Attitude South Quesnel
Tyler Dinsdale - Owner and Senior Trip Commander
Tyler came to be and raised in Quesnel, BC, and was raised canoeing and kayaking inside many streams around. In 1999 Tyler graduated from Big Canyon Rafting's River Guide School and began his job in whitewater. For the next ten years, rafting took Tyler worldwide working summers rafting in Canada and winters overseas in locations like Australia, New Zealand and Africa. He's got a wealth of experience in all aspects of rafting, working as a visit frontrunner on time trips from Class 1 to Class 5 whitewater and leading numerous multi-day expeditions, such as in Canada's North. Tyler is trained as a Swiftwater Rescue specialist also works as a Paramedic for BC Ambulance. He lives in Quesnel together with his wife, his three sons therefore the household puppy. They often get out regarding water altogether.
Jake Erickson - Trip Commander
Jake comes from Campbell River and has spent many moons rafting on Vancouver Island and on the Fraser, Thompson, and Nahatlatch Rivers. As an added bonus, he's initial individual we now have satisfied just who discovers the annual re-wiring the trailer actually fun! (possibly minus a number of the nasty Summer mosquitos). We're wishing by using early springtime in 2010, that bugs is going to be kinder to him. Jake will be joining united states once more for our 2016 college trips in June, and starting our period down, then he'll be swapping to and fro between Quesnel additionally the Fraser Canyon for assorted rafting gigs. We're stoked having Jake as an element of our huge Canyon group once again this year!
Alene Lees - Senior Guide
Alene has actually this whole work/play thing down pat. When you look at the winters, this woman is a health care provider working locums throughout northern BC. But when those rivers start streaming into the spring, she will be located driving around BC and Alberta, paddling the very best streams and paddling celebrations these provinces have to give. Periodically we can entice Alene to settle down for a week and raft around, and it's also always a wonderful time when she does! She'll be up north for a couple journey trips come early july, after which down "south" for a-trip or two with us. The woman calm, cool nature and solid abilities make her a great asset on any lake, and she's got outstanding feeling of humour as well! enjoy straight back for 2016, Alene!
Shannon McCarty - Senior Guide
Hailing from Whistler, BC, we're fortunate having Shannon up for a few of your bigger trips annually. Shannon's work principles, exemplary lake skills, and great feeling of humour make her an incredible fit inside the Big Canyon Rafting household! She's got done considerable kayaking and rafting throughout the united states, one of the woman favourite trips being a two few days Grand Canyon rafting journey travel many years back. Shannon is a great asset to any or all our river trips, and then we are stoked to own the woman right back whenever she can allow it to be!
Dave LaChapelle - Raft Guide
Maya ChangMaya Chang - Senior Guide
Just like each year, we look forward to whisking Maya away from her typical job(s) in the future from our trips and have enjoyable! Our company is excited to welcome the girl to our awesome Cariboo Chilcotin streams all over again. Maya has a wealth of experience in rafting, instructing yoga, task administration, and most recently, in film industry in Vancouver. Both the woman positivity and her whole-hearted laugh tend to be infectious - all-in-all, she is a brilliant individual invest every single day from the lake with!
Danny Bartanus - Senior Guide
Danny loves rafting much that their annual rafting vacations together with contacts just weren't adequate. In 2005 after many years of rafting as a person, Danny took helpful tips school and became a guide. Ever since then Danny has worked on a variety of streams in Canada and offshore. Though he no further tends to make his annual pilgrimage to Argentina to raft in south usa during our winters, Danny is stoked to leave from the rivers associated with the Cariboo Chilcotin around in the summer. This current year, Danny along with his spouse, Kori, are expecting a inclusion - a future raft guide, perhaps? :)
Mike Green - Senior Trip Chief
Mike started his rafting career into the belated 1990's and rapidly started stacking his resume, directing and leading many classic BC day-trips and multi-day expeditions. Through his passion for kayaking and rafting Mike has attained knowledge on all classic rivers associated with the Cariboo-Chilcotin and Northern BC. Mike normally a Swiftwater save Instructor and a river based asset to Quesnel's Research and Rescue.
Sheree BrownSheree Brown - Senior Guide
Sheree is going to be spending next couple years in Steamboat, Colorado, but we look ahead to her return to Canader someday to hit the gnarly rapids in the foreseeable future! Have a great time, Sheree!
KiwiMatt - Senior Guide
KiwiMatt can be part of the Big Canyon Rafting family members! Though he'll be splitting his time between New Zealand, Argentina and Chile for the following few years, rafting their particular rivers and increasing their most recent inclusion, we hope any particular one day quickly he will return to tear it around on these awesome BC streams!