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Boise woman conquers all 9 of Idaho’s 12,000-foot peaks in 1 year; who’s going to do it next?

Originally posted by Steve Stuebner, Sept. 13, 2012 I like to climb mountains, and I know a lot of you do, too. But I’m not a technical rock-climber. I had a really close call on the side of Mount Washington in Montana while I was in college that almost got me killed, so I’m much more comfortable […]

A Craft Ale Trail Through Western Idaho. Harvest Idaho – One Bite at a Time

For a state that is one of the country’s leading producers of hops and barley, only 30 beer-making businesses scatter across Idaho, close to its peak in 1888 when Idaho had 33 breweries across the territory.  Pre-prohibition the excitement was fueled by the unquenchable thirst of camp miners in search of gold.  Now, the excitement […]

First Thursday Tours Shed Light on Julia Davis Park’s Past

Have you ever wondered about the history behind the names of Boise’s landmarks? Why historic buildings are called “Empire,” “Hoff” or “Adelmann?” Who the women were for whom nine public parks were named? If you enjoy history mixed with a nice walk, a game or a bike ride, give the Julia Davis Park tours a […]

Hard Working Dog @VisitIdaho # TYDTWDay

Last Friday (June 22) was “Take your Dog to Work Day”.  I celebrated the occasion from the comforts of my home office with my best friend Gracie, an 11- year old Blue Heeler, Black Lab and Chow mix.  Idaho is a dog-friendly place so I seized this opportunity to share some of Gracie’s favorite places […]

We Built this City on Trees & We’ll Grow it on Rock & Roll (Or, Treefort Music Fest: A Forward-Looking Retrospective)

Reposted from April 5,  with permission from Dead Horse March and Catie. A week or so ago, I lost the battle with my jelly legs and ringing ears. Inside the most packed, sweaty Neurolux I’ve seen in my limited 21+ lifespan, even the sweet sound of the Cave Singers couldn’t keep me from fleeing to […]

‘Twas the month of December and Throughout the Gem State

Download and share the free audio version   ‘Twas the month of December and throughout the Gem State The elves were so busy as not be late. For Santa was coming with a sleigh full of fun To make Christmas in Idaho Job number one! With snowmobiling and skiing and fun things to see Would […]

Mountain Biking in the Boise Foothills

Produced by guest vlogger Jennifer Isenhart. One of the great benefits of working for a production company that specializes in high definition outdoor and recreation footage is when a beautiful spring day rolls around,you can grab a camera and your mountain bike and go do some “work.” Last week, our Director of Photography, Tom Hadzor […]

Saturdays at the Market

Tis’ the season; the trees are in bloom, the rain has finally calmed its spastic bouts, and the sun has warmed the air. It is finally time for the local Saturday Markets to share their bounty once again. Farmers’ markets are a great way to experience Idaho’s countless offerings. They’re also celebrated for being “green” […]

Hiking the Boise Foothills

Written by Danielle Gruden Lately the abundance of rain has over-taken my ability to participate in outdoor splendor. Living in Idaho and being trapped inside is like being put in a cage; staring out to the pristine wonderment that awaits to be turned into a day’s adventure. Cabin fever becomes a life threatening situation. Alas, […]