Small Company – Big Rapids – Size Matters
Stellar Descents is located just west of the junction of hwy 16 and hwy 5. As a small whitewater company, Stellar Descents strives for excellence in customer service and exercises the highest standards of safety in order to provide the ultimate whitewater adventure. It is with this in mind that Stellar hires the best and most qualified guides. What makes Stellar Descents unique lies in our tag line: Small Company – Big Rapids – Size Matters. Our guides take pride in welcoming our clients as genuine guests with utmost care, respect and attention to your individual and personal needs. Join Stellar Descents for your unforgettable river adventure.
Jim has been guiding rafts since 2007 and was a canoe guide for years before that time. He also holds a Bachelor of Tourism Management from Thompson Rivers University and is a Swiftwater Rescue Specialist with Rescue Canada. When he’s not rafting, Jim can be found rock climbing, snowboarding, operating snowcats and waiting for rafting season. As the owner and lead guide of Stellar Descents, Jim would like to invite you to experience the rivers of the Robson Valley with us.
Hello my name is Liam, I am 21 years old and from Jasper, Alberta. Ive been kayaking for five years, and been rafting for four years. This is my first year at stellar and I'm super exited to be a part of the team. In my free time I enjoy rock climbing and kayaking.
Sam became a rafting guide in 2016. He directly fall in love with it and chose to travel to increase his rivers skills. He has worked as a rafting guide in Quebec, Australia, Nepal, Alberta and BC. He's also trained in swift water rescue, wilderness First aid and hold his Australian gold medallion. When Samuel isn't rafting you will find him on a hike, climbing, snowboarding or on a SUP.
Justin is a 4th year river guide & 3rd summer with Stellar Descents in the Mighty Fraser Valley! Justingrew up in Southern Ontario, camping, hiking and canoeing all summer long. He moved to Western Canada in 2012 to teach skiing and explore the endless mountains. Having graduated with an Adventure Guide Diploma from Thompson Rivers University, he now splits his time between the Watersport & Snowsport Industries. Spending years travelling Internationally within the global Adventure Tourism Industry, skiing and rafting in Japan, kayaking and surfing in Wales and so. When Justin is not on the river he is probably enjoying quiet mountain air around a campfire in the slow paced Robson Valley.
The Stellar Descents Team has the following certificates:
80 hour wilderness first aid
British Columbia River Outfitters Association Guide License
Rescue Canada Swiftwater Safety Rescue Technician (SRT 3) or Specialist (SRS)