for rivers, an appreciation for nature, and gain great satisfaction from sharing it with others.
Guests routinely compliment the warm and friendly personalities and professionalism of our guides. We hire people with caring attitudes and exceptional people skills, and we instill pride in running the highest quality rafting trips in the industry.
The bottom line for you, our guest, is that you will be in excellent hands when you join us on your California rafting trip.
"AO is a top company that tours many rivers that other companies do not. I feel that due to the caliber of rivers that AO offers, their guides are many steps above the rest. They are knowledgeable, friendly, and have great leadership skills. I can't wait to raft my next river with AO."
- Little R., Goodwin Canyon
Whether our river guides come to us through our hiring process as experienced river runners, or start working upon the completion of the All-Outdoors whitewater rafting guide school, their training continues throughout their employment.
AO guides have opportunities to hone and sharpen their river guiding skills on each of the 10 California rivers we run. They are all certified in First Aid and CPR, many are also certified Swiftwater Rescue Technicians. We regularly conduct interpretive workshops to provide our guides with additional information on the natural, cultural, and political history of California's rivers.
We are proud of our staff and we know you will enjoy this fine group of people.