There are always cancellations. It's nothing new. People apply and get a permit, then they can't get time off or get their group together. Cancellations are the way my friends and I have been running the Main Salmon every summer for the last 12 years. I don't think there's anything unusual going on this summer, other than a low water year that may be scaring off people who are not familiar with the Main Salmon. It's never too low. We'll be on it in mid September.
"We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love....and then we return home."
Australian Aboriginal Proverb