Lower Salmon River Canyons Charter Trips – Special Opportunity!
by Julie K. Trevelyan Got family? A book club? A corporate retreat willing to get wet and have fun? A class reunion? Your hiking club that’s been itching to explore some of those river trails that are just too long to get to without river travel would enjoy a trip like this, or the group Read More
Main Salmon River Rafting Trip with Yoga for Women
by Julie Trevelyan The Main Salmon River runs through Idaho in a glistening serpentine pattern, sliding through green river canyons and past beautiful forests of ancient growth. River rafting through the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, a pristine area of seemingly endless gorgeousness, is bonus enough! To make it even better, relax into Read More
2014 Top Picks for Spring High Whitewater Rafting Trips
by Julie K. Trevelyan If you like big whitewater, these spring 2014 rafting trips are for you. Sign up for some thrilling river rafting adventure through the west’s best river canyons, and get ready to get wet and have fun! Yampa River With warming trends indicating some sweet upcoming water flows, the last truly wild Read More
Some rapids with your coffee?
By Derek Farr On the Main Salmon River, we negotiate dozens of large rapids and dozens of smaller ones. But there are a few that are most notable. Alder, Black Creek, Big Mallard and Chittam are just a few. These suckers really get the blood going. And there’s no better way to start your Read More
Despite That It’s December and Snowing – Five “Mind-ographs” From the Main Salmon River
By Peta Owens Liston It’s snowing outside, but I can feel the warmth seeping into my memory as I arrange a series of photos for framing from our rafting trip this past summer on the Main Salmon. I suspect, as it is unwrapped Christmas morning, that these photographs will trigger the same “mind-ographs” – Read More
Father and Son Trip – Reconnecting on the River
By Peta Owens Liston When Jon Bridgford returned home to North Carolina after river rafting the Main of the Salmon River, a package from the West Coast had arrived before him. Opening it up, still-fresh memories flashed back, and more importantly moments he had shared with his son, Keith, over five days spent Read More
Main Salmon Rafting Trip Review: Russ and Shelby were wonderful guides!
Main Salmon River Rafting Sept 2-7, 2013 Russ and Shelby were wonderful guides. Knowledgeable about the history, the wildlife, and the river itself. Their narrative made the trip much more enjoyable. They were also great hosts and cooks. Food was well prepared and way too much. But delicious! We enjoyed the “hot Read More
Wonderful People: All of us floated the river this year. And what magic it was.
By Derek Farr There was a chill in the Idaho air this morning. Regrettably, the Salmon River rafting season has come to an end. The leaves are turning and the temperatures are dipping. It signals the time to hang up our oars and prepare for the cold months ahead. But looking back, I’m Read More
Connecting Family Together; How Days on the River Turns Cousins into Good Friends
By Peta Owens Liston Connected by family ties, holiday cards, and an annual crossing of paths, was the extent my boys and their out-of-state cousins—my nieces—knew one another. After five days on the river together, this connection evolved from being acquainted with their cousins to loving their cousins. Now this foundation of friendship and Read More
Learning to Swim Again; Taking the River On as A Single-Parent-To-Be
By Peta Owens Liston “I think that I forgot that I could swim,” says Charlotte Smith*, referring to the inner-strength she found in herself while rafting the Main Salmon River this past July for 5 days. “This river trip was especially symbolic for me.” When Charlotte’s husband announced that he couldn’t make the trip—unwilling, unable Read More