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Learn about Idaho's Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.
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. ...
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We're VERY excited to add the Middle Fork of the Salmon River to our line up of trips!
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. ...
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Congratulations NWRC
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Photos from Rough and Ready Creek and the South Kalmiopsis.
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+Josh Sheldon We hiked in 2 1/2 days for one day of kayaking. There are first descents to be had higher upstream but it's brutal getting in there.
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Check out our new hiking guide to Taktsang (Tiger's Nest). #bhutan  
Length: 2.6 miles (one way) Starting Elevation: 8,525 feet Max Elevation: 10,232 feet Taktsang, or the Tiger's Nest Monastery, is one of the most sacred sites in Bhutan and a place you must visit when you visit Bhutan. ...
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Bhutan is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. 
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Ducky war on the Rogue River. #rogue #rogueriver  
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Check out our new updated Bhutan Travel Tips with new photos!  #bhutan #travel
Here are a few good travel trips and reminders for our Rivers & Dzongs of Bhutan trip. 1. The Paro airport will immediately make you smile. Upon arrival you'll quickly notice the crisp, clean mountain air and an airport that looks more like a temple. ...
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Learn about why the Rogue and Smith Rivers were listed by +American Rivers as "most endangered" last week.
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. ...
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"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"
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). ...
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+Zachary Collier just wrote this list of 20 legendary one day rafting trips. What do you think?
Last year I wrote about the World's 13 Legendary River Trips, a list of the best expedition style, multi-day river trips. That post was the catalyst for some great discussions about the most legendary single day rafting trips. ...
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Hiking to Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) is one of the highlights of our trips to Bhutan.
Length: 2.6 miles (one way) Starting Elevation: 8,525 feet Max Elevation: 10,232 feet Taktsang, or the Tiger's Nest Monastery, is one of the most sacred sites in Bhutan and a place you must visit when you visit Bhutan. ...
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Pistol Creek Rapid on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. #middleforkmonday
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Check out our new Bhutan travel tips with new photos! #Bhutan  
Here are a few good travel trips and reminders for our Rivers & Dzongs of Bhutan trip. 1. The Paro airport will immediately make you smile. Upon arrival you'll quickly notice the crisp, clean mountain air and an airport that looks more like a temple. ...
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We’re an award-winning group of professional, well-trained guides that lead people down the most beautiful rivers in the world.
Introduction
Northwest Rafting Company is owned and operated by three men with a passion for the Northwest and the amazing rivers that run through it. Zach Collier brings the vigor and youth of the operation, while Joe Daly and Dick Linford contribute the sage business perspective they've achieved from outfitting rafting trips since 1972. The three have learned to not only run quality river trips, but also to share their passion for the outdoors with everyone they meet. With these three at the helm, you can rest assured that you'll have a memorable river trip in one of the most beautiful places in the world.