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Idaho’s “Rec Tech” Innovators

This post by Greg Hahn with Idaho Public Television, gives a behind the scenes look at the Outdoor Idaho episode focusing on Idaho’s growing recreational technology (rec tech) industry and the adventurous men and women behind some of Idaho’s rec tech innovations.  Reposted with permission. If you love the outdoors, you’re probably a little bit of […]

Celebrating Idaho’s Great Outdoors

Idaho celebrated America’s Great Outdoors Month in June and Idaho’s Governor Otter along with Governor’s across America issued proclamations declaring June as Great Outdoors Month in their states. Each state highlighted the benefits of active fun outdoors and the magnificent resources of forests, parks, refuges, public lands and waters. But did you know that Idaho’s […]

Big snowstorms increase Idaho snowpack to ideal levels for summer river trips

I went backcountry skiing near Idaho City last Saturday, and it was grand. Our biggest concern? Avalanche danger because more than 5 feet of new snow had fallen in the Idaho mountains since mid-January. It just came in with a bang!   “What a difference a week makes,” said Ron Abramovich, Idaho snow survey supervisor […]

First Experience – Women with Bait Steelhead Fishing Tournament

I was recently invited to fill an empty spot on a steelhead fishing adventure to the Salmon River outside of Riggins as one of my friend’s prior attendees was unable to make the trip. My friend had arranged to participate in the Women with Bait Steelhead Fishing Tournament held each year in Riggins. This was […]

Horseback Riding, Wine Tours, and Fall Recipes. Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time.

Week 8: October 17 – 23 As we get closer to Halloween and the cool Idaho air gives us a reprieve from the summer heat, rich wines and hearty dishes of comfort foods take center stage. It’s not too late to enjoy an outdoor adventure and ease into fall with these great Idaho events. October […]

Big Freezeout-Little Freezeout Loop in Star, Idaho

Written by guest blogger Steve Stuebner This week’s topic is a neat road biking loop from my map, the Boise Road Cycling Guide. My mountain bike was in the shop, so I thought I’d try a road biking ride that I’ve been wanting to notch for some time. It’s called the Big Freezeout-Little Freezeout Loop, […]

Boise, Food, Whitewater, and Amazing Locals

Written by guest blogger, EA Stewart. Boise, Idaho We started the trip in Boise, Idaho which is a really cool city.  Last time I was there I was about 5 or 6.  I don’t remember much from that trip, other than going snow shoeing, but I’m guessing things have changed a little.  We had a […]

Redfish Lake Lodge

Written by guest blogger Emily Engelhardt. A place in Idaho, a place in the Sawtooth Mountains, a place in my heart, Redfish Lake Lodge. As I sit here and write this I am reminded of what summer at Redfish Lake is.   Its sandy beaches, crystal clear water, families, boating, ice cream, live music on the […]

Hiking, Biking and Idaho Yurts

Written by guest blogger Steve Stuebner Everyone knows about renting the Idaho City Park n’ Ski Area yurts in the winter, but not so much in the summer. To give folks an incentive, the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation has dropped the price of yurt rentals by $30 for weekends and week days, meaning […]

Jet Boating in Hells Canyon

Written by Danielle Gruden. There I was, stepping on to an experience that promised to be amazing. I had anticipated something similar to that of the combination of a roller-coaster ride and a water slide; thrilling and intoxicating. Although both may have been a bit dramatic in ways to expect the adventure, it was definitely […]