Paul Arentsen, Owner and Lead Guide of Winding Waters River Expeditions, has been guiding (backpacking, river, backcountry skiing and troubled youth) since graduating from Indiana University in 1995. He was introduced to “The River” in ’95 and has not been able to leave it since. Paul resides in Joseph, Oregon with his wife, Penny, and children Linden and Britton. He’s passionate about skiing, fishing for steelhead and looking forward to the next river season.
In addition to being on Wallowa Resources’ Board, Paul volunteers with Ferguson Ridge Ski Patrol as a Director and Patroller, he’s the President of the Mount Joseph Water Association, he’s a board member for Wallowa Avalanche Center and Eagle Cap Ski Club, and is a member of the Enterprise-Joseph Lion’s Club.