How the Snake River Got Its Name

The Snake River Doesn’t Have Snakes! Have you ever wanted to take a rafting trip on the Snake River but you were scared because of the name of the river? Have no fear! As it turns out, the Snake does not...

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What to Do in Jackson Hole Wyoming When the Snow’s Gone?

You think of Jackson Hole Wyoming and you immediately think: SNOW. And who could blame you for that – it’s one of the most renowned winter playgrounds in the world. Yet, there’s the spectacular Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks...

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Advice from Previous Rafters

Advice from Previous Rafters

Most first time rafters have a lot of questions before their trip. Adventure is fun but it is always nice to know what to expect. To help answer those questions, prepare you for your trip, and insure you get the most from your experience, and we have compiled the most common tips from our previous rafters.

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Where Are They Now- Mary Grove

Mary Gove, worked with Dave Hansen from 2004 to 2012 as a “whitewater booking extraordinaire” in our office. Mary was a whiz at multitasking as she could answer a phone, dunk wetsuits, sell a t- shirt, arrange a boat list,...

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Where are They Now: Ryan Hoff

Ryan worked for Dave Hansen Whitewater for five seasons from 2010-2014. During his time here, he held several positions. First as a raft guide, then as a Head Raft Guide, and finally as the Operations Manager. During his time at...

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In Memory of Ian Lynch

In Memory of Ian Lynch

On the afternoon of June 25th, guide and shuttle driver Ian Lynch passed away. Ian worked for Dave Hansen Whitewater for over five years and was a staple in the Dave Hansen Family. Hundreds of guests had the opportunity to...

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Wedding Parties on the Snake

Bud and Kelly, Dave Hansen Whitewater owners, were married in Jackson, WY a few years ago. With all their family and friends coming in to town, they wanted to provide an activity for their guests to partake in. They scheduled...

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The Waiting Game: Our General Manager’s trip down the most coveted stretch of river in the United States

The Waiting Game: Our General Manager’s trip down the most coveted stretch of river in the United States

DH General Manager and trip leader, Kyle Vosmus, among friends and fellow rafting guides, planned the trip of a lifetime last October. The ball got rolling for preparations a year and a half ahead of their launch date, but little...

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A Jackson Hole Winter Through Guide Ryan’s Eyes.

A Jackson Hole Winter Through Guide Ryan’s Eyes.

Closing weekend does not necessarily mean the end of ski season for many locals, and I especially felt that way this year. With all the snow up high, I wanted to get back to my January goal of skiing the...

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Office Gal, Campbell, hits the river for her first time!

Office Gal, Campbell, hits the river for her first time!

As a new employee here at Dave Hansen, I got the opportunity to experience both the scenic float and whitewater trips last week! They were both so much fun but also very different. I was not nervous at all in...

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