Category Archives: Minam River

Upper Minam River Packrafting Video

I purchased a GoPro camera this spring with the intent to start making some videos of float trips.  On our upper Minam River float trip, I took lots of video but have had no time to edit it and combine … Continue reading

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Fishing on the Little Minam River August 2012

I found this trip report from last summer that I had nearly completed but never posted on the blog.  On this trip I explored most of the Little Minam River, including an awesome gorge section with many waterfalls that the … Continue reading

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Packrafting with a flight–Minam River Lodge to Minam Motel: May 26, 2013

I know, I know.  I have been neglecting the blog.  I know.  But there has simply been too much work to be done at the Minam Motel to get it up and running these past several months.  Necessity gets in … Continue reading

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Upper Minam Packrafting 2013

I am still swamped with the motel/rafting/guiding at Minam this spring so am still behind. But for now enjoy this trip report from Renee Patrick and Kirk Barnes on our packrafting trip of the Upper Minam River.

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Grande Ronde Steelhead and Minam Operations

I have yet to catch up on my pictures and writing.  Tried installing a new operating on my computer the other day and still haven’t gotten it back fully functional.  Most programs are still uninstalled.  But for those who would … Continue reading

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Packrafting the Minam River from Bearwallow Trailhead: July 27-29, 2012

On my previous packrafting trip into the Minam River two weeks earlier I had tried to talk Jerry into hiking in from the Bearwallow trailhead up to Standley and then down into the canyon a few miles upstream from Red’s … Continue reading

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What the . . . HAIL! July 17, 2012

Sometimes I come up with good ideas for adventures and sometimes I come up with less good ideas.  But I hate to call many of them, even if they go badly off script, bad ideas.  One idea that went somewhat … Continue reading

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Packrafting the Minam River from Red’s Horse Ranch to Minam. First Test for the Baylee River Runner Packrafts: July 14-15, 2012

I have been planning a packrafting trip on the Minam River all winter.  Most float trips on the Minam River begin at Red’s Horse Ranch in the middle because there is a small section of property here that is not … Continue reading

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Hiking the Entire Minam River: July 1-6, 2012

Over this past winter I decided that 2012 would be the year of the Minam River.  I have spent years learning the Wenaha River and Joseph Creek intimately and it is now the Minam River’s turn.  I made an initial … Continue reading

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Minam River-Bowman trailhead to North Minam River to Red’s to Moss Springs trailhead: September 2-5, 2011

For my third hike this fall into the Eagle Cap Wilderness and the Minam River I decided I would do a long hike.  Or an average hike in terms of trails leading to the Minam River in the Eagle Cap … Continue reading

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