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Momentum River Expeditions

#3 of 15 Tours in Ashland
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Address: Ashland, OR 97520
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10:00 - 17:30
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Momentum is a small guide owned and operated company offering whitewater...

Momentum is a small guide owned and operated company offering whitewater rafting in Oregon, Northern California, Idaho and beyond – including trips from our home in beautiful Ashland Oregon. You will enjoy world-class river and adventure travel trips in small groups with unparalleled personal service, a handcrafted quality and attention to detail, organic meals, and one of the most experienced (and friendly) guide staff’s in the world. We offer trips ranging from mild to heart pounding, from half-day trips to 9-day wilderness adventures; most are off the beaten path, and all offer incredible whitewater and scenery. Whether you’re a first-timer or an experienced paddler, join us for a river trip like no other!

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We had a perfect trip on the Rogue with Momentum. Everything about it exceeded our expectations. Mike was a fantastic guide- kind, funny, patient, responsive, communicative, and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a perfect trip on the Rogue with Momentum. Everything about it exceeded our expectations. Mike was a fantastic guide- kind, funny, patient, responsive, communicative, and knowledgable. He made sure we were comfortable and safe over the three days. The food was excellent, the gear was in great shape, the cutting boards were exquisitely creative, and the lodges were... More 

Thank meredith1722
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

3 day simply awesome trail run along the Rogue River in Southern Oregon.This was a superb way to enjoy the outdoors trotting along a well maintained,gentle trail,complete with stunning view of the river and its gorges,complete with wild flowers. But it was really the very helpful trail guide,Carly and 2 rafting guides Craig and Dove,who made the trip,with their humour,knowledge... More 

Thank AnnabelChisholm
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our experience with Momentum.We had an amazing 4 night/5 day trip on the lower Owyhee river. We were so happy to find out they had honored our trip even though we were the only people that had booked those dates. They could have tried to move our dates or canceled our trip but they put their customers first... More 

Thank Samantha H
Corvallis, Oregon
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I want to start by saying how grateful our group of three was for Momentum honoring our trip even though we were the only group that book for the dates we chose. We were essential given a private trip for the price of a group trip. They could have easily canceled our trip or tried to move our dates. This... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This is a river with no dams or water controls that can only be rafters under very specific conditions. With class V+ rapids it is exciting but also extremely remote, with zero cell service or ability to reach the outside world. Only a few thousand people have ever actually rafters the river in all of human history. It's quite spectacular... More 

Thank akdouglas
Ashland, Oregon
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Quality guides. Good food. Good communication. Just all around professional and competent. Makes for a safe and fun trip.

Thank pikaia33
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This is a first rate, professionally run company. All of the guides go out of their way to make all of the guests feel welcome. The food is a wonderful surprise. It is amazing what gastronomical delights are possible in such remote locations.

Thank Erica W
Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

My wife and I went rafting with Momentum as part of an anniversary trip to CA and OR. We pretty much had the Upper Klamath to ourselves on a beautiful Saturday in late September. Just the two of us with Tyler, our guide. Tyler was experienced, informative, and friendly - probably the best guide we have ever had. We had... More 

Thank tanager992016
Washington, DC
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My rafting group (actually, a bunch of middle-aged city-slickers who pretend we are younger than we actually are) has been hitting America's best whitewater for the past 20 years. To celebrate our 20th year, we rafted the Rogue Wild and Scenic River with Momentum. They were fabulous. (And since our motto is "liberty, fraternity, luxury," we have high standards. We... More 

Thank Entrada_Regatta
Wash., DC Area
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A group of friends and I (10 in all) just finished a three-day rafting trip down the Rogue River with Momentum. The guys at Momentum were fantastic. Andrew and Cooper guided the boats, made camp, and prepared all meals on our trip. They were engaging, highly knowledgeable, and super nice. The meals were fantastic, and the camp sites were also... More 

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