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Coeur d'Alene North Fork River Loop

The Coeur d’Alene River National Recreation Trail (#20) is easily one of the nicest hikes in the Coeur d’Alene Mountains. It follows the playfully-meandering North Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River for about 15 miles through coniferous¬†forest and conveniently connects to area trails to create this 26 mile loop. 1,332 more words


Exploring In & Around Boise, Idaho

There is so much to fit in this blog post! We spent a lot of time in Boise, Idaho. And it’s not exactly what we expected. 835 more words


Day 7 ... Dead Battery and Missed check point

Day 7 started out great or so I thought. I was up, ready and in the Jeep before 615 ready to eat up some miles. Unfortunately, I had forgotten to unplug the electric cooler and the Jeep was dead. 340 more words


Harrison Lake via Myrtle Creek

Harrison Lake is the quintessential alpine lake, cuddled in a perfect cirque, ringed on three sides by steep mountains, and overshadowed by hook-nosed Harrison Peak. The longer Myrtle Creek route ascends Harrison’s lower flanks, then traverses a basin beneath Harrison Peak and meets up with the shorter Pack River trail just before converging onto the lake. 834 more words


Bitterroot Mountains and the Lewis and Clark Wendover Ridge Hike

Powell Campground & Lochsa Lodge, Lolo National Forest, Monday, July 17th, 2017

After lingering over breakfast this morning with my sister Bonnie, cousin Beth, nephew Cory, and cousin Mo, I realized there was no way I was making it from Spokane to Yellowstone today. 1,510 more words

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Idaho Rainy Afternoon 2

Rainy afternoon in the hills of Idaho.

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Relaxin' by the River: Lounging and Hiking in Clearwater National Forest

We had been searching for a lake to relax by after leaving the Sawtooths but we didn’t find a place to camp next to the water as we headed north so we had opted instead to spend an afternoon walking around Payette Lake and then went on a hike up Boulder Mountain the following day. 636 more words