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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 […]

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 […]

Stanley and its Sensational Sawtooths

When year-round recreation meets picturesque views, you’ve arrived in Stanley, Idaho.   This is Sawtooth Mountain country, Stanley’s most deserved accolade. As a last chance opportunity to vacation before the next semester of school began, Stanley was our trip of choice for fresh powder, outdoor recreation and evenings of pleasant relaxation. The roads were perfectly clear as we […]

Where’s Wallace? In Northern Idaho!

Where’s Waldo? Remember him, the mystery man wearing a camouflage type red and white sweater, matching hat and blue pants? I took a trip to a small, quaint historic town in northern Idaho where many people might ask, where’s Wallace? Wallace, Idaho, home to a mere 784 people and a long-standing history is a timeless […]

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 […]

Freddy’s Stack Rock Loop Trail near Bogus Basin

Written by guest blogger, Steve Stuebner. With these hot, dog days of August weather, it’s best to cool off in the lakes and rivers, or go hiking and biking on high elevation trails. This week’s tip is about the new loop trail around Stack Rock called Freddy’s Stack Rock Trail. Stack Rock is a signature […]

Explore the Lochsa Country in North-Central Idaho; it’s plum full of cool things to do

Written by guest blogger Steve Stuebner A quick drive to Missoula, Mont., last weekend reminded me how much I miss the Lochsa River Country in north-central Idaho. To be totally honest, I feel a huge tug in my heart when I go there — a feeling that comes from many wonderful trips in which I […]

From Desert Darling to Mountain Maven; My Trip to McCall

Written by guest blogger Katie Zinn. Being from Phoenix, AZ means pretty much one thing during this time of year: I’m hot. No, not the flattering, attractive kind of “hot” but rather the 113°, everywhere feels like you’re living in an oven kind of hot. It’s brutal. Thus, when given the opportunity to ditch my […]

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 […]

I Heart Coeur d’ Alene

Written by guest blogger Danielle Gruden Blue skies for miles.  Blue waters beyond what the eyes can see.  Coeur d’ Alene — This place is crazy-beautiful.  The Coeur d’ Alene Resort is filled with treasures, from the lakeside rooms, to an out-of-this-world wine cellar, to the new event center. You can take a walk at […]