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Why Go Rafting in Hells Canyon?

Why Go Rafting in Hells Canyon?


Posted By on Nov 14, 2018

Idaho?! Aren’t there a lot of potatoes there??? Yup, you got us. The southern half of the state is great potato growing country and we are proud of it. I mean, who doesn’t love fresh french fries?!? The northern half of Idaho? Chock full of mountainous wilderness, rushing rivers, and massive swaths of national forests. Did you know that Idaho has 3,100 miles of raft-able whitewater rivers!? And 107,651 miles of rivers in...

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When we talk multi-day white water rafting in Idaho, we are often asked about food! As a people, food is so important to us for obvious reasons: nutrition, survival, etc. From a social aspect, food serves so much more than that. It’s all about getting together to celebrate and reminisce and look forward to the next chapter, take for instance, all of our holidays: they revolve around food. If there is a celebration: job...

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We just returned yesterday from a 3-day Hells Canyon trip. We had a great time, great weather and great guests- you could say we are pretty grateful for our work and our public lands in which we get to recreate. Spring time in Hells Canyon means many things: wildflowers, cool mornings, hot afternoons, blossoms, high water, snake river fishing, solitude, serenity and the list goes on. Spring is one of our favorite seasons for boating-...

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Sometimes I feel like the Salmon River experience is often forgotten about, or Hells Canyon shines a little brighter than the Salmon. Perhaps that’s because of the Hells Canyon’s fame or it’s depth, or it’s elusiveness, I’m not sure. But, that doesn’t mean that the Salmon River experience should be any less talked about or bragged on, but maybe that’s why I love it so much, it’s sort of...

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Many of you may know the adventure-mobile, some more personally than others. If you’ve been on Idaho rafting trips with ARC than you’ve taken a lovely and entertaining ride in the adventure-mobile (15 passenger van)! The ride in the adventure mobile is quite different on the way to the river than it is on the way home from the river. On the way to the river for one of our Idaho Rafting Trips the adventure-mobile  is full...

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It’s no secret that I love Idaho white water rafting. In fact, I found that I loved it so much, I made it my living! It’s a great way to spend time during the summer and keeps me plenty busy during the winter. I love everything about Idaho white water rafting, but I definitely have my favorites: The food! Food is by far one of my favorite hobbies: menu planning, shopping, cooking, prepping, etc. etc. I love it all! So,...

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