November 2010
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A Winter Wonder

Written by guest bloggers Kira, Sara, and Shannon of Hens & Chicks Collective. Hi, we are Hens & Chicks Collective. Nice to meet you. We are a group of three artists from Seattle, whose business specializes in creating unique styling and installations for events and interiors. This September we were presented with our first challenge- […]

Now Get On Your Tubes & Ride

Remember what it was like to streak down a snow-covered hill on an inner-tube as a kid? Relive the memory and let your kids create their own with these family-friendly tubing hills throughout Idaho: -   The Activity Barn Nordic Trail in McCall has a lift-served tubing hill, which optimized the number of runs in a day. […]

Paper, Snowflake, Scissors; A Collaboration

Story contributed by guest blogger Lisa Gerber. Bellevue, Washington has emerged from the shadow of Seattle as a shopping, dining and arts destination in and of itself. It had been about nine years since I last visited Bellevue prior to this past weekend, for the unveiling of the “colossal paper sculpture” created by Hens and […]

Heli-Skiing Lets You Fly-in, Ski-Out.

Helicopter skiing in the United States was born in Sun Valley, Idaho in 1966. Helicopters take skiers to the top of untouched Rocky Mountain peaks. The ride down is like no other. They will guide you through the best, lightest and most amazing snow on earth Sun Valley Heli Ski was the original Heli Ski […]

Riding the Yellowstone–Grand Teton Loop:

This is the third of a three-part installment about the motorcycling adventures of the all-female Motorcycle Media Group (MMG) exploring the Yellowstone-Grand Teton Loop. In Part Three, the MMG heads to Linn Canyon Ranch for fine dining and an eye-opening lesson in Geotourism. Written by guest blogger Michelle Baird. The MMG had just left the […]

All-Access to Idaho’s Backcountry

Want a winter getaway that doesn’t involve crowds or $12 beers at uppity resort bars? Idaho’s backcountry adventures are all about peaceful isolation and raw winter exposure that you won’t forget.  Hut-to-hut tours are a beloved trend for winter extremists. The folks at Sun Valley Trekking, an outfitter near Sun Valley, lead small groups on […]

Riding the Yellowstone–Grand Teton Loop: A Prehistoric Waterfall And A Modern Spa

This is the second of a three-part installment about the motorcycling adventures of the all-female Motorcycle Media Group (MMG) exploring the Yellowstone-Grand Teton Loop. In Part Two, the group rides the Mesa Falls Scenic Byway and the ladies have lunch at the breathtaking Upper Mesa Falls. The women then ride on a motorcyclist’s dream road […]

Riding the Yellowstone-Grand Teton Loop

This is the first of a three-part installment about the motorcycling adventures of the all-female Motorcycle Media Group (MMG) exploring the Yellowstone-Grand Teton Loop. In Part One, the MMG rides the Yellowstone–Grand Teton Loop to The Pines at Island Park and dines with the Mayor. Written by guest blogger Michelle Baird, aka Elaine Splitter. “…can […]