Family Is What Makes It Happen!

At Browns Canyon Rafting we are a family! We strive to provide our guest with an individually unique, personable and memorable experience. This is achieved first and foremost by the INDIVIDUALS who you meet on any adventure. Below you can meet those very individuals that will be creating unforgettable memories on your next adventure in Colorado’s Majestic Rocky Mountains!

Byron brown colorado white water rafting


Byron’s first rafting trip ever was on an overnight trip through Browns Canyon with his family when he was 7 years old. Since then a lot has happened and he finds himself back where he began. Byron has guided across the US and in Costa Rica.

Colorado whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River Buena Vista

Jeremy – “The Professor”

Jerm, originally from Florida has found his home in Colorado. Always excited about life he is a joy to be around. He will educate, entertain and enthusiate  (new word, to excite another). When he is not on the river with us in the summer you can find him on Keystone Mountain, keeping it safe patrolling in the winter.

Monica Colorado raft guide


Monica, returning rookie of the year for the fourth year in a row, hails from the land of Minnesota. Outside of rafting, she enjoys rock climbing and playing the fiddle, occasionally at the same time.

Colorado white water guide Arkansas River Buena Vista


Eric comes from a long line of fisherman and duck hunters out of California. Don’t worry, he is a better raft guide than fisherman!

Colorado white water raft guide Browns Canyon Rafting Buena Vista Colorado

Matt – “Matty Ice”

Matty Ice knows there is more to life than rafting and being really really good looking!

Colorado raft guide arkansas river


Evin has guided with us for the past three seasons. She is a Colorado native and a joy to be around. She is an avid rock climber, snowboarder and talented artist. Check out one of her hand sewn hats for sale in our retail shop.

Thomas Colorado river guide


Brazilian guide Thomas came to Colorado originally to study engineering, like most of us here fell in love with the river and Colorado’s nature. After trips, his black and white puppy named Rio will be sure to greet him off the bus.

Colorado river guides


Andrea is a long time river guide and teaches ski school in the winter time out of Breckenridge Colorado. She is multi talented and works as a costume designer at Breckenridge Backstage Theatre.


You will know Brenna is in the room as soon as she arrives, so fun and energetic! She rips both on the guitar and banjo too.