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Middle Fork Salmon River Weather: What To Expect on Your Trip

Middle Fork Salmon River Weather: What To Expect on Your Trip

One of the most unique and special things about the Middle Fork is that we get a full profile of Idaho’s geography and ecosystems on our multi-day trips. Temperatures can vary well over 10F degrees between the upper and lower sections of the river! Check out historical norms and ways to accurately predict the weather on your trip.

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Best Adventurous Getaways in Idaho

Best Adventurous Getaways in Idaho

Idaho has the most federally designated wilderness area in the lower 48 states, and over 70% of the state is public land. There are seemingly endless opportunities for adventurous outdoor recreation!

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Top 3 Fly Fishing Rivers in Idaho

Top 3 Fly Fishing Rivers in Idaho

Several of the most famous fly fishing waters in the country flow through Idaho. The eastern border with Montana and Wyoming is geographically defined by the Continental Divide where the cold clean headwaters of the major Northwest rivers flow off the Rocky Mountains. This region provides anglers a lifetime of trout fisheries to explore.

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River Celebrations at Middle Fork Salmon

River Celebrations at Middle Fork Salmon

We kicked off our 2015 season with a wonderful trip full of birthdays, anniversaries, kids, hiking, and lots of swimming (even in June!!)     We all celebrate in different ways: Barry celebrates his 49th birthday with 49 pushups (and gets some others to join...

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Ponderosas of the Middle Fork

Ponderosas of the Middle Fork

This ancient ponderosa stands at the confluence of #camascreek. It is one of my favorite trees. When it was a sapling the sheepeater natives sat in its shade and sharpened their arrowheads for hunting salmon and other fauna; in the 1860s white...

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Salmon Valley Honey

Salmon Valley Honey

Off the River: Salmon Valley Honey   As the owner of Solitude River Trips, springtime is often a hectic blur of preparation, anticipation, cleaning, re-cleaning, and fiddling with gear that I can hardly wait to get wet. But one of my favorite pre season chores is...

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Former Raft Guide Opens Odd Fellows Bakery

Former Raft Guide Opens Odd Fellows Bakery

Arguably the most important part of any sandwich is the bread!  Craig McCallum, a former guide on the Middle Fork, has now turned to the profession of baking.   He owns the Odd Fellows Bakery on Main St. in historic Salmon, Idaho.  Craig is up every...

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How to Plan a Trip on the Middle Fork (Without an Outfitter)

How to Plan a Trip on the Middle Fork (Without an Outfitter)

Middle Fork Trip Planning   The Middle Fork of the Salmon River is one of the most beautiful, diverse, challenging, and famous river destinations in the world.  People travel from all around the world to experience the spectacular Impassable Canyon and wet...

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