Day 1: Boise to the Ranch
Pick up your rental car in Boise, Idaho, and drive to the ranch just outside of Stanley. Saddle up for an hour-and-a-half horseback ride to get a feel for the lay of the land. Fill out the day hiking on a ranch trail, paddling or fly casting on the ranch pond, biking on nearby single track, or simply catching your breath in a rocker on the porch with extraordinary views of the Sawtooth Mountains.
Day 2: Ranch and the Salmon River
Take on some Salmon River whitewater today! Board rafts for a fun and exciting Class IV river run, and say “Yes!” when your river guide breaks out the inflatable kayaks to paddle and play in the smaller riffles and waves.
Day 3: Ranch and Rock Climbing
Try something out of the ordinary and learn new skills on a private introduction to rock climbing in the Sawtooths. Half the fun is the boat ride across Redfish Lake and forest hike that gets you to the rock. As the sun goes down, toast to one of your best days ever!
Day 4: Ranch and Sawtooth Wilderness
Go deep into the wilderness with your naturalist guide on a hike tailored to your interests and abilities. Countless nearby trails lead through wildflower-filled meadows and along mountain streams to alpine lakes and stunning mountain views.
Day 5: Ranch and Trout Streams
Enjoy a half or full day of guided fly fishing on clear mountain waters—rivers, streams, and mountain lakes—where you might be the only angler. Look for a rainbow trout, brown trout, brook trout, or west slope cutthroat on the end of your line!
Day 6: Ranch and... Where Else?
One last cup of coffee, and off you go. If you’re not ready to go home, how about Yellowstone? A bit more fun in Sun Valley? Six incredible days of rafting on the Middle Fork of the Salmon?
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