Rafts and Personal Watercraft

The foundation to a great river trip

The MRO Advantage

The use of our gear boats us to bring a higher level of overall trip quality to our clients. Because of our system you will have more river time, this includes extra stops for hiking, history, fun and games. 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. The supply boat arrives well ahead of the guests. Upon your arrival at camp each day, you'll find the site completely set up, even your tent will be up, sleeping pad inflated and hot or cold drinks will be waiting. What a life!

    • Stand Up Paddle Boards

      Stand Up Paddle Boards are becoming everyone's favorite. MRO has been providing our guests this great new option for several years, are guides will help you learn how to paddle around in the calm water around camp our show you how to navigate small to medium sized rapids with ease. These are also great for fishing around camp or just relaxing on as you admire the setting sun.

    • Center Frame (Oar Boats)

      Our most popular and versatile client boat for several reasons. These 16 foot "self bailing" rafts offer great comfort and plenty of excitement. Your guide can navigate this boat without the help of a paddle crew, however 2 or 4 paddlers are ussually appreciated when smashing through the larger rapids. This raft is ussually a 4 to 6 person craft.

    • Inflatable Kayak

      Also reffered to as a "duckie", these 1 or 2 person kayaks let you challenge the river on your own. Enjoy the solitude of floating alone, many guests enjoy reclining between rapids and gazing at the spectacular scenery. Don't worry if you have not had kayaking experience our guides will assist you on what to do and give you basic paddle skills needed to adventure behind one of the guided boats through the whitewater. Inflatable kayaks are available for everyone on all of our trips so you can take turns enjoying the ride. We recommend you request a kayak for yourself or family if this is your preffered craft for your adventure.

    • Stern Frame Paddle Raft

      A great way to get the most out of every wave on the river. Be part of the crew and grab a paddle to help maneuver our sporty 15 foot rafts. Your guide will instruct you on how and when to paddle as they sit on the rear of the raft with oars that give them plenty of control as you propel the boat through the crashing waves.

    • Jet Boat

      Take an adventure on one of our jet boats for a memorable ride through the heart of the Frank Church Wilderness, where photo opportunities seem to be everywhere as you pass through the beautiful Salmon River canyon. The jet boat captain will stop at some of the historical sites along the way, sharing knowledge about the Native American Tribes, the gold rush and mountain men that lived here. Our clients will be encouraged to enjoy many of the pristine white sandy beaches of the Salmon River where you can swim or relax. We journey up the Salmon to historical homesteads of the famous Buckskin Bill and Polly Bemis.

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