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.
Jed was born and raised in Bozeman, MT and learned to kayak when he was 13 after hurting his knee skiing. He immediately fell in love with whitewater and learned to guide a raft, turning his passion into a career. Now he guides for us on the Middle Fork of the Salmon. When asked about the Middle Fork,... Read more »
When Audrey interviewed for a job with ECHO, the first half of the interview involved Audrey working to convince Zach and me that we should hire her. The second half involved Zach and me trying to convince Audrey she should work for us. We were sold. She seemed to have some doubts, but we quickly... Read more »
Your vacation has officially started and you’ve arrive in Stanley, Idaho. You make your way to the Mountain Village Resort, but you still have time to kill before the 8:00 PM orientation meeting. You’re hungry. You want to stretch your legs after a long day of travel. You want to get some last minute gear.... Read more »
The snowpack on the Middle Fork of the Salmon is now well above average! Here’s a map that shows the snow water equivalent (% of normal) for each river basin in Idaho. Here at ECHO World Headquarters, we regularly talk to guides, other outfitters, and gear manufacturers and our favorite topic is snowpack. At the... Read more »