John has worked the rivers of New Mexico since 1999. He is a Swiftwater Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Responder, CPR/First Aid instructor, and avid outdoorsman.
John attended the New Zealand Rafting Association advanced river rescue workshop. Over the past ten years, he has guided hiking, biking, and rafting trips throughout northern New Mexico.
Kokopelli Guide: since 2000
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Charity: Red Cross
What I like most about rafting is: the rushing feeling as I guide the rafters through the rapids.
Certifications: Rowing 101, Patience-with-Rafters 102, What-to-Do-when-Raft-Capsizes 103
Hobbies: Surfing with the Sharks, Parachute-less Skydiving (can only be done once), Playing Chess while Manoeuvring the Rapids
John in Action