Five “Mind-ographs” From the Main Salmon River
By Peta Owens Liston It’s still mid winter, 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 a cool March morning, that these photographs will trigger the same Read More
Top 5 Reasons to Go Idaho River Rafting!
by Julie Trevelyan #1 Awesome rapids on the Salmon River! Gunbarrel, Devil’s Teeth, Split Rock, Bailey Falls, Big Mallard, Bodacious Bounce, Lorna’s Lulu, and more ensure plenty of fun whitewater. #2 Great paddling sections for the kids! Flat, smooth parts of the river are perfect for the younger (or just more timid) adventurers Read More
Idaho River Rafting: 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 Trip Review: Fun To Spot Wildlife
Idaho River Rafting On The Main Salmon River August 17, 2014 Our week on the Main Salmon River was the best! Visiting Campbell’s Ferry taught me more about the colorful history of the area. We learned about forest fires, how to spot common merganzer ducks, big horn sheep, mule deer and golden eagles. We ate Read More
Idaho River Rafting Trips: The River of No Return with Mitchum & Monroe….sort of!
By: Derek Farr Hollywood vs. Holiday Do you want to go on a river trip with Robert Mitchum* and Marilyn Monroe**? If you said “yes” then I’ve got a movie for you. The River of No Return was made in 1954 and it’s named after our beloved River of No Return, the Salmon River. It’s Read More
Idaho River Rafting: Main Salmon River 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
Family River Rafting Trips: 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
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