Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need prior
river running experience?
How many people
will be on the trip?
maximum is 24 guests, and we don't have a set minimum. On
average, our trips have 10 to 12 participants.
The trip starts
in Salmon and ends in McCall: how will I complete my round
If you are
flying to Idaho, fly into Boise prior to 4 pm the day before
your launch. Schedule a short charter flight with Salmon
Air Taxi to bring you to Salmon that afternoon (~$150).
For our June, July, and August 3rd trips, also schedule a
flight to Boise from McCall for the morning after our trip
If you are driving to Idaho, drive straight to Salmon the
day before your launch. Schedule a flight with Salmon Air
Taxi back to Salmon from McCall after the trip to begin your
travel home (~$140). Alternatively, you could have your vehicle
shuttled from Salmon to McCall for ~$350 plus fuel.
Do I have to
Do I have to
What about gratuities?
rafting is a service industry, and tips are a greatly appreciated
way to reward your guides for exceptional care. If you choose
to tip, 10 to 20 percent of trip cost is a good guideline.
Cash or check is the best way to handle gratuities. If you
give your tip to the lead guide, it will be distributed evenly
amongst the crew. Tips are not expected, but always appreciated.