Video loading...

Guides Reflect on a Lifetime of River Running and Wilderness Exploration

Heading out the door? Read this article on the new Outside+ app available now on iOS devices for members! Download the app.

In the heart of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, four guides on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River explore the tributaries of this mighty river. The Frank Church Wilderness spans 2.5 million acres and has hundreds of surprises for those willing to search. This trip allowed Seth Dahl, Kyle Smith, Todd Richey, and Mike Bond to reevaluate what makes the guiding lifestyle so remarkable. Hint: it has something to do with wilderness. Find more from Big Cedar Media on their website and Instagram