Middle Fork users in for a fight to save historic use. Author: Mad Dog II “The Frank Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It” will once again be the rallying cry for all users of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, and especially the users of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Visitors to the […]
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February 2016 The Middle Fork Outfitters Association (MFOA), a non-profit business trade organization representing all 26 Middle Fork outfitter whitewater rafting businesses, supports continued common sense efforts to preserve cultural resources along the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. However, MFOA remains concerned that the Historic Preservation Plan (HPP) for the Frank Church River of […]
“Fifty Places” Author Chris Santella has done it again, this time tackling a recreational topic close to the hearts of those in the greater Stanley Region. Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die – Santella’s 16th book and the 11th in the Fifty Places series – explores some of the world’s best destinations for whitewater […]
Good Snowpack Means Great Rafting and Fishing This Summer While most of California, Montana, Oregon and Washington have been starved of precipitation this winter, Central Idaho has been blessed with almost normal snowfall. According to the Idaho Department of Resources, snowfall for the Salmon Basin (which feeds the Middle Fork) is at 95% as of […]
Stanley, Idaho: Have I Got A River Trip Deal for You…Don’t You Believe It! River Trips at huge discounts equate to desperate outfitters looking for customers.
You and your family have decided to go on a multiple day rafting trip? In this day and age you turn to the Internet for help in planning your vacation. What river? The most popular two rivers in the United States are the Grand Canyon and Idaho’s spectacular Middle Fork of the Salmon River. People […]
In Stanley, Idaho, the Sawtooth Hotel has rested against the backdrop of the Sawtooth Mountain Range for over 80 years. Through the eyes of the hotel, it has seen more cold, empty winters, and more dazzling warm summer days than just about anyone or anything else in Stanley. It was built back in 1931 and […]
One of the best ways to experience Stanley, Idaho and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area is by rafting down the Upper Salmon River. Riding rapids, viewing wildlife, learning about the area’s history, and waiting to see what’s around the next bend all make for an exceptional day on the river. The River Company, based out […]
It’s another day on Wall Street in Stanley, Idaho, and the mood here is a far cry from the hustle and bustle of “the other” Wall Street approximately 2,484 miles away. Turning off of Highway 21 and onto Stanley’s Wall Street, a naïve visitor, having seen the road sign, might expect a row of financial […]
If you only had 24 hours of your life to devote to simply being in Stanley, Idaho, I would first tell you this: You’re missing out. You’re missing out on the great hikes, which alone could eat up months; you’re missing out on the fishing, which, if you are a fisherman you know takes time; […]
HIGH-END PLACES TO EAT Many visitors en route to Stanley will spend a night in Boise, Idaho’s capital and business center. Though a city of modest size, Boise has many metropolitan attractions – including some fine restaurants. A few favorites are listed below. They’re a little more spendy than the local drive-in, but hey, if […]
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