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  • All Women River Trip - What it meant to me

    All Women River Trip - What it meant to me

    We were camped on the banks of the lower Salmon river, the sunset that night lit up the horizon in brilliant displays of fiery orange, late summer peach, and a dusty desert mauve; the mountains in the distance glowed blue, and the reflection of the sky’s colors bled into the calm water in front of our beach like ink on wet paper. It was as if the river herself were welcoming us. It was our first night of a five day trip and at the moment, five days just didn’t seem like enough time.  The sunset colors faded and the sun slipped behind the mountains, leaving us with twinkling stars above, and a... Keep reading ›

  • 2019 - The year of the snow!

    2019 - The Year of the Snow = The year for rafting! As February comes to a close, here in Idaho we have had 300% of normal snowfall for this month.  Snowpacks in Idaho look are as good as we have seen them in a decade.  The Salmon River drainage is at almost 110% of normal and the Payette River drainage is at almost 120%.  July and August trips on the Salmon River are going to be amazing with higher water, bigger waves, and great weather.  For those looking for some high water adventure, middle and late June trips on the Riggins day section are going to be all-time!   In Oregon th... Keep reading ›

  • What we love about spring rafting

    Grande Ronde River After a couple months sitting in the cold, the rain, and the snow spring eventually starts to poke out its head with longer days and more sunshine.  The extra vitamin D on our skin inevitably jump starts the cogs in our head towards thinking about floating on the river and exploring the wild places these flowing treasures of the PNW can take us. We begin to dream about sunsets with a cold beverage in our hand after a day of successful paddling and sunrises with a hot cup of coffee as we anticipate the whitewater below us. The warming of the days means we begin our trans... Keep reading ›