Maine Whitewater Rafting Guide: Alec Curran
Name: Alec “Meats” Curran
Hometown: Keene, NH
Age of First Rafting Trip: 23
Year you started guiding at Northern Outdoors: 2016
What type of guiding do you do? Whitewater Rafting
What do you enjoy most about working at Northern Outdoors?
Being able to work and play on the amazing rivers of Maine every day. It never gets old.
What is your favorite river to guide, and your favorite rapid on that river?
The falls on the Penobscot River and Big Poplar on the Dead River. Both are amazing rapids.
What’s your classic Northern Outdoors memory?
So many already in my short time here at Northern. Too hard to pick just one.
What do you do in the off-season when you’re not guiding for Northern Outdoors?
Full time college student
What rivers have you run outside of Maine?
I have only ever run rivers in Maine.
Which Kennebec River Brewery beer is your top choice after a day on the river?