Camping on the Salmon River is the closest we have come to paradise. Since 1982 we have been perfecting everything about our camp culture. From spacious tents and sleeping mattresses to mouth watering entrees and beer pairings, come discover the magic of multi-day rafting with Confluences River Expeditions! Pulling into camp along the Salmon River…Read More
No Fear! Creating Healthy Groover Culture. What is the groover? A groover is a portable river toilet! One of the many specialized and beloved systems river runners have been using for decades. The name “groover” comes from the storied history of these interesting contraptions. Back in the 70’s, when running rivers was gaining popularity, watertight…Read More
What’s going on with all the snow in the mountains and how does it impact this upcoming summer? Here in Idaho we are lucky to have an abundance of free flowing rivers. What does this mean exactly? A free flowing river is defined as a waterway that has been largely unaffected by human made changes…Read More
The summer of 2019 was truly special for the Confluences river family. We had multiple trips down our beloved Salmon River with both old and new friends. We had trips with families that came out on the river and found a place of connection and adventure. We also had a trip with Camp Hodia, an…Read More
Happy winter from a snow covered sleepy Idaho! Deep within the Idaho Rockies, at the Confluences River Expeditions basecamp, all the river gear is packed away and the boathouse is under a couple feet of snow. All the guides are off enjoying their winters and our hometown of Cascade Idaho has fallen into a cozy…Read More
Take a River Trip – Disconnect to Reconnect We are connected in today’s world, stuck in a barrage of texts, social media, email and the internet that demands constant attention. We operate 24/7 on information overload and it shows: our tech-hungry population is distracted and overwhelmed. It is time: disconnect to reconnect with loved ones…Read More
Four Reasons Why Whitewater Rafting Makes You Happy Rafting makes you happy by reducing stress and increasing well-being. Spending time in a physical environment where you are not bombarded with the daily pressures of life is equally exhilarating and calming. You can escape to a place where the phone does not ring and the computer…Read More
It’s Time to Reconnect on the River When was the last time you made time to reconnect with your family and friends? Like most, your life is probably busier than ever – even with all of the electronic gadgets we have to save time. What do we do with all of that saved time? If…Read More
Salmon River Weather and River Conditions The 410 mile long Salmon River is found completely within the borders of Idaho. Silver Cloud’s multi-day raft trips take place on the remote wilderness section of the Main Salmon that cuts through Idaho’s rugged Central Mountains, traversing the pristine Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area. Salmon…Read More
Don’t Leave Home Without Wet Wipes Wet wipes are a must on your Salmon River rafting vacation pack list. This compact, low-cost item will get used several times per day and will not break the budget – a great addition to any personal bag. If you are like me, you like to feel clean throughout…Read More
Idaho Charter Flights – What You Need to Know Idaho charter flights are an exciting start or finish to your Salmon River rafting trip. The scenery is beautiful and flying over the wilderness reminds you just how remote and spectacular this part of the country is.Read More
Raft Trip Packing Tips to Make Your Pre-Trip Planning Easy Try these four easy raft trip packing tips to make planning for a week long trip go smoothly: Tip #1: Get all of your gear together and then downsize Pack for a river trip like you are packing a carry-on bag for a week away.…Read More
Confluences River Expeditions has offered world-class Idaho rafting trips on the gorgeous River of No Return since 1982. We give personal service from the first phone call to the last rapid. Book your unforgettable Main Salmon River adventure today!
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