Middle Fork River Expeditions

family rafting vacations in Idaho

family rafting vacations in Idaho are best all summer long. Please join us on a family rafting vacation in Idaho in 2013. There is no better way to unplug and reconnect as a family than a family rafting vacation in Idaho.

The Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho is the premier wilderness rafting trip in the US. It flows 100 miles of Wild and Scenic free-flowing river through the largest roadless wilderness area in the US thru a canyon that is deeper than the Grand Canyon. It has natural hot springs throughout the canyon, blue ribbon trout fishing, and more than 400 rapids grade I-III (IV in June). The Middle Fork of the Salmon is unspoiled, remote and roadless so you can be sure you will “get away from it all”. Simply put, it is the best river run in the West and perhaps the world.

Middle Fork River Expeditions, licensed and bonded outfitter, has run safe and well-managed river trips on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho for more than 3 decades. Trips are 4 or 6 days of exciting river rafting, wilderness camping, fine fishing, and adventure travel. Our equipment is specially designed for wilderness whitewater rafting, and offers mild and wild boat choices (oar boats, paddle boats, fly fishing drift boats, inflatable kayaks and stand up paddle surf boards!). Our river guides are seasoned professionals, licensed by the state of Idaho and First Aid and Swiftwater Rescue Certified. They are expert river runners, magnificent cooks, great storytellers, and knowledgeable, helpful outdoorsmen. Join Middle Fork River Expeditions for a magical wilderness river vacation this summer!

www.idahorivers.com

family rafting vacations in Idaho

family rafting vacations in Idaho

unplug and reconnect on a whitewater rafting trip in Idaho

To be unplugged in the modern world and reconnected in the wilderness on a rafting trip is the best way to experience oneself and the natural world. Family river rafting with Middle FOrk RIver Expeditions is best all summer long, but the best time is July and August. IT is a great time for reunions as well. For more information go to www.idahorivers.com

Family River Rafting Trips in Idaho on the Middle Fork and Main Salmon Rivers

Family River Rafting Trips in Idaho on the Middle Fork and Main Salmon Rivers is the best way for a family to reconnect as a family without the distractions from modern day life getting in the way. Your cell phone does not work in the canyon and you cannot check your e-mail, you just simply live a simple life that opens you up to your true self. Family River Rafting Trips in Idaho on the Middle Fork and Main Salmon Rivers has a way of relaxing the patterning of modern life into a simple way of being in the present moment in the largest wilderness area in the US.

Family River Rafting Trips in Idaho on the Middle Fork and Main Salmon Rivers with Middle Fork River Expeditions allows families to eat, play, fish, and relax together in an atmosphere which lends to connection between people. Family river rafting trips in Idaho on the Middle Fork and Main Salmon Rivers with Middle Fork RIver Expeditions makes your trip seemless and enjoyable, not having to worry about anything other than how large a portions of food you want. There is no agenda out here Family River Rafting Trips in Idaho on the Middle Fork and Main Salmon Rivers with Middle Fork River Expeditions. Just time to relax, connect and experience a true natural setting, and in doing so, connect with oneself and other in your family. So choose a Family River Rafting Trips in Idaho on the Middle Fork and Main Salmon Rivers with Middle Fork RIver Expeditions rather than a trip to Disneyland. You will be happy you made the choice.

Yours for families, Ellsworth

Family River Rafting Trips in Idaho on the Middle Fork and Main Salmon Rivers with Middle Fork RIver Expeditions

iMFRE

With everything “I” these days like the iPod, iPad etc. we at MFRE have just come up with a new tag line, it’s iMFRE. yes, when you say it is like saying “I’m Free” which is exactly why you should go on a trip with iMFRE this next summer. To un-plug and Re-connect in the largest WIlderness area in the US.

Then you’ll know the reason iMFRE is the perfect catch phrase for your next vacation on the Salmon River Canyons.

iMFRE River trips on the Middle Fork Salmon River

Gourmet Food on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River

We all love food.

Good Food, healthy food, and energizing food.

Gourmet Food on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River happens every week in the summer. Check out our website for a full menu.
All dinners are Dutch Oven delights and breakfasts are fresh fruit, homemade granola and always a main course like omelets etc. for those who like a heartier breakfast. Our lunches are light to not weigh you down during the day for those afternoon food comas that come up when heavy food is served.

MIDDLE FORK RIVER EXPEDITIONS MENU rev. 11/6/2011jse

Breakfast Lunch Appetizer Dinner Dessert
Day 1 None Gourmet Cheese Smorgesborg Baked brie Pork Loin and Tri-Tip Dutch Oven Brownies
Pineapple & Watermelon White & Red Wine Dutch Oven Potato Au-graten whip cream
Cookies Spring mix/walnut/gorgonzola/pear salad
Homemade Caramels balsamic/olive oil dressing
Day 2 Sourdough Pancakes Deli-turkey & pastrami Green Chilis/Chorizo Fresh Alaska Wild Salmon Dutch Oven Apple Crisp
Bacon & Eggs your way BLT’s, pork or steak Wrap Basmati Rice or Quinoa whip cream
Homemade granola oranges and Grapes White & Red Wine Spring Mix/cabbage/tomato/cucumber
Fage Greek Yogurt (2%) cookies Olive/gar/rice wine vin/soy sauce dressing
Fresh Fruit Salad
Day 3 French Toast Curry Chicken Pita Bruchetta Dutch Oven Vegetairian and Meat Lasagne Smores
Sausage Deli meats White & Red Wine Ceasar Salad
Fresh Fruit Salad Oranges Garlic Bread
Homemade granola cookies White and Red Wine
Fage Greek Yogurt (2%)
Day 4 Omelette Gourmet Cheese Smorgesborg Guacamole Chicken Fajitas Dutch Oven Chocolate Cake
Fresh Fruit Salad Watermelon Chips Black Beans
Homemade granola cookies Salsa
Fage Greek Yogurt (2%) Margaritas
Leftover potatoes
Day 5 Dutch Oven Sourdough Biscits Cesar Chicken Cabbage Wrap Smoked salmon Dutch Oven Prime Rib Dutch Oven Strawberry shortcake
Sausage Gravy Pineapple Capers, cucum, onions Red Potatoes whip cream
Scrambled Eggs cookies Crackers Romaine salad w/ shaved parmessan
Fresh Fruit Salad Homemade Caramels Popcorn Olive oil/lemon/garlic dresing
Fage Greek Yogurt (2%) White & Red Wine
Homemade granola
Day 6 Bagels, lox, cream Cheese Capresi Salad DRINKS- We Supply Red and White Wine each night plus margarita night
Cucumber, Capers, red Onion crackers and salami/cheese We Supply Pelligrino Ananchaita and Lemonchiatta, Coke and Diet Coke, plus lemonade and gatorade
Homemade granola watermelon We do not supply beer, please bring beer in cans ONLY
Fresh Fruit Salad cookies You can bring whatever soda you like, as well as hard liguor in glass is ok
Fage Greek Yogurt (2%) Champagne and Caviar We supply about two glasses of wine/night. If you want more, please bring it.

Hope to see you on the Middle Fork of the Salmon or the Main Salmon River this summer of 2013.

Vaya con rios, Ellsworth

Jumping into the Middle Fork Salmon River

Jumping into the Middle Fork Salmon River

Bert Loper Boat in Grand Canyon, Arizona

This is me sitting in Bert Loper’s Boat in Grand Canyon in May, 2012. It is rivetted steel and aluminum plates and weighs over 1 ton! Hard to believe it could make it down the river with any gear, but they did’nt need much, just bacon, flour and coffee.

Best, Ellsworth

Bert Loper Boat in Grand Canyon, Arizona

Bert Loper Boat in Grand Canyon, Arizona

 
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