The Middle Fork Salmon trail originates near Boundary Creek and follows the river until it splits at Big Creek, river mile 80. At that point, one branch goes east to the Big Horn Crags; the other west to a plateau high above the towering walls of Impassable Canyon. Unlike the river, the trail does not descend continually and entails elevation challenges that reward hikers with majestic canyon views. Nearly every camp before Big Creek has access to the Middle Fork trail.
During the trip, we will hike to significant points of interest along the river. These hikes are not strenuous and won’t require special gear. You will also have opportunities to take unescorted hikes from camp. Our crew is likely to suggest that you take some time to yourself and get away, find a private vista and quietly appreciate this spectacular wilderness. You won’t have to go far and our guides will help you select a route.