With the Idaho drainage’s 2011 snowpack at 261 percent of average this past June, driving the only access road to the Boundary Creek put-in of the classic, 100-mile Class IV Middle Fork of the Salmon was simply out of the question.
Stoke your snowmelt plans with a gallery extra from C&K/Middle Fork River Expeditions peak Salmon run
C&K Associate Editor Dave Shively reports from the magazine’s epic high-water trip on Idaho’s classic wilderness multi-day.
Somewhere in between polishing off a second helping of turkey and hanging Christmas lights this holiday season, multi-day boaters must find time to apply for their western river permits in anticipation of warmer days on the water this spring or summer. The National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management have developed permit systems for [...]
A river-spanning log on a tributary of the Middle Fork of the Salmon could have brought a raft trip to fatal conclucion, but a team of experience rafters was able to regroup and get out. Read their experience.
What Rafters Do in the Winter – dream & plan.