Now running Husum Falls! Every rafter over the age of 18 on the White Salmon has the option of running the 14' waterfall Husum Falls! Purchase tickets today for an adventure you won't soon forget! This whitewater rafting trip on the White Salmon River is sure to please everyone.
When you arrive at the launch for the White Salmon River, you will be convinced that an exciting day on the river is about to begin. To get down into the canyon, rafts must be lowered on a unique rails system to the river, over 150 feet below! Once in the river, the rapids are consecutive and the current swift. Within seconds, you will face fantastic rapids with such names as "Shark's Fin," "Corkscrew Falls" and "Waterspout."
Guides, instruction, rafts, equipment, wetsuits, shuttle transportation from check-in office to the put-in, and riverside lunch buffet are all included. Lunch will include chicken and steak, served with four bean salad, green salad, and fresh cut watermelon.
Route: BZ Corner to Northwestern Lake. Husum Falls challenge available in July & August only.
10:00 am Daily (April through September)
Please Note: The meeting location for this tour is on the Hood River, 230 miles from Seattle, Washington...65 miles from Portland, Oregon...and 25 miles from Dalles, Oregon.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Is transportation provided? -- A shuttle is provided from the check-in location in White Salmon, Washington to the put-in near Hood River, Oregon. You must provide your own transportation to the check-in location. The meeting location for this tour is on the Hood River, 230 miles from Seattle, Washington...65 miles from Portland, Oregon...and 25 miles from Dalles, Oregon.
Do I have to be able to swim? -- No, everyone wears a Coast Guard approved life jacket. So even in the unlikely event that you take an unscheduled dip in the river, you'll float for a few seconds until you are assisted back onto the raft.
What equipment is provided? -- All of the gear and equipment you will need will be provided. Each guest is issued a life jacket, paddle, wetsuit and a pair of booties for the trip. If needed, a helmet is both required and provided to everyone on the trip.
What size wetsuits do you have? -- Small, child suit sizes all the way up to 5XL grizzly suits are provided. So, no matter what size you are, there is probably a suit to fit you. Also, with 15 sizes of booties, there is sure to be one that will fit you.
What do I have to bring? -- You are advised to bring such things as a towel, a swimsuit or two, an extra t-shirt, an extra fleece top, some sunscreen, sunglasses and some water.
Is rafting dangerous? -- Exciting is a far better description. All adventure sports have an element of risk, which is what makes them exciting. Rafting with professionals, using commercial quality equipment and trained river guides reduces the risks to a minimum.
Are you prepared for an emergency? -- All of the rafting guides are certified for Class lV and class V rivers. In the event of dire emergencies, arrangements can be made to evacuate sick or injured persons at their own expense. Staff members are stressed to prepare for emergencies and in-house training is provided for such emergencies. In addition the extra steps are taken to make sure everyone is prepared for emergencies by such simple things as carrying extra emergency gear on the river.
What about children? -- This trip has a minimum age of 12 provided they are accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Can young adults go alone? -- Yes, if they are 16-18 and the "assumption of risk waiver" is signed by a parent or guardian prior to the trip.
What about food? -- A hearty lunch is served on all trips unless other arrangements have been made. All meals are prepared for you by a professional catering company and served to you fresh and ready to eat. If you don't eat meat you can be accommodated as well.
Enjoy the Ride? Tip Your Guide! -- Many guests ask if they should tip their guide. You should not feel pressured or obligated to give a gratuity, although gratuities are gladly accepted for exceptional guiding. Gratuities have come in the form of beer, pie, and cash between 10-20% like you would tip at a restaurant.
2 Weeks Minimum Advance Booking Required. Tour does not include hotel pick up.
There are no refunds. All sales are final.
If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.
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