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Monday, April 27th, 2015
It’s the first week of our trips and the weather looks gorgeous!
90’s during the day and 60’s at night.
We would love to share the beauties of the Canyon with you!
Friday, April 24th, 2015
Dave has some of the most trips in the Grand Canyon with approximately 325 trips to date. That puts him at over 81,000 river miles in the Grand Canyon! That’s like rafting 3 times around the earth’s circumference! Dave is the kindest, most unassuming guide and has been one of our greatest assets as a guide for almost 40 years. He gets along great with both passengers and guides alike. His father Frank was an original own and would be proud of all Dave has accomplished.
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Monday, April 20th, 2015
Our first river trips of 2015 will be launching next week!
We still have limited availability for this season.
Please call to join us on a trip of a lifetime in the Grand Canyon.
Friday, April 17th, 2015
Sleeping in covered wagon is a wonderful option you will have on our 3 night Grand Canyon trip!
Monday, March 30th, 2015
One question we get asked occasionally is “Will my kids be bored?”
Kids love river trips! Water, Rapids, Sand, Sunshine. It is a great adventure for children and teenagers!
Monday, March 16th, 2015
Havasu Canyon is one of the most well known side canyons in the Grand Canyon.
We are able to stop at this beautiful place on out 6, 8 and 12 night trips.
We try to plan at least a few hours here to give you a chance to hike up a ways and relax, swim and enjoy the beauty.
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Monday, March 9th, 2015
Frank Stratton, founder of Tour West, and Sylvan Hart better known as Buckskin Bill in the early 70’s at Five Mile Bar on the Salmon River. Sylvan settled on the Main Salmon River in 1929 and lived there for 50 years. There is a great little museum honoring Buckskin Bill that you enjoy when you raft with us down the Salmon River. Frank founded Tour West in 1969. His family continues to run Tour West. Although both of these great men have passed away their legacies continue.
Monday, February 23rd, 2015
On all our trips we try to make sure you are eating a healthy, well balanced meal.
We also can accommodate those with diet restrictions e.g., gluten free, vegetarian, vegan.
Just make sure you let us know when you book!!
Monday, February 9th, 2015
This is Frank Stratton founder of Tour West. This photo was taken on the Salmon River. He is no longer with us but his family is still running the company over 45 years later. We are all grateful for his love for rivers and for sharing it with his family and so many families and friends all these years!
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Friday, January 30th, 2015
Fishing on the Main Salmon River.
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