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We are an experienced and award winning
Middle Fork of the Salmon River outfitter.

Since 1972, we have run the highest quality river trips possible: well-organized, ecologically sound and meaningful experiences.
We have learned what it takes to make a river trip extra special for you, your friends and your family.

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Zach, Dick, and Joe on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River

Passing the Paddle

Hello Friends of ECHO, On April 1, 2015 a major transition takes place for ECHO. That is the day we (Joe Daly and Dick Linford) pass the ECHO ownership paddle to Zach Collier, ECHO’s long-time general manager. Except for Zach’s radiant smile, you will not notice the difference because the company name stays the same... Read more »

Craig and Sean bartending on last year's trip

ECHO and Bardenay on the Middle Fork

We are partnering with our friends at Bardenay Distillery this summer for our second annual trip down the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. River: Middle Fork of the Salmon, Idaho Date: June 16- 21, 2014 Price: $2,295.00 per person   This will be our classic Middle Fork trip with the addition of exquisite hand-crafted... Read more »

Audrey Gehlhausen | ECHO Guide

Congratulations Audrey – Idaho Guide of the Year

We are proud to announce that Audrey Gehlhausen was recently selected as the “Boating Guide of the Year” by the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association. About Audrey Audrey is one of those guides that guests can’t get enough of. She is smart, funny, charming, and just the perfect amount of quirky. Kids adore her silly... Read more »

Dick Linford

Dick Linford Video and Interview

  • | November 7, 2014

A couple months ago we posted a Video and Interview about the other half of ECHO, Joe Daly. You didn’t think we’d forget about Dick, did you? Here’s our media team’s video about Dick Linford and an interview to get to know him a little better. What initially attracted you to rafting? Dick: I grew... Read more »