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The Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness

Emily Bozeman / Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, or "the Frank Church" for short, is one of the largest wilderness areas in the lower 48, second only to Death Valley. Its 2.4 million acres are a gem of preserved green trees and pristine clear waters; a sanctuary for a wide variety of birds, fish, and mammals. Frank Church himself was a senator and environmentalist from Idaho. He grew up in Boise...

Most Endangered Rivers: The Rogue and Smith

Nate / Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Today, due to the threat of nickel strip mining in their respective tributaries, American Rivers has placed the Rogue and Smith Rivers on the 2015 Most Endangered Rivers List. The following is an account of our expedition to document the effect that strip mining would have on the waterways and communities downstream. Lost and surrounded by vegetation so thick that I could not even fall over, it was hard to imagine...

New Trip: The Middle Fork of the Salmon River

Zach / Thursday, April 2, 2015

I'm excited and honored to announce that Northwest Rafting Company will now be offering trips on what I consider to be the best river in the world for multi-day rafting: Idaho’s incomparable Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Known simply as "the Middle Fork", this alpine stunner flows through the vast Frank Church: River of No Return Wilderness in central Idaho, and has something for everyone to love. You'll find nearly...

Plenty of Water for the Wild Rogue River!

Zach / Monday, March 23, 2015

Spring is here and there is a lot of talk about summer river flows in Oregon for rafting, kayaking, and fishing. With lower than normal snowpack in much of the West, rivers like the Rogue River, Deschutes River, and Klamath River are an oasis for river lovers during low snowpack years due to their upstream dams and natural aquifers (nature's dams). Even though the snowpack is low, most Oregon rivers have...