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After a decade of guiding on Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon, Matador Ambassador Henry Munter puts together a gallery of his old stomping grounds.

HAVING LEFT BEHIND my native Idaho this summer in exchange for the long days and abundant whitewater of Alaska, I’ve had occasion to reminisce about the last few years of guiding in the Wilderness of Central Idaho, on the Middle and Main Forks of the Salmon River. Here is a collection of images that capture the essence of the place to which I will always return.

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About The Author

Henry Munter

Henry Munter spends his winters as a heli-ski guide in the for Chugach powder guides based out of Girdwood, Alaska and his summers guiding rafts for Nova Alaska River Runners. During the Spring and Fall he chases whitewater around the world with his wife Kelly. Henry is a Epiquest featured athlete and guide. More of his work can be found here.

  • Melinda Boumans

    For Ben B. Higgs and Nick Higgs.

  • Barb Savage

    An article by Henry, my son, whose photography, I have to say, is wonderful.

    • Susan Savage

      How beautiful!

    • Katrena Engstrom

      Sitting in New Haven, wondering why!

    • Diane Daniels

      Great picture he took.

  • Alton Jones


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