"The Chilean white-water expert Roberto Currie, made an expeditionary first descent of the Futaleufu in 1991 and figued how to safely navigate what today is one of the most intensive stretches of commercially rafted white-water rapids in the world."The New York Times
Robert has been a partner with Earth River since 1993 and trip leads most of Earth River's trips. He has rafted on five continents and is one of the most experienced river guides in South America. Robert has led first descents on Chile's Futaleufu, Peru's Yavero and China's Poe Sang Poe. He has been featured in Outside Magazine, Town and Country, National Geographic Adventure and the New York Times. Robert started the Earth River Land Trust on the Futaleufu in 1995 which has preserved over 20 kilometers of very developable, irreplaceable river. Working with the Chilean government he was instrumental in bringing protection to Chile and Patagonai from water borne invasive species that adversely impact rivers, streams and lakes destroying fisheries and tourism. Robert lives in Santiago, Chile with his wife Maria Luisa.
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