We specialize in putting together custom, charter, luxury camping, and private trips – it is one of our passion’s. And it’s easier than you think – You choose the river… You choose your companions… And we make it happen. Now is a great time to look at the possibilities for... learn more
Welcome To Momentum River ExpeditionsWorld-Class Idaho, Alaska, Northern California, & Oregon Rafting & Adventure Travel Vacations
We are a small guide owned and operated company offering whitewater rafting in Oregon, Northern California, Idaho, Alaska and beyond – including trips from our home in beautiful Ashland Oregon. You will enjoy world-class river and adventure travel trips in small groups with unparalleled personal service, a handcrafted quality and attention to detail, organic meals, and one of the most experienced (and friendly) guide staff’s in the world. We offer trips ranging from mild to heart pounding, from half-day trips to 9-day wilderness adventures; most are off the beaten path, and all offer incredible whitewater and scenery. Whether you’re a first-timer or an experienced paddler, join us for a river trip like no other!
Our Commitment to Wild RiversWe Love and rely on wild places and are deeply committed to their protection
- 12 days (11 River Days) | Late June – Late August | Class III / IV | Gateway: Juneau, Alaska
An epic journey back to the ice age down a river forgotten by time. A trip through the Earth’s biggest non-polar ice cap and the world’s largest protected wilderness area - It has been called one of the last truly wild river systems & National Geographic named it the world’s #1 river trip.learn more
- 2 or 3 days | Mid June - Sept | Class IV+ | Gateway: Ashland / Medford Oregon (MFR)
A Sunset Travel Award Finalist & Named as one of “Ten Once-in-a-Lifetime Cascadian Journeys” by Portland Monthly - Combine rafting big summer flows down rapids over a football field long, a comfortable ‘safari style’ backcountry camp (think glamping), & options for mountain biking, running, and inflatable kayaking - there is no trip like it in the U.S.learn more
- 6 days | Mid June – Mid September | Class III / IV | Gateway: Boise, Idaho (BOI)
A journey through the largest wilderness area in the lower 48 states on a river with a timelessness and mountain grandeur that is matched by few. It is a multi-sport trip of a lifetime that combines a perfect beach vacation with the solitude, beauty, & excitement of a mountain whitewater river.learn more
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The newest issue of Sunset Magazine is officially out with the travel essay on our Upper Klamath Wilderness Gourmet River Safari trips! We have some cancelation space on our July 20th trip and next years schedule is up. Here is more info on all our Upper Klamath Safari Trips >... learn more
Get away from the crowds, unwind, unplug, and join us on the river this Memorial Day Weekend. With this year’s amazing snowpack we have Memorial weekend trips from 1 day to 4-days in length, mellow to extremely active whitewater, and ‘glamping’ style camping and our normal very comfortable river camps.... learn more
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