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The Guide to the Middle Fork and Main Salmon Rivers is a must-have guidebook for your trip down the Salmon. Durable and waterproof, with USGS maps and excellent descriptions of river features.
  • This book covers the entire permitted portions of Idaho's Salmon river, from the Boundary Creek launch site on the Middle Fork to the Carey Creek take out on the Main Salmon.
  • Spiral bound format with full color topo maps on right side and complete text descriptions on the facing page.
  • Color photos highlight some of the river's more famous attractions and features.
  • Excellent mile by mile information on rapids, campgrounds, geological features, historical sites and reference points.
  • The topo maps are the same scale as the original USGS maps. The contour lines and accurate shape of the river really help you keep track of where you are.
  • The maps in this 3rd Edition have been upgraded to show topographic relief shading and more legible text.
  • The high quality waterproof paper really stands up to the soaking it's going to get!
  • The book lists numerous side hikes and interesting features away from the river.
  • There are also info pages on frequently asked questions about boating the river, area geology, archaeology, resources protection and plants found along the river.
Authors: Duwain Whitis & Barbara Vinson
Copyright: 2015 3rd Edition
Size: 9"W x 14"H waterproof paper
Pages: 76
Map Pages: USGS 7.5" color topo reproductions
Scale: 2,000 feet per inch (1:24,000)

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Subject Matter: Guidebooks
Author: Duwain Whitis & Barbara Vinson
Copyright: 2015
Size: 9" x 14"
Pages: 76
Features:
  • Map Pages: USGS 7.5" color topo reproductions
  • Scale: 2,000 feet per inch (1:24,000)
  • Waterproof

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5.0

This is the best river guide for the Main Salmon.

By Byron

from Richland, Wa

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Pros

  • Easy to use while on the river
  • Informative
  • Well Written

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    Comments about RiverMaps Middle Fork & Main Salmon River 3rd Edition Guide Book:

    I tied this guide onto my raft seat and used it constantly. All of the waypoints in the guide matched up exactly with the waypoints on my GPS so I had plenty of warning of approaching rapids and campsites. it is waterproof and well built. It even tells you the best route thru rapids.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Delivery was very prompt and guide arrived in perfect condition.

     
    5.0

    Must have information for floating middle fork of Salmon riv

    By JJ

    from Hamilton Mt

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    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Informative
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        Comments about RiverMaps Middle Fork & Main Salmon River 3rd Edition Guide Book:

        I have previously floated the middle fork. First time was 1985. In U S forest service guide at the time instructions on how to maneuver in various Rapids was included. The "new" FS guide omits them. The River Maps includes them including interesting information on campsites and other interesting sites. You'll want this guide.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Service is excellent as usual

         
        5.0

        A must for Salmon River Trips!

        By Roamindi

        from Nyssa, OR

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        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Easy To Read
        • Informative
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          Comments about RiverMaps Middle Fork & Main Salmon River 3rd Edition Guide Book:

          I used it to help chronicle a rafting trip down the Main Salmon from Corn Creek to Carey Creek. I would recommend it to anyone rafting the Salmon or the Middle Fork of the Salmon River.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Service was excellent, very prompt delivery.

           
          4.0

          A must have for the River of No Return

          By Learned how to flip a boat

          from Lost Fly Rod, USA

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            Comments about RiverMaps Middle Fork & Main Salmon River 3rd Edition Guide Book:

            Alder Creek Rapid description could use two updates. The first being a recommend to scout (it has a blue star on the map but no mention in description) and secondly, the rocks have shifted and the right side is a five foot waterfall!

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