ASV TEAM

MEET THE ASV GUIDES AND STAFF

Our team of hand-selected licensed professionals have been working together for over a decade and we provide them with everything they need to take excellent care of you and ensure your trip is fun and safe and creates memories you’ll cherish forever. They are there for you, no matter what you need, with caring, concierge service in the heart of the United States’ most rugged, pristine wilderness. Some call it “glamping,” but we say we provide “Pampered Camping™” to describe our commitment to catering to you and ensuring your comfort. We always go the extra mile, when you book with us, from the moment we pick you up in Boise in our Free Airport Shuttle for the ride to Stanley Idaho, while you’re on the Middle Fork enjoying your adventure, to the moment we return you to Boise. It’s our goal to ensure that you don’t have to lift a finger, and your experience exceeds your expectations in every way!

brad frei

owner

I am Brad Frei, the owner and host at Adventure Sun Valley. I was raised on a family farm in the shadows of the Frank Church Wilderness and became an avid…

melody frei

owner

I am Melody Frei, Brad’s wife and partner in this wonderful business and the mother of our four great kids. While you might not see me on the river…

DIANA MAGLOTT

operations director

I am Diana Maglott and I am so excited to be working with each and every one of you to ensure all aspects of your exciting adventure run smoothly…

john mortimer

lead guide

I am John Mortimer and I have been raft guiding trips from North Carolina to Costa Rica for the past 20 years. In all those travels, I find the Middle Fork…

justin morris

guide

This is my seventh season as a guide on the Middle Fork of the Salmon. Of all the rivers I have guided and spent time on, the Middle Fork is my favorite…

elliot nelson

guide

I am Elliot Nelson and while I am from Texas, I have spent my summers on the Middle Fork of the Salmon since I was 10 years old. Each season I look forward…

dawson palm

guide

I am Dawson Palm and I have been rafting on the Middle Fork of the Salmon since 2013. Like many of the other guides, it started with a pleasure trip…

connor swersey

guide

I am Connor Swersey and I grew up in the small town of Salmon, Idaho – in the heart of the Frank Church Wilderness….

joey hobson

guide

I am thrilled to be returning to guide on the Middle Fork of the Salmon for my sixth season, the fourth with Adventure Sun Valley and this guide team…

Meg matheson

guide

My name is Meg Matheson and I began guiding on the Main Salmon River in 2017, where I developed my technical whitewater skill and a deep respect…

Cody Frei

guide

I am Cody Frei and I grew up in the modest town of Grangeville, Idaho. Growing up in Idaho I have always been very spoiled by its opportunity…

rick bidwell

transportation

My name is Rick and I manage Adventure Sun Valley’s fleet of trucks and trailers that transport our boats, gear and guides to the river each week…