Don Cheyette


Don owns Seattle Adventure Sports, Seattle’s premier adventure resource. He is a passionate outdoorman, whether coaching wilderness survival classes, working with kids, expedition canoeing or surfing the sea. He feels most at home around boats and the water – be it salty or fresh, dynamic or still. In 2014, Don completed a 37 day circumnavigation of Vancouver Island. He has been fortunate to guide in Alaska, Patagonia and the San Juan Islands, as well as paddle in Norway and Spain. Don has managed to work in and explore some unbelievably beautiful places with some incredible people.Don’s current leadership and coaching qualifications include: BCU 5* Sea, 4* Open Canoe, the new (UKCC) Level 2 Coach, and he is a practicing Wilderness EMT.  Don tries to blur the line between work and play, and seems to have ended up with a pretty fun line to walk along in his life. He is looking forward to helping you reach your adventure goals. For more info about Seattle Adventure Sports and Don, check out