Alan Svitak: Guide


Another one of our native guides, Alan has been a guide for over 15 years. As a boy growing up in the Rogue Valley, Alan developed a love of nature due to outings with his father and grandfather scuba diving, fishing, camping, hiking and inner tubing on the Rogue River. He eventually became interested in automobiles and drag racing and worked as an automatic transmission builder for 20+ years.

His entire life changed when he attended his first river guide training. He trained and worked with a raft company for 9 years before coming to Momentum. As evidence of Alan’s love of the river, his marriage to his wife Debbie took place on the Klamath River and the guest book was a wooden oar.

Alan is gifted with the oars, has been with us since the beginning, is one of our most requested guides, and might be one of the nicest people on earth – in fact some of Pete’s favorite guests have decided that they would rather go with Alan.