General sign-up information


To secure a trip space, an initial deposit of $600 per person is required You can make his payment by credit card (Visa or Master Card) or by check payable to: Earth River Expeditions. Your deposit should be mailed to the Earth River office (180 Towpath Road, Accord, New York, 12404), along with a completed registration form, signed liability release and signed terms and responsibility release. The hidden link section of the web site (small circled “c” in copyright) includes all the general information you need for the trip. Please fill out the medical form and sign the releases and send them back in the regular mail to the Earth River office (180 Towpath Road, Accord, New York, 12404). The Balance of Payment is due 75 days prior to the trip’s departure and may be paid by check or credit card. For your convenience, we will charge the balance to your credit card 75 days prior to trip departure.


The Magpie expedition includes: Float plane to the river put in. Ground transportation from the take out back to Sept Iles. Farewell dinner, hotel final night.


International air to Sept. Iles, Quebec. Taxi to and from airport to Hotel Sept Iles and other travel related expenses such as, but not limited to: airport taxes or other transportation costs resulting from a deviation from our itinerary are not included. End of trip gratuities (Approx. 8% of trip cost) to the guides is also not included. If you are delayed for any reason (missed flight) and unable to reach Sept Iles by the set meeting time, you will be responsible for any extra hotels and meals and possibly the float plane necessary to catch you up to the trip (an Earth River agent will help you arrange these things). Trip insurance will cover these additional expenses. Leaving a day early and staying in a hotel the night before in Sept Iles is the surest way to avoid problems. 

“Eric Hertz has devoted his life and his company’s resources to saving some of the world’s last great white-water, wilderness rivers.".
"Earth River is the premier river runner in the world. Their staff includes the finest guides to be found."
“Earth River is more than a great whitewater outfitter. Their contributions have made a real difference in our efforts to preserve some of the world's most beautiful rivers in Chile and Canada."
"I want to personally thank Earth River for helping us stop the hydro-electric projects on our land preventing the destruction of one of North America's last great wildernesses.
“I’ve rafted with Eric Hertz down some tough rivers—the Futaleufu in Chile, the Colca in Peru. He's one of the best in the business—obsessed with safety."
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