Guided SUP Trips


Join Sawtooth Adventure Company and learn the fastest growing sport in the world.   Sawtooth Adventure Company offers Instruction on our river-specific boards that are stable, safe and easy to learn for all ages and abilities.


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Call (208)721-8772 or email for current conditions and SUP options.

RiverSUP Program Details

Join Sawtooth Adventure Company and learn the fastest growing water sport in the world. This program is instructional in nature and great for active teens and adults. SAC’s river specific SUP boards are designed to be safe, stable and easy to learn.

Meeting Times – Departs upon reservation. Reservations Required.

Location – Sawtooth Adventure Company.   710 Ace of Diamonds in Stanley, Idaho. 

Season – Approx. July 1st – October 1st

Duration – 3-5 Hours

Activity Level – Active

Age Requirements – 8+

Includes – All River SUP Equipment, wetsuit, booties, helmet and PFD. 

What to Bring – Please dress in non-cotton clothing and bring a jacket, sunglasses, sun hat, sunscreen, river sandals or secure footwear.

Cancellation Policy – 50% Deposit required to reserve your trip. This deposit is fully refundable up to 48 hours before your trip.

Why RiverSUP?

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is the fastest growing water sport in the world. The reason…easy to learn, fun core workout and a great way to spend a day on the water. SAC’s SUP Program was designed by SAC owner, Jared Hopkinson. Jared drew from his experience as an ACA whitewater kayak instructor and outdoor educator for both NOLS and the U of Utah Outdoor Program to create a teaching method that works for all ages and abilities.

Can I RiverSup?

SAC RiverSUP program is great for adults and teens looking for an active adventure. Paddlers will learn balance, correct stroke technique, river safety, basic hydrology and rapid classification. Following completion of the RiverSup program students will have adequate knowledge and experience to safely explore Class I and II river sections.

Program Itinerary

1. RiverSUP students will arrive at the SAC headquarters and meet their instructor and receive all SUP and river equipment.

2. SUP students will participate in a ‘dry-land’ clinic where proper skills and technique will be demonstrated and practiced.

3. Following a detailed river-side safety clinic and hydrology discussion, the SUP team will head downstream.

4. SUP instructor will demonstrate and work with students on proper technique and river safety.

5. Students will paddle through mild Class I and II water, explore natural hot springs and take in the world-class Sawtooth Mountain scenery.