The Middle Fork of the Salmon River

Water Treatment for Backcountry Trips

By: Sebastian Munoz, July 30, 2020

Many developed campgrounds and trail-heads often have potable water available. In expedition style river trips or multi day hiking, water treatment becomes important for successful trip planning. You need to...

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Pistol Creek Rapid on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River

Multi-Day Rafting Trip Sanitation Strategies

By: Ellie Friedmann, June 25, 2020

River life is quite different from the 9-5 city workday style, but good sanitation practices do not change between the two. No one wants to remember the trip as “that...

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Hand Wash

Pro Tip: Homemade Hand Wash Station

By: Michael Hughes, May 7, 2020

Hand washing has always been important. It is especially important on extended wilderness trips to prevent passing the "stomach bug" to your fellow adventurers. So remember, wash your hands often,...

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