Mountain River Outfitters exceptional backcountry accomodations and gourmet river kitchen insures our clients the best river trip experience available. The truth is that you don't have to rough it to be able to enjoy the beauty and excitement of Idaho's wild and scenic rivers. Let our professional guides pamper you and your family while enjoying the serenity of the canyon and the thrill of the whitewater.
We provide EVERYTHING you'll need except, of course, personal clothing and toiletry items. Our tents are top-of-the-line roomy 3-person models (one for each couple). Each tent includes an additional rain fly and vestibule for the occasional mountain shower. Each guest receives a complete sleeping package which includes a freshly laundred liner and sleeping bag, a camp pillow, and a comfortable 3" thick sleeping pad.
You won't believe you are hundreds of miles from civilization when you sit down to an original MRO menu favorite! Careful planning and attention to detail has allows us a wide variety of menu selections, all of which are unanimous favorites. You'll find our camp cuisine contains a healthy balance of fresh meats, fish and poultry, as well as fresh fruits, vegetables and bread. In addition, each evening meal is preceded by scrumptious hors d'oeuvres, capped off with a dutch oven dessert. We will have plenty of ice to for your favorite beverages to go with these gourmet delights. We offer a flexible menu that varies to reflect our guests' preferences and dietary requirements.
Our river kitchen has been custom-designed for the preparation of gourmet meals that rival their city counterparts. All MRO guides take special pride in food preparation. We have found the dutch oven to be ideal for outdoor cooking and have perfected its use. We also supply dining tables and chairs to make your meal an unforgettable and comfortable dining experience.
Wilderness restroom and shower facilities all our river trips offer different challenges, many years of guiding on these rivers has led us to our own system. THe MRO custom wilderness restroom and shower system with privacy and view a priority. Our mission is providing our guests with the maximum degree of comfort and privacy, while still preserving some of the most pristine wilderness found in the lower 48 states.
Don't forget there is much more to do than just swimming and relaxing when we get to camp. Beach games like frisbee, bocce, washers, cards along with other river games. We also provide a library of books on river lore and history.
Our custom-designed gear boats carry the river kitchen, all the guest camp bags, ice chests, and other camp gear. This allows our guest boats to stay open and free of clutter for a much better ride and a more spacious feeling. Each morning the supply boat is loaded with camp gear, and one of the guides takes the boat to our next camp. At camp each day your guides will immediately provide sun shade and have dinning area ready and chairs available for riverside lounging, playing games or relaxing in the shade. Shortly after arriving at camp your tent will be set up, sleeping pad inflated. Our kitchen and dinning area will be serving your favorite hot or cold drinks - What a life!
I want to personally thank you for the best fishing trip of my family's entire life! Mike was great with my wife and daughter and Jess was truly the master guide, no kidding, on a scale of 1-10 a 20. Thank you for your professional attitude, knowledge, customer service and hospitality.
“Brenda, I wanted to drop a note to tell you how much my family enjoyed our recent rafting trip down the Salmon River. From the gourmet meals to the "deluxe" accommodations to the exceptional transportation, the trip was unparalleled. ”
"We have done 2 rafting trips with MRO, one 2 day trip and one 5 day trip. Both were amazing experiences. I highly recommend MRO if you’re looking for the personalized experience we were looking for. They definitely delivered!"
"We just got back from a three day trip and what a blast we had. I would highly recommend MRO. Our guides were exceptional. They were professional, knowledgeable, helpful and amazing at what they do. It was a great vacation. Thank you for making our vacation one we will never forget."