- 1973 – Tuolumne River (first raft descent), California, USA
- 1994 – Yangbi River in Yunnan, China. Tributary to Mekong
- 1995 – Yong-Bao Gorge of the Mekong in Yunnan, China
- 1997 – Man Wan Gorge of the Mekong in Yunnan, China
- 2000 – Salween headwaters in Tibet, China on the Tibetan Plateau
- 2002 – Headwaters of the Kyi Chi, Lhasa River. Tributary to Yarlung Tsangpo
- 2004 – Mekong River,Tibet.
- 2005 – Indus River, Tibet. Headwaters in western Tibet
- 2007 – Lower Salween River, Tibet. Headwaters in NE Tibet
- 1969 – Formed American Guides Association
- 1974 – ARTA Board of Directors
- 1974 – First Oar Boat River Ranger, Grand Canyon National Park (USA)
- 1998 – 2007 – Co- Chair of the Western Association to Enjoy Rivers and Founding Director of Grand Valley River Park.
Pete Winn is a professional geologist who, after leading and guiding rafts in the US conducted a series of expeditions on spectacular rivers China to create awareness about the Tibetan Plateau and Western China, as well as the imminent threat of dams. Pete has fostered the next generation of river exploration through his son to promote river recreation in China and increase awareness internationally.