Jesse Burns is a 27-year-old raft guide on the Arkansas River in Colorado and the Gauley and New Rivers in West Virginia. He has been guiding since 2006 when he moved from West Virginia to Buena Vista, Colorado. In the time Jesse has been guiding, he has run and trip lead commercial trips on every section of the Arkansas, Gauley and New Rivers as well as trips on the Colorado, Dolores and Gunnison Rivers. He has been fortunate enough to have rafted privately all over the country including two Grand Canyon expeditions, the Middle Fork of the Salmon and trips on the American, Kern, Rio Grande, Youghiogheny rivers and many others.
For trips in Colorado on the Arkansas River and to request Jesse as your guide visit the Buffalo Joe’s Whitewater Rafting link. For trips in West Virginia on the Gauley or New Rivers and to request Jesse as your guide visit the North American River Runners link. Please feel free to leave comments with questions you may have about whitewater rafting with Jesse.