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America's Wild & Scenic Rivers

American Profile May, 2008

The sun bursts over the edge of white granite cliffs along the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in central Idaho, filling the V-shaped canyon with rays of morning light that shimmer...

The Stay List - 150 Hotels You'll Love

National Geographic Traveler April, 2008

Sense of place . . . With the cadence of a lullaby, these three words neatly sum up the properties celebrated here. To travel well, we believe, is to soak up authenticity. And where we spend the night is part of the picture...

Trips of the Year 2008

Outside Magazine - Trips of the Year 2008 April, 2008

Peter Grubb, founder of outfitter ROW Adventures, once wandered into a French travel agency to buy a ticket to Morocco and unknowingly ended up with one to Algeria instead. It was a fine mistake...

Algeria Adventure

Reading the Rivers

Sunset Magazine March, 2008

A river runs deep in my memory, as it once ran deep in my life--the Skagit River in Northern Washington. As a boy I lived in a small village right on the Skagit. My bedroom faced the river, maybe 100 yards away...

Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth

National Geographic Adventure November, 2007

When planning the adventure trip of a lifetime, the most important decision isn't where to go, but who to go with. To help you pick the right outfitter, we have conducted the world's first authoritative rating of...

Montana by Water

Western Interiors Magazine May, 2007

ROW, based in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, has led river trips internationally and throughout the West since 1979. The company offers several Missouri River expeditions, including a five-day, 60-mile luxury-style camping trip through the protected White Cliffs region between Coal Banks Landing (near Fort Benton) and McClelland Ferry. While providing top-of-the-line amenities and gear, ROW gives guests the choice of riding the easy current in 34-foot canoes similar to those used by early fur traders or boarding 17-foot canoes for a more serious paddling experience...

Reflections on a River

Community Magazine March, 2007

On the first four days on Idaho's Snake River, my 13-year-old son Conner announced that he wished the rafts came equipped with television sets. "You'd have your nature, your water, your excitement, but also a TV in front of you for the boring parts," he stated. I wasn't surprised at his comments. Is a river trip for you? I'm sold, but read on for an unvarnished glimpse of what it's like to live like Huck Finn. Then you decide...

2007 Adventure Planner - Your Best Year Ever

Men's Journal January, 2007

MJ scoured the globe and spoke with hundreds of experts and outfitters to find the world's greatest adventures. A season-by-season guide to the top 50, from swimming with whale sharks on Australia's Ningaloo Reef to heli-biking in Squamish, British Columbia. Article featured ROW's Galapagos Unbound Multisport Adventure.