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21 Dec 2019

Crew Leader Spotlight: John McCarthy

2020-02-08T16:58:30-07:00December 21, 2019|1 Comment

Going from freezing morning temperatures to an 80-degree bluebird afternoon is just part of the fun and excitement of an Idaho Trails Association project. In early June, our ITA crew started the day at Meyers Cove with a thick layer of frost on our tents. By afternoon we’d hiked 16 ... Read More

18 Dec 2019

Preserving Traditional Tools and Skills

2020-02-08T17:04:10-07:00December 18, 2019|0 Comments

This week, we would like to highlight why ITA chooses to use traditional tools and skills for our work. We are fortunate enough to have our work take place in the wilderness. But what does wilderness really mean? Wilderness can be a general term used to describe a tract or region of land ... Read More

3 Dec 2019

Giving Tuesday

2020-02-02T16:15:23-07:00December 3, 2019|0 Comments

Amidst the rush of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, join us on December 3rd for Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving. Giving Tuesday is your chance to support the community organizations that contribute to your way of life. For the outdoor enthusiast there are plenty of ways to support ... Read More

26 Nov 2019

Women Only Weekends- WOW!

2020-02-08T17:05:25-07:00November 26, 2019|1 Comment

This week we highlight our Women Only Weekends (WOW) and it's official! WOW has become an official Idaho Trails Association program called ‘Women in the Wild’. This program was unintentionally created last season when ITA partnered with the Boise Bold Betties Chapter for an all-ladies trail maintenance weekend. It was ... Read More

18 Nov 2019

First Season for ITA’s Youth Program

2020-02-08T17:06:21-07:00November 18, 2019|0 Comments

This week, we would like to highlight a new ITA initiative. As we know, one of the big pushes nationwide is to get America’s youth outside and away from the electronics and sedentary lifestyles. ITA has answered that call by starting our Youth Program for 14 to 18 year olds. With this program, we aim to get ... Read More

8 Nov 2019

Announcing the 2019 Fall ITA Membership Drive!

2020-02-08T17:10:09-07:00November 8, 2019|0 Comments

Join Idaho Trails Association. Idaho is blessed with over 10,000 miles of non-motorized hiking trails on our public lands. These trails take hikers to some of the most beautiful parts of the state. Unfortunately, funding for the care of trails is far short of what is needed to keep them ... Read More

22 Dec 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Thom Klein

2016-12-29T09:50:02-07:00December 22, 2016|3 Comments

The Idaho Centennial Trail takes hikers 900 miles through some of Idaho’s most beautiful places. With the current rise in popularity of long distance hiking, it is high time that the ICT gets the recognition it deserves as one of America’s most rugged and remote hikes. But an increase in ... Read More

6 Dec 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Howard Shay

2016-12-06T11:46:59-07:00December 6, 2016|1 Comment

We here at ITA are proud to have grown beyond our Boise roots into the beautiful backcountry of North Idaho. From the Selkirks to the St. Joe, you’re sure to find some of the most pristine forests in the mountain West. Our volunteers have been hard at work improving trails ... Read More

28 Nov 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Tobey Jinkins

2016-11-29T06:21:09-07:00November 28, 2016|2 Comments

Without our volunteers, the Idaho Trails Association could not do the important work of keeping public trails open. As part of our 2016 membership drive, we’d like to introduce you to some of the folks that have made our projects so successful and fun. Tobey has volunteered on our Alice-Toxaway ... Read More

5 May 2014

2014 Big Wood River-North Fork Trails Project

2015-01-29T07:49:04-07:00May 5, 2014|1 Comment

Where: Sawtooth National Forest When: Monday-Friday, June 16-20th Distance: Elevation: Location: North Fork Big Wood River Level of Difficulty: Moderate Volunteers:   Project Description This will be a fun project! ITA volunteers will car camp at a beautiful site and travel each day to the following trails for this early-season ... Read More

6 Feb 2014

A Look Back at 2013

2014-02-06T12:27:43-07:00February 6, 2014|0 Comments

As 2014 has already seen a month come and gone, let's take the chance to recognize the work that was completed in 2013 as we look forward to the 2014 season. Projects in 2013 included maintenance completed on National Trails Day and National Public Lands Day. Work was completed in ... Read More

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