REI.com – Article By: MORGAN TILTON//OCTOBER 30, 2018 The nation’s oldest protected waterway is a 104-mile gateway to our past and future The eddy catapults us river left, into a safe zone, and away from the adrenaline-pumping drop. Parallel to our raft, the sweep boat—a 27-foot-long inflatable cargo vessel—isn’t as lucky. The hulk rises several feet […]

Float Your Boat: The Best Whitewater River Trips in America – Mens Journal 2018

The Luxe Whitewater Safari Salmon River, Idaho Most river trips involve a certain amount of effort at the end of each day to unload the boats and set up camp. And, let’s be honest, they also include a bit of “roughing it.” Not so with Far and Away Adventures’ Middle Fork of the Salmon River float. Every […]

Luxury Rafting on the River of No Return, Mens Journal 2018

by Kitt Doucette Central Idaho’s intriguingly named Frank Church–River of No Return Wilderness (named, it turns out, for a home state senator who helped pass the Wilderness Act) fairly spawns superlatives. Including adjacent parks and Forest Service lands, it is home to the largest roadless area in the lower 48. Its official borders run through six different National Forests. And […]

Southwest Magazine May 2018

Design Your Own Getaway.  Specializing in “wilderness luxury” Far and Away Adventures allows you to custom-build your vacation. While most trips take place on or near the Middlefork of Idaho’s Salmon River, the adventures vary from fly-fishing to white water rafting, with age-specific options. Whether you’re an advanced outdoorsman or you prefer hot springs to hiking. Far […]

The Wild & Scenic Rivers Act turns 50

The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act Turns 50! And the Middle Fork Salmon is so much better because of it.   Far and Away’s Steve Lentz remembers traveling the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with his father when toilet paper littered every campsite, rocks were blackened with soot and scattered garbage had to be […]

Try These Yoga Hybrids – Northwest Travel & Life

Yoga and Rafting  Each morning, glampers start with an hour-long yoga class. Whether in a forest or on a beach, owner Steve Lentz promises “the background symphony of water and nature.” Guest instructors have included such celebrities as Mariel Hemingway. “It’s so well received. Far & Away has been offering yoga as part of the […]

Ride the Rivers in Colorado and Idaho – GLOBAL TRAVELER

Highlights of upcoming expeditions in Idaho with outfitters Far and Away Adventures include a selection of luxury Middle Fork trips with safari-style camping on riverbanks, guided backcountry adventures, solar-powered showers and gourmet meals with fine stemware, wines and chef-prepared cuisine. Six-day, five-night itineraries with a maximum of 22 participants include new “sweep boats” fitted with […]

Family travel five: It’s time to treasure nature together – CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Earth Day provides an annual reminder to treasure our natural resources. Here are five ways to appreciate this beautiful planet. 1. Visit a national park. You may already have a favorite, or perhaps you yearn to visit Yosemite or Glacier. This year, the list of possibilities got longer with the addition of seven new parks […]

5 trips even teens will think are cool – SEATTLE TIMES

Whether they suffer from FOMO or just need to relax, these trips are perfect for teens — and the rest of the family. Teens can be a picky lot. But they’re at an age when they will remember family vacations, and great memories can be made. Here are some teen traits and how to accommodate or […]

Floating the mysterious Bruneau River is worth the work – Idaho Statesman

  River guide Sparky Easom yells out commands as the paddle raft with six passengers pinballs through Cave Rapid, one of the first Class IV (expert) rapids on Idaho’s remote Bruneau River. WATCH THE VIDEO A raft on the Bruneau River is framed by steep canyon walls few people see. Paddle raft guide Sparky Easom’s […]