River Guiding

Tad Jones | River Guide

Tad Jones worked for Canyons for many years before taking on his career as an architect. Tad is a licensed Lead Boatman on the Middlefork of the Salmon, Main Salmon, and Hell's Canyon Section of the Snake River and is licensed on the Selway River of Idaho. Tad has over 20 years of river experience & occassionally takes a break from architecture to guide a few trips for Canyons in the summer months. Canyons runs the Middle Fork of the Salmon and the Main Salmon Rivers in the heart of the Frank Church Wilderness area in Central Idaho. The Frank Church is the largest wilderness area in the lower 48 states. The Main Salmon River is the longest undammed river in the lower 48 states. Please click the logo below to learn more about Canyons River Company.

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Boundary Creek Launch Site
Boundary Creek Launch Site

Tad Jones | Running the Sweep Boat
Tad Jones | Running the Sweep Boat

Looking downriver from the Sweep Boat
Looking downriver from the Sweep Boat

Cooking at Ship Island Camp.
Cooking at Ship Island Camp.

Bruce Rumbaugh.
Bruce Rumbaugh.

Bruce Rumbaugh | A clean line through Tappan Falls.
Bruce Rumbaugh | A clean line through Tappan Falls.

Kayaker low bracing in Tappan Falls.
Kayaker low bracing in Tappan Falls..

Tad | Hula dancing!
Tad | Hula dancing!

Looking up the canyon towards Flying B Ranch.
Looking up the canyon towards Flying B Ranch.

Veil Falls.
Veil Falls.

Les Bechdel.
Les Bechdel.

Tad and Karma.
Tad and Karma.

Taking on a wave in the Paddle Raft.
Taking on a wave in the Paddle Raft..

Bridge at Waterfall Creek.
Bridge at Waterfall Creek.

Pack Bridge at the Confluence with Big Creek..
Pack Bridge at the Confluence with Big Creek.

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