The Cochrane Experience
We are proud to have Chip and Lani Cochrane provide us with their extensive experience in canoeing and kayaking. The Cochrane’s operate Allagash Canoe Trips, www.allagashcanoetrips.com, a 50 plus year, 3rd generation, family operated canoe trip service. They are Maine’s oldest continuously running service, and they offer custom, scheduled, or group trips for all ability levels.
CHIP COCHRANE began guiding with his family n 1971; since then he has accumulated over fourty years of Allagash experience, completing more than 140 Allagash trips. A former World Cup downhill racer for the US Ski Team too. In recent years Chip has captured first place medals in several National Downriver Whitewater Open Canoe Championships, and is currently 20 time National Canoe Poling Champion. Chip is also a whitewater canoe and kayak instructor.
LANI COCHRANE began guiding with Chip in 1988, and has worked as a whitewater raft guide and kayak instructor. Lani has won several National titles in Downriver Whitewater Canoe Racing and is reigning Female National Canoe Poling Champion. Lani is also the recreation program director for Maine Huts & Trails in the Western Mountains of Maine, an Adventure racer and a physical trainer.