"What just might be the best commercial rafting company in North America. The trips are spectacular beyond description, the guides are the best of the best, the food is incomparable, and the customers are treated like royalty."
To all our past and present guests - Thank You! At the end of every year we sift through the emails and the photos from all of you and it never fails to give us goose bumps, it never fails to make us happy (and a little sad), and it never fails to remind us of the power and beauty of our wild places and, even more importantly, of the unique and remarkable people we are lucky enough to spend time with on the river every season. So, with your continued support, wonderful personalities, and adventurous spirits we will continue to keep and attract the best guides anywhere. We will continue to reshape the way river travel is run and to work towards setting the standard in trip quality and environmental responsibility. And we will continue to run rivers and add adventures that are the best in their class and that are off the beaten path. To all past and present guests a huge - "THANK YOU!" For those who have not been on a rafting trip with us below are some highlights and then a rolling list of testimonials as they come in from our guests. You can also check out TripAdvisor.com and Yelp.com for even more. Enjoy!
5"It was certianly a great time on the river! I thank you for making it all so good, especially for my family. You are all so much fun to be around. I was amazed by the set-up you all provided. A special thanks to Pete for running such a great company, hiring great people and maintaining a laid back attitude. Kudos. Also thank you for being such a competent guide, keeping us afloat isn't easy in all situations, but you did it. The area was full of wild beauty and you knew so many answers to my questions. I definitley respect the knowledge people gain about their area. The trip was the best graduation gift I could ever get. You guys rock! Have a sweet summer.
5"Pete, what a great trip, you are a class act, the wine and cheese was fabulous and the food has been the best I've ever experienced on a river trip. The Salmon River was the second most beautiful river I've rafted, next to the Grand Canyon. Also it was very challenging. Will be pretty disappointing to go down the Kern after this trip.
Will have to do the Scott next time we are up there. Many thanks again, cannot wait to go up there again! Cheers, Lynne
5"Erik- Thank you for such a great time. We really enjoyed our time with your crew on and off the river. What a great experience, I will definitely be recommending this company to anyone who is interested in this sort of adventure. I would have loved to do Last Chance and Freight Train over and over again, those were the best! Thanks again! Take care. Whitney Turner
5"It was a great trip. Haley said it was one of her favorite vacation trips ever. We'll definitely do another trip in the future. Your whole staff and crew was great, it made the trip that much better. "
5"Hi Pete, I just wanted to touch bases with you and thank you for the incredible Cal Salmon/Scott trip this last weekend. The Salmon at 3000 cfs was a very different river from 3 years ago at a much lower flow, and the Scott at 1000 cfs was very technical and fun as hell! Erik did a great job on the oars as always, and Schuler rapid in particular was long, complex, and very challenging. The food was extraordinary, the camping deluxe, and all the other guests fun to be with. And I even got all my final exams all graded (I finished this at the Weed Motel 6 Monday evening)!! Next up for me is Moss Canyon/Rossasco Ravine on the north Yuba in 2 weeks, then a bunch of stuff in Colorado culminating with Gore Canyon (with AVA) in early August. With regard to the Middle Owyhee next year: Easter in 2011 is April 24, so I will have April 16 (Sa) - April 24 (Su) as my spring break. So hopefully you will run a trip on the MO during that time. If you do, I can guarantee you I will go on it barring unforseen circumstances (it would be best if it would not start right ON the 16th or end right ON the 24th, so I could have at least a day to travel each way). Also, I would like to go on the Chilko-Chilcotin-Fraser trip sometime in the future if you could schedule it to end prior to Aug. 12, but that trip is probably more likely to work for me 2 years from now rather than next year. Thanks again, and I hope for your continued success, and success with all of your future plans for Momentum. I think that it is terriffic that you are always pushing the envelope, trying new things. I hope you don't work too hard though. Take care, Paul Kryder
Thanks for yet another great week of rafting! I'm always impressed with your business and how hard you work to learn and grow and make it better--congratulations! You have put together a special group of people and create some wonderful experiences for the rest of us--thank you.
5"Thank you so very much for one of the best water experiences I have ever had. As an avid open ocean sailor, I get adrenaline rushes very often while on the water. However, this ranks up there with the best of all of the sailing I have done. Beyond your expertise and concise instruction, your overall customer interaction and service was something I have never experienced before in any environment. This, along with the gourmet culinary skills, has me already considering my next trip with your company. I am even considering guide school after law school, so long as Pete isn't sitting there on the shore (as he likes to do) laughing.
Once again, thank you!
5"Hello lovely people! Jack and I loved our adventure and have already told folks your trips are a must, esp living in Ashland. I made the mistake of looking on Youtube at what can go wrong in Class V rapids, and was quite scared on the drive down, but not once - not even one time did I feel scared in the water. We were having so much fun that I couldn't stop laughing out loud every time we went through a rapid... all thanks to your guides' emphasis on safety, their skill set and knowledge base. I have a tremendous amount of respect for all of you and your experience reading the water. Also, the food was dreamy; healthy, organic energy food made us all happy :) Thank you so much - we will be back!
5"We had an amazing time as well! We may be back next year for my bachelor party, I got engaged the day we got back from the trip.
- Thank you, Phillip Leonard
5"I had an amazing three days on the Cal Salmon and Scott. The service, the food, and the friendships were all wonderful. And the rivers, the rivers were spectacular! I especially loved "airplane" rapid on the Salmon. Thank you so much.
5"Pete, I speak for all of us. We had a wonderful trip. We are going to Raft the Kern next month,( a little less of a drive)! Do you have the video of our trip? We are anxious to check it out. You guys did an awesome job and we'd love to raft with you again sometime soon! Let me know about the video or pix?! Thanks Again for making our trip so special. Sue Dell
5"Thanks for you everything, especially your sincere genuine hospitality, we had great time and I would love to come again for sure. -Shar" - Shar
5"What really stood out above all was your commitment to safety. The river was BIG and all the measures you had in place to make us feel safe made the trip that much more fun..."
5"Once again - you guys rock!!! Thanks for a terrific time. Just a question, though. Which outfitter of the 2 to go with if we decide to do Cherry Creek? Know there are 2 - which would you guys trust? Any hints as to where to stay or best time to go? Looking at you for this info especially Anthony. Thanks - Anne, Chris and Kris"
5"Hi Anthony, thanks for your e-mail. We are back in Germany since yesterday. Yes! The rest of our holiday was great. But the rafting-trip with the momentum-team and you as our guide was the best we did.
I told you that I always felt safe during the trip..and that is the absolute truth. So I have to say: Thank you very much!!! Give my regards to your team
All of you take care Charlie
We thoroughly enjoyed our rafting expedition with you, Alan. You were a superb guide - especially in the area of safety. It was especially nice to hear your stories about what it was like growing up on the river - your summers with your grandparents - how the river and the quiet and solitude of the area drew you back to your roots. When Daniel and I are next in the area we will be sure to book another tour with Momentum and you can rest assured that we will specifically ask for you to be our guide.
5"From the pre-trip checklist, to arrival at camp, every spot along the river, and until I left camp, Momentum made my trip a memorable experience. This was my third river-rafting trip and nothing compares to my experience on the Salmon. First rate guides made the experience memorable by being very personable, sharing their rafting and local knowledge, as well as ensuring a safe trip through some insane rapids. I didn't realize how intense the rapids were until I saw the pictures of me under many 3 foot walls of water."
5"Thanks Erik. The feeling is mutual. Great job of guiding. It was obvious that our group had the best and most aggressive guide Larry
5"Awesome trip- the best and most consistent whitewater we have run since the Apurimac in Peru. Couldn't ask for better guides- everyone was really friendly, helpful and very safety-conscious. And the food... and the wine-tasting...YUM!"