Middle Fork Salmon Ready To Go.

Just enough time for a quick post as we prepare to put on the Middle Fork of the Salmon with our first group tomorrow.  We’ve been in Stanley, Idaho, gateway to the Middle Fork since Wednesday using the time to relax, shake off the drive and explore.  We started our visit with some music on the lawn at Redfish Lake with the Sawtooth Mountains as the backdrop- a cold drink never tasted so good! The river is currently at 4.2 feet- a wonderful flow.  The crew will be through here anytime now with the big truck, en route to Boundary Creek to rig the rafts and prepare for our arrival tomorrow morning.  Sure is pretty around here!

Chilling along side the South Fork Payette River in Idaho on the way to Stanley. The South Fork has some classic runs like the canyon run and staircase.

Upper SF Payette just below Banner Pass.
Music on the lawn at Redfish Lodge on the shores of Redfish Lake- what a view.
Hard to go wrong with views like this.
This bald eagle put on a show for us while we were eating breakfast at the park outside of Stanley, Idaho
You can still find some pretty sweet places to call home for the night around the Sawtooth Valley.

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