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Knowing the Difference Between River Rapid Classes

River Rapids classes

Whether you’re an experienced river raft guide or a beginner when it comes to rafting rapids, you still need to follow the same law when it comes to safety and rapid classification. Because there are so many different types of rapids with different sizes and degrees of difficulty, there needs to be a way to classify them with a ranking system. Without this, people wouldn’t know just how tough a rapid is and be ill prepared for the consequences.

Staying Safe on the Rivers this Summer

Be safe on the Salmon River

Caldwell Transportation is happy to have been operating river shuttles for quite some time now, having shuttled thousands of folks back and forth between the Treasure Valley and some of the best river destinations in the state. Because we are fans of the great outdoors, we love to show first-timers and veterans alike just how awesome summers in Idaho can be. Our river shuttles are responsible for taking our clients to the river and keeping them safe on the road, but unfortunately we can’t be responsible for keeping them safe on the river.

River Season Means River Shuttles

With rafting season making its appearance this summer, there will no doubt be enthusiastic adventure seekers making their way to all the whitewater fun Idaho has to offer this summer. But what do you need to know before going out into the wild? We’re assuming that you have a passion for the outdoors and rafting, but other than that, you’ll need to know your skill level and level of comfort with certain rapids and classes of rapids. If you have this figured out, you may also need to know how to get there.

Take the Jackpot Express this Summer

concert at jackpot

If there is one thing that you can consider a good time, that’s taking a trip across the Idaho/Nevada border and staying in Jackpot for some Vegas-style fun. While it’s nowhere near the size of Las Vegas, Jackpot still offers almost everything you can find in its famous counterpart. The advantage of Jackpot is the fact that it’s closer to Idaho, it’s not as crowded, and way more affordable.

Your Idaho Summer River Fun Guide

Idaho River Rafting Shuttles

With summer right around the corner, it’s no wonder that your typical outdoorsman is already thinking about what rivers need to be rafted this season. Idaho is home to some of the best whitewater in the world, and people from all over the planet will visit Idaho to find their slice of whitewater heaven. So if you already live in the state with some of the best rivers to raft in the country or the world, then congratulations! Now you have to find a way to get there!

How to Find a Reliable Bus for your School

Finding a transportation company that you can trust is an important task that can be stressful. So how do you know you are doing business with a company you can trust?

Luckily, finding this out is a lot simpler than you think. Here are a few steps you can take when seeking a reliable bus for your school:

Summer is coming! Check out the Stanley, Idaho River Shuttle!

Idaho River Adventures

Stanley is a majestic town in Idaho that sits at the base of the stunning Sawtooth Mountains. This small town is a popular destination for avid hikers, mountain climbers, and vacationists that are just all-around outdoorsy individuals that can appreciate the serene beauty Stanley has to offer. This is not a surprising fact because the Sawtooth Mountains contain 42 peaks over 10,000 feet and more than 300 crystal clear high mountain lakes.

Plan your Family Reunion with Ease

Family Reunion and Boise Transportation

When planning a family reunion what is the main problem one might experience? Yes, it is the problem getting everyone there. Transportation can be a hassle for anyone. When you have a dozen or so people trying to make their way to the big event, it might be a little stressful. You want people to show up, right? Well, unfortunately due to the stress that comes with transportation can prevent relatives from wanting to come. It can be pricey too! We’re talking about the transportation costs of family members flying in, along with the possibility of having to rent a car as well.

Shuttle to Jackpot

Have you ever heard of Jackpot? No, not like yay you hit the jackpot type of jackpot but the city Jackpot! Yes, you can hit the jackpot in Jackpot, which is one of the coolest things about the town!

Jackpot is located in Nevada less than 1 mile from the Idaho border on U.S. Route 93. It has a population of 1,195 and has been a popular casino gaming destination for residents of Idaho and other neighboring states since the founding.

Reasons why your school may need to charter a bus

Most people when they think of a bus they envision riding the bus to school as a child. Busses are used on a daily basis to transport children to schools all around the area.

Schools can charter busses through company like Caldwell Transportation. But there’s many more reasons why a school would need to charter a bus aside from needing to get children to school in the morning and back to their homes in the evening.

In elementary, junior high and high school’s there are many activities going on, on a daily basis that can require a bus for the transportation of the students.

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