backpacking day hikes

Backpacking Strategy: Base Camps and Day Hikes

Backpacking Strategy: Base Camps and Day Hikes Here's a strategy you can use to get more out of your backpacking adventures -- the concept of base camps and day hikes. It's super simple, but when you're...
Timberwolf Mountain

Be the Rookie: Elk Camp!

For me, hunting started small, then grew, and now I'm totally hooked. Growing up in North Idaho, I had a small amount of exposure to hunting just from proximity to other friends and a hunting community. I...
top of mount cramer

Weekend Peak Bagging: Mount Cramer

We left Boise on a Friday after work, headed for the summit of Mount Cramer in the Sawtooth National Forest. At 10,716 feet, it's the second highest peak in the Sawtooth range. There were three of us -- Brian,...
dangerous ride video

World’s Most Dangerous Ride?

If you're afraid of heights, you might not want to watch this video of Adam Riemann ride his motorcycle along a high and narrow Himalayan trail carved from the sheer face of a cliff that plunges hundreds of...
Reed Island

Camping on Reed Island on the Columbia River

One of the great aspects of camping is that it is a guarantee of adventure. Camping for me is a never-ending learning experience, and our trip to Reed Island in the Columbia River was full of learning and...