I have received some advice on my post... Here are some more details about the trip:
The launch date is February 15th, 24 days on the river, pulling out at Pearce Ferry. We are going with Moenkopi Riverworks for our outfitter. As of right now, the trip cost is ~$1,2500 per person (that includes gear, food and a place to stay before and after the trip, but it does not include a dry suit or the $110 NPS permit). And we are always looking for ways to lower the cost further!
We are aiming to fill the 16 person permit- 7 of those being capable oarsmen for the 6 boats (plus an extra rower for backup). We currently have one dory,
I am interested in your trip ! I can help w/rowing definitely. I guide on the Main Salmon, live on the main Salmon. See my real life resume , on Facebook , then if we seem comparable. Lets go to the logistics. You can send me your web also =)