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2021, Anniversary, Boise River, Boise Whitewater Park, community, History, Idaho, paddlesports -

In 1987 Jo, Stan and their firefighting buddy Jim Ciardelli incorporated Idaho River Sports. They began by running the business out of Jo's garage in Boise's North End neighborhood. Jo and Stan pretty quickly moved the shop to historic Hyde Park and were a mainstay of business in Hyde Park for over 20 years before purchasing the then Pleasanton Ave. location. Now the aptly named Whitewater Park Boulevard.  Even before Idaho River Sports was founded thirty-five years ago in Boise's North End, Jo and Stan were avid outdoors enthusiasts. Jo and her family began camping, rock hunting and rafting when she was young. From the...

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Boise River, Idaho, Kayak, News, Paddle, Raft -

Conditions in the South Fork Boise river canyon section from Danskin Bridge to Neal Bridge have changed significantly the week of August 4th, 2014.Because of heavy rains, several new rapids have formed from multiple debris flows into the river. The new rapids present significant hazards and require advanced whitewater skills. The shuttle for this run is complicated since the road is still closed via Blacks Creek to the south (major washout). However, you may be able access Neal Bridge from the north via Prairie by the weekend. Call the Mountain Home Highway District: 587-3211 for updates on road conditions.Also, flows...

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