9:30 am- Check into Wild West Rafting office at 906 Scott Street, Gardiner, Montana 59030
10:00 am- Your WWR expert guide takes you to the river! Paddle off at 10:30 or so, after our safety speech and guide introduction!
12:00 pm- Break for a fantastic picnic style lunch on a river island, which includes a lunch roll with either sliced beef, turkey or chicken, potato salad, watermelon, chips, cookie, water and lemonade. (Vegetarian is available upon request.)
12:45 pm- Paddle on for the second portion of your trip.
2:30 to 3:00 pm- Stop for a quick break. Bathrooms are available at a river landing.
4:00 pm-(Option 2. Starts Now!) Arrive in camp! Shower, take a walk, and enjoy photographing the beautiful scenery!
6:30 pm- Gather around the campfire for your Montana style dinner! Your steak dinner includes many tasty sides such as grilled potatoes, asparagus dinner roll, and fruit. Stay up as late as you wish, gazing at the stars, listening to the mountain sounds and enjoying your time breathing in the fresh mountain air!
The next morning…
Wake as early as you wish. This is a great time to take a refreshing morning walk along the river and look for wildlife!
8:30 am- Breakfast is served! Enjoy your pancake, egg and bacon breakfast as the warming sun rises over the mountains!
9:30 am- Load up and we will take you back to Gardiner, where you started your rafting adventure!
10:00 am- Arrive at WWR office, look over your rafting images, say goodbye to your new friends and tell your story!
WHAT TO BRING
1-2 bags per person packed and ready to go for the overnight Stay and the following day. (See Attached List) Those bags are shuttled to your tipi or tent, so when you arrive they will be waiting for you, warm and dry! Pack something to sleep in and warm clothes and shoes for the evening at camp and clothing for the following day. You will have access to a fully equipped bathroom, so pack your personal toiletries. We will be providing the cot, pillows, and sleeping bags for your overnight. You may pack a camera or any item(s) that you might like in camp!
Wild West Rafting provides all of the river gear you might need (water shoes, splash tops, wetsuits, etc.) On the water, we suggest wearing quick drying clothing. Depending on the weather temps swimsuits/swim trunks and water shoes for hot days or fast drying/wicking base layer clothing and warm hat for cooler days. This clothing fits well under a wetsuit if needed.
CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR
- Swimsuits or moisture-wicking T-shirts, pants, shorts, long-sleeve shirts, water shoes/flip flops during your raft trip.
- Sun-shielding hats
- Pants/shorts for camp
- Shoes for camp
- Socks (synthetic or wool)
- Insulating jacket
- In-camp shoes
- Lip balm
- Insect repellent
- Hand sanitizer
- Alcohol or antiseptic wipes
- Spare eyeglasses/contact lenses
- Prescription medications
- Toothbrush, toiletry kit