Bret Wojciak, Micah Renfeldt, and Christian Dean, Salt Lake City, UT: an interview by John Worsencroft, 18 June 2009

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Title Bret Wojciak, Micah Renfeldt, and Christian Dean, Salt Lake City, UT: an interview by John Worsencroft, 18 June 2009
Alternative Title No.542 Bret Wojciak, Micah Renfeldt, and Christian Dean
Creator Wojciak, Bret; Renfeldt, Micah; Dean, Christian
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Worsencroft, John C., 1981-
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2009-06-18
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Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage Colorado River, United States, Mexico, ; Cataract Canyon, San Juan County, Utah, United States,
Subject Wojciak, Bret--Interviews; Renfeldt, Micah--Interviews; Dean, Christian--Interviews; Outdoor recreation--Utah; Rafting (Sports)--Utah; Rivers--Recreational use--Utah; Outdoor recreation industry--Utah
Description Transcript (41 pages) of interview by John Worsencroft with Bret Wojciak, Micah Renfeldt, and Christian Dean on June 18, 2009, in Cataract Canyon on the Colorado River
Abstract John Worsencroft interviews OARS (Outdoor Adventure River Experts) river rafting guides Christian Dean, Micah Renfeldt, and Bret Wojciak on the banks of the Colorado River in Cataract Canyon. Dean, Renfeldt, and Wojciak discuss how they were introduced to river rafting and commercial guiding. They discuss safety on and off the river and the value of preparation and knowledge to recreation in the wilderness. The guides share their thoughts on the valuable attributes of a successful river guide, including sociability, and how guides work to maximize the positive experiences of their clients. They discuss specific challenging and rewarding experiences as guides and identify their favorite rivers or stretches of river. The interview concludes as Dean, Renfeldt, and Wojciak share their thoughts about environmentalism and their responsibilities as educators on nature and conservation. Interview is part of the Outdoor Recreation Oral History Project. Interviewer: John Worsencroft
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Is Part of Outdoor Recreation Oral History Project
Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Jeremy Myntti; Ken Rockwell; Patrick Miller
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s6kw70f7
Topic Outdoor recreation; Rafting (Sports); Rivers--Recreational use; Outdoor recreation industry
Setname uum_elc
ID 796318
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