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So You've Never Been Whitewater Rafting?

White Water Rafting

The most difficult part of deciding to go whitewater rafting is deciding which stretch of river to attack. North America is known for their beautiful white water. Say you were to close your eyes and point at a spot on a map of the United States, besides the middle, you're going to find a great white water river.

So Which River Do I Choose?

Fun Things To Do in Stanley Idaho

Stanley Idaho

If you have never experienced the majesty of Stanley, ID well, to say the least, you are missing out. The beauty that encompasses you is outstanding; between the Sawtooth Mountains, Redfish Lake, and the Salmon River you are never left wondering, “What is there to do?” Listed below you will find a list of things to do while visiting the stunning Stanley, ID:  

Top Safety Tips for White Water Rafting

Top Safety Tips for White Water Rafting

The first time you get into the water each season is always the best feeling. It’s a great activity for all ages and offers a wide range of difficulty levels. It is important to hire a proper guide who is knowledgeable in all areas of white water rafting. Having a guide will help in any tips and tricks, but to help you get started here are some good tips:  

Why choose a River Shuttle Service?

Shuttle to Stanley Idaho

If you are looking to partake in some outdoor fun this summer, then you don’t need to look far to add river rafting to the list of things to do, especially in Idaho. Whether you are a person that has lived in Idaho all of your life, or if you are visiting for the summer, river rafting is something that should be experienced. But where does a person start when looking to partake in river rafting? Some of the areas that can be explored include areas in Stanley, Boise, and the Payette River and each presents its own challenge in terms of getting there and getting back.

The Different Rivers that Idaho has to Offer

Idaho Rivers

As mentioned in our previous blog, Idaho is a state of many different outdoor activities. With its many outside activities, it is especially known to have some of the best whitewater the world can offer. There are many different rivers in this state that people travel to from all over just to get a shot at some great class 4 and class 5 rapids. If you’re looking for something fun to do this summer, let Caldwell Transportation show you just how much fun you can have by rafting a river.

Choosing the Right River to Raft

If you’re excited for some outdoor fun this summer, you don’t need to go far in Idaho. Since Idaho is well known for its outdoor activities in the summer, there have been plenty of books written and websites built around some of the great things to do when the weather gets nice. One of the great things is that weather is starting to get nicer and the days longer. That means that things like fishing, hiking, and rafting are just around the corner.

Things to Know Before Going White Water Rafting

So this summer, you’re planning on trying whitewater rafting for the first time! You’re excited but, at the same time, you’re not sure what to expect. After hearing it from your buddies and us here at Caldwell Transportation so many times, you have decided to experience this first hand. The only problem is that you have no idea what you’re doing.

Caldwell Transportation has Whitewater Fever

As our last blog implied, we’re pretty excited that spring is here and that we’re only weeks away from tasting the whitewater of the Salmon, Payette, and Boise Rivers. If you’re an experienced whitewater enthusiast, then Idaho really is the place for you. With miles of whitewater to tear up, there isn’t another place in the world that offers some of the great views, towns, and water sports than Idaho.

Spring is Here and so are River Shuttles!

Spring is here, time to think about river rafting

Today marks the first official full day of spring, which also means that rafting season is just around the corner. We hope you’ve been preparing as much as we have for the season to start, as we’re eager to get up to our favorite spots like Stanley and raft the Salmon River. As some of you know, we offer a Stanley river shuttle to anyone willing to brave the awesome rapids on the Salmon River during the summer season.

That Time of Year is Fast Approaching

The time of year when the snow melts and turns into the flowing, and eventually raging, rivers of Idaho is fast approaching. Ok, so we know it is still a ways off, but realistically, we’re about a month away from it technically being spring. And with spring comes summer, which will spell white water fun from the many popular river destinations that Idaho has to offer.

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