Our team

Passionate Professionals

Travis Staple
Owner & Guide

 A smile is worth a thousand words. Here is Travis leading an epic trip down the Grand Canyon. For the past 21 years, after beginning his guiding career while attending UC Davis, Trav has been guiding and running rivers throughout the Western US, Mexico and South America. In 2000, as a full-time river guide, he fell in love with the Rogue canyon and the river that carved it. His dream of owning an outfitting company and sharing his love of the Rogue with others has led him to where he is today, owner of Rogue Canyon Adventures. Trav’s down-to-earth nature matched with his unequivocal kindness allows everyone around him to feel welcomed and comfortable. His skill and knowledge of the Rogue and his respect for its virtues is a passion he loves to share with all who join him on the river.

TJ Eilers
Guide

TJ is one of the most personable guides on the river. His love for rivers and zest for life is evident in everything he does. When he’s not guiding trips down the Rogue he can be found playing bass for several Bands in Southern Oregon. Just when you don’t think there can be more magic on the river, TJ fills the space and adds to the river’s ambiance with his acoustic guitar. Amazing musician and raft guide.

Ben Moline
Guide

After growing up in an outdoor family in Colorado, Ben found his favorite way to travel while on a river trip in Southern Utah. Soon thereafter he became a River guide and has been guiding on and exploring rivers in the western hemisphere for the past 16 years. His genuine love of nature and people become apparent after you spend any time with him. When Ben isn’t guiding trips for Rogue Canyon Adventures he can be found tending to his beehives and hiking with his dog Rumi!

Lexie Staple
Office Manager and Guide

Sports, adventure, travel, and the outdoors were an integral part of Lexie’s upbringing in the high Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California. Her love of language and cultures inspired her to study abroad after high school for a year in Argentina and later study at the University of Guanajuato in Mexico. She has a B.S in Anthropology and Master of Art in Teaching from Southern Oregon University. When she is not teaching Spanish she is RCA’s office manager and raft guide. Check out her blog for tips and guidance from a female perspectve for people new to the river.