Maine Whitewater Rafting Guide Grace Mcnally

Name: Grace
Hometown: Lynnfield MA
Age of First Rafting Trip: 21
Year you started guiding at Northern Outdoors: 2019

What type of guiding do you do?Whitewater Rafting

What do you enjoy most about working at Northern Outdoors?

The thing I enjoy most about working at Northern Outdoors is the crew and the opportunity to raft on all 3 rivers.

What is your favorite river to guide, and your favorite rapid on that river?
Favorite river to guide is the Penobscot. Favorite rapid is Maytag on the Kennebec during high water.

What’s your classic Northern Outdoors memory?
THEMED PARTIES.

Where do you adventure when you are not working?
I love to hammock by the river or adventure to local waterfalls!

What do you do in the off-season when you’re not guiding for Northern Outdoors?
When I’m not guiding at Northern Outdoors I ski Patrol at Sugarloaf Mountain

Tell us about any certifications, special talents, guide awards.
I have my level 1 and 2 white water guide license, and I’m REALLY good at limbo

What rivers have you run outside of Maine?
None yet!

Which Kennebec River Brewery beer is your top choice after a day on the river?
Whitewater wheat (gotta have the orange slice)

2 Comments
  • Nate
    Posted at 09:34h, 28 July Reply

    Have had Grace as a guide many times. she ROCKS, Always fun and safe!

    • Emily Yearwood
      Posted at 08:54h, 30 July Reply

      Awesome- thanks so much for commenting, Nate! We <3 Grace and are so glad to have her back for another year on the river!

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