Momentum and Our Environment

Rafting Oregon, Northern California, Idaho, and beyond...




  • Small Trips, unparalleled personal service, and a greater experience
  • A small company committed to amazing trips & our wild places
  • Safety: All our guides have a minumum 8 years of experience leading trips around the world.
  • Excellent meals featuring local and organic produce & products
  • All inclusive - all camping gear included if needed (ultra-comfortable 3" sleeping pads).
  • Most importantly - we are friendly, we love what we do, and it shows!
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The Wilderness of Eastern Oregon's Owyhee River

Momentum and Our Environment

We love and rely on the natural environment and are deeply and actively committed to its protection. Our river trips feature organic meals, wonderful guides, and are a great way to support and become immersed in these wild places. We are strong believers in the models set by companies such as Patagonia and believe business can inspire solutions to the environmental crisis.

Some of the causes we support:

  • Carbon Neutral Rafting
    We believe there are countless benefits to visiting our incredible wild areas - that’s why we are here! However the global warming gasses emitted when we travel help to threaten the very areas we are traveling to. So what can we do? Well, we are proud that our rafting trips have inherently low carbon emissions (carbon dioxide is a greenhou...
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  • Local and Organically Sourced Food
    We Serve local and organic food -    We are proud to prepare and feature as many local and organically sourced products as possible on all our rafting trips.  You can read about many of our favorite partners, and more about our food here:
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  • Rogue River Keeper / Wild Rogue Alliance
      Rogue River Keeper: We are proud of our wild areas, and we are heartened to know that there are people who will work hard to protect the places we love! We proudly support the community-based efforts of this alliance.  They are a coalition of conservation groups, rafters, anglers, kayakers, bu...
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  • Oregon Natural Desert Association
    Oregon Natural Desert Association: We are duly grateful for their extraordinary continued research and conservation efforts each year! We love getting updates from ONDA about what is happening over in the stunning, remote wilderness of Central and Eastern Oregon (home of the unmatched Owyhee River).  Their research...
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  • Leave No Trace
    Leave No Trace: When it comes to our core values, we can't think of a better match than Leave No Trace! From the Bigfoot Challenge to Frontcountry Outreach, this organization does it all.  Their main mission is to "Teach People How To Enjoy The Outdoors Responsibly."  We couldn't agree more that this is the key...
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Environmental News From The Momentum Rafting Blog

Rogue River Farm to Fork 4-Day Rafting Trip
A unique and amazing way to experience the world famous Rogue River, experience remarkable artisan meals featuring food and wine from the Southern Oregon region, and support local farming. 4 – Days June 20th ̵...

Help Secure Wild Rogue Protections in this Congress
There is a short window to protect the Rogue river and you can help! Click here to ask your representatives to pass the Wild Rogue Legislation in this congress! The “Save the Wild Rogue” campaign is so close to worki...

One Less Dam on Oregon’s Rogue River!
This Saturday we celebrated the removal of Gold Ray Dam on the Rogue River with a “Victory Float” organized by Rogue River Keepers. It was a foggy and cool but beautiful fall day – the perfect weather to see the &#...