MAP ROCK PETROGLYPHS

On Saturday we went for a drive. Our destination was a spot close to the Owyhees that I had hiked a while back. The only problem was I had no idea where it was, what it was called, or how to get there at all. I basically told Dustin to drive “that way” and pointed towards…

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HIKE IN THE FOOTHILLS

I don’t know about you guys, but here in Boise it feels like spring in the middle of November. Last year around this time there was already snow on the ground but lately it’s been in the 60’s! And climate change is just hoax made up by the Chinese, eh Mr. President-elect? But seriously it’s…

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RIGGINS, IDAHO: POPULATION 413

Nestled deep inside a canyon along the famous Salmon River is the small town of Riggins, Idaho. Once known as “Gouge Eye”, It was named by the local miners who came to the area in search of gold, after a gruesome fight broke out at a saloon and a man lost his eye. Riggins is…

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SKINNY DIPPIN BLUE LAKE

Growing up in Idaho was exceedingly boring. I was raised in the suburbs and It wasn’t until I graduated high school and moved to Boise to start college that I began to realize everything I took for granted when I was younger. Idaho has a strong presence of wilderness and some of the most beautiful…

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HIKING CASCADE, IDAHO

In order to forget about all the stress from mid-terms and get away for a while I went hiking Friday and Saturday. We drove up to Cascade, Idaho and hiked a mile to Blue Lake, which was absolutely breathtaking! I can’t even count how many people from California and especially states on the East coast, ask me if…

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