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“It was the highlight of our vacation!” … Year after year, wave after wave, this is our most frequent compliment

In Memory of Ian Lynch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRsWHlUK6No On the afternoon of June 25th, guide and shuttle driver Ian Lynch passed away. Ian worked for Dave Hansen Whitewater for over five years and was a staple in the Dave Hansen Family. Hundreds of guests had the opportunity to...

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Wedding Parties on the Snake

Bud and Kelly, Dave Hansen Whitewater owners, were married in Jackson, WY a few years ago. With all their family and friends coming in to town, they wanted to provide an activity for their guests to partake in. They scheduled a rafting trip for their group and it...

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A Jackson Hole Winter Through Guide Ryan’s Eyes.

Closing weekend does not necessarily mean the end of ski season for many locals, and I especially felt that way this year. With all the snow up high, I wanted to get back to my January goal of skiing the “High Country” in Grand Teton National Park. The month of March...

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Office Gal, Campbell, hits the river for her first time!

As a new employee here at Dave Hansen, I got the opportunity to experience both the scenic float and whitewater trips last week! They were both so much fun but also very different. I was not nervous at all in the beginning of the scenic trip. I knew it was going to be...

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What if I have a disability or am pregnant?

Feel like a medical condition or allergy may hold you back? Don’t jump to conclusions! A whitewater adventure or scenic float down the Snake River may be just what the doctor ordered. If you’ve got the go ahead from your doctor or medical professional, give us a call...

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What to Wear: River Rafting Edition

So, you’ve booked your amazing whitewater adventure down the beautiful Snake River and now you’re wondering… “What the heck am I supposed to wear for this?!” Have no fear, it’s not hard at all! Here are some tips to help you be the most comfortable while tearing...

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The Few, The Proud, The Snake River Swim Team

Over here at Dave Hansen Whitewater, we have a super-secret, uber-exclusive, invite-only club for the most extreme and adventurous rafters out there. Just kidding… but we do have something pretty darn cool if we may say so ourselves – The Snake River Swim Team, and we...

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What’s the Difference: 8-Man v. Standard Rafts

We get this question all the time, what’s the difference between a standard raft and an 8-man raft? And, additionally, what’s the best fit for my group? I’ll attempt to help clear that up. All aboard the standard raft, everyone welcome! This raft seats 10-16 people,...

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What Trips Do We Offer?

At Dave Hansen Whitewater we offer a few different river trips down the beautiful Snake River. There’s the 8-mile whitewater adventure, 13-mile scenic float, 16-mile combo, and 21-mile combo. Each trip is unique, beautiful, and great for the whole family. Year after...

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Rafting Jackson Hole Blog

Jackson Hole Summer Activities for Families

Trip Advisor Reviews

  We (two 30-something couples) chose to do the 16-mile Scenic/White Water combination trip in an 8 person raft in mid-August 2018. It was a blast! Checking in was a breeze. As it was 45 degrees at check in, and only a degree or two warmer...More

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