Welcome to our River Blog

Consider us your knowledgeable guides both on the river - and online - as we share river rafting adventures and valuable insights about one of Idaho's most stunning and pristine wilderness corridors -- the Wild and Scenic Middle Fork of the Salmon River.

Music on the Middle Fork!

Shades of Grey - Aug 13, 2015

Join us August 13, 2015 for 6 nights of fabulous live music on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River! The band - SHADES OF GREY -  plays an eclectic mix of modern, bluegrass, and acoustic country music.  With a nation-wide fan base, the four band … [Read more...]

Kids on a 6 Day Trip? Really?

Family Fun on the Middle Fork with Adventure Sun Valley

Nature is fantastic for parents' souls - It's even more fantastic for kids' souls! Kids have the time of their life and build amazing memories! ! A 6 day whitewater adventure on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River truly is the PERFECT family … [Read more...]

Brad’s Top 10 Favorites!

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A friend from years ago asked me what I liked best about the Middle Fork.  Folks who know me understand that I bubble over with enthusiasm about this special river, so settling upon a favorite is not easy. However, I love challenges!  Rather than … [Read more...]

Top-Notch Guides

Adventure Sun Valley Guides are Fun!

Adventure Sun Valley guides are top-notch!  They're hand-picked, skilled, experienced and very Middle Fork-knowledgeable....the best! On top of that, their most important focus 24/7 is you, the guest. Adventure Sun Valley crew members take … [Read more...]

Remembering Len Billingslea

ASV Guide Len Billingslea on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River

Len Billingslea, our friend and skilled ASV guide of over a dozen years passed away in July, 2013. Len had been a river guide for over 30 years on the Rio Grand, Salt, Chama and Lower Salmon, but his absolute favorite was the Middle Fork of the … [Read more...]

Our Motor Coach Pampers Guests!

Adventure Sun Valley motor coach

Pampered camping begins before Adventure Sun Valley guests put one toe in the river! We offer complimentary round-trip transportation to and from the Boise Idaho airport in air-conditioned comfort on the Adventure Sun Valley motor coach. All you have … [Read more...]

Ahhh…It’s ‘River Time’

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It may not hit our guests on the first day, but probably on day #2, the lull of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River, sunshine, Idaho mountain wilderness, gourmet meals prepared/consumed riverside,  and hot springs trump our daily frenetic pace.  We … [Read more...]

Great River Guides


ASV Guides Are The Best! More then that....they're awesome guides! The backbone of our terrific service  – without a doubt – is the fact that  Adventure Sun Valley guides are extremely skilled, knowledgeable and professional! … [Read more...]

2013 Snowpack = Middle Fork Fun!

Middle Fork Salmon River Whitewater

Idaho has over 3,000 whitewater miles and is known as the 'whitewater' state.  The glorious Middle Fork of the Salmon River is one of the state's whitewater gems and the 2013 snowpack looks very promising for an excellent season.  Are you ready? … [Read more...]