Salmon River Shuttles

Tips for a Successful Trip on the River

Salmon River Shuttles_Listen to your river guide

Since we love to run river shuttles for our customers, we know a thing or two about being on the river. Although we’re not experienced guides, we still think it’s important that everyone knows a little bit about the river they are about to raft. It is also important to note that we are very big on safety to ensure that no one gets hurt.

Get on the River this Summer!

River Rafting in Stanley

If you are looking for a little more excitement this summer, or if you’re looking for outdoor adventure, then look no further than Stanley, Idaho. Stanley offers many activities for those seeking outdoor adventures including hiking, backpacking, and river rafting. At Caldwell Transportation, we know a lot about the river fun up at Stanley, as we’ve been running a river shuttle to and from that location for quite some time. Over years of experience, we know a thing or two about getting people to and from Stanley safely.

3 Awesome Things to do in Stanley

3 things to do in Stanley Idaho

If you’ve never taken the trek to the Sawtooth range and have been in the area of Stanley, Idaho, then you’re missing out. Stanley is one of Idaho’s premier destinations for outdoor enthusiasts and attracts a yearly crowd from all over the world. With world-class river sports, outdoor activities like camping and hiking, and great scenery, there is no questioning why people love it up there.

Summer Fun in Stanley, Idaho

Middle Fork River Rafting

If you have ever spent a summer in this fine state that we call home, then you’ll be well aware of all the summer fun and activities that Idaho has to offer. Depending on where you live, there are a lot of things to do in terms of water sports just a short distance away. If it’s mountains you like, then there are plenty of areas to hike and have a good time outdoors.

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?

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.

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.

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