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20Sep 2022

Clay’s CDT Blog Part 8: Winter is Coming

September 20, 2022|Tags: |1 Comment

This summer, ITA crew leader and former employee Clay Jacobson will be hiking the Continental Divide Trail starting north and going south. The CDT spans over 3,000 miles from Canada to Mexico and crosses through Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. We’re happy to be following Clay along his journey and will be posting his updates from the trail! You can see all of Clay's blog posts here. September 19th ... Read More

14Sep 2022

Join us for National Public Lands Day!

September 14, 2022|0 Comments

September 24 is National Public Lands Day and we have two ways you can join us in celebrating our shared public spaces! Join us on a project- We have a weekend trip and two Saturday projects planned in North and South Idaho. Kirkwood Bridge • September 23-25 • Hells Canyon Wilderness Volunteers will meet midday Friday at Pittsburg Landing to be jet boated to the historical Kirkwood Ranch to ... Read More

13Sep 2022

Clay’s CDT Blog Part 7: Stand off with a moose

September 13, 2022|Tags: |1 Comment

This summer, ITA crew leader and former employee Clay Jacobson will be hiking the Continental Divide Trail starting north and going south. The CDT spans over 3,000 miles from Canada to Mexico and crosses through Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. We’re happy to be following Clay along his journey and will be posting his updates from the trail! You can see all of Clay's blog posts here. September 6th ... Read More

21Aug 2022

Clay’s CDT Blog Part 6: Up and Down

August 21, 2022|Tags: |0 Comments

This summer, ITA crew leader and former employee Clay Jacobson will be hiking the Continental Divide Trail starting north and going south. The CDT spans over 3,000 miles from Canada to Mexico and crosses through Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. We’re happy to be following Clay along his journey and will be posting his updates from the trail! You can see all of Clay's blog posts here. August 20th ... Read More

12Aug 2022

The Future is Bright: ITA and SBFC collaboration focuses on next generation of trail stewards

August 12, 2022|0 Comments

Earlier this season, ITA collaborated with the Selway Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation on the Goat Ridge Youth project in the Nez Perce Clearwater National Forest. Four ITA teen volunteers worked alongside three SBFC Wilderness Ranger Fellows with the objective to clear the Goat Ridge Trail starting at the Shearer Airstrip and working as far as possible towards Wylies Peak. Three leaders from ITA and SBFC provided guidance but the ... Read More

11Aug 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Anna Jones

August 11, 2022|0 Comments

On her first ever ITA project earlier this year, Anna Jones, a communications manager who moved to Idaho two years ago from Mississippi, lost most of her camping gear. While the crew was out working on a project out of the Grandjean trailhead in the Sawtooth Recreation Area, sudden wind gusts blew her whole tent, including her sleeping bag and pad, into the South Fork of the Payette River ... Read More

8Aug 2022

Clay’s CDT Blog Part 5: Back in Idaho

August 8, 2022|Tags: |1 Comment

This summer, ITA crew leader and former employee Clay Jacobson will be hiking the Continental Divide Trail starting north and going south. The CDT spans over 3,000 miles from Canada to Mexico and crosses through Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. We’re happy to be following Clay along his journey and will be posting his updates from the trail! You can see all of Clay's blog posts here. August 6th ... Read More

3Aug 2022

WOW Little Queens

August 3, 2022|0 Comments

It is always a treat to spend a week in a place with a regal name, and the Women's Only Work Week left the Little Queen's Valley ruddy and rugged, if a little grubby, having earned a few crosscutting crowns. Nine women, some friends from before but all friends after, cleared 126 trees from the trail, lobbed ceanothus that had previously hidden the trail, and restored parts of the ... Read More

1Aug 2022

Clay’s CDT Blog Part 4: Watch out for that steak!

August 1, 2022|Tags: |2 Comments

This summer, ITA crew leader and former employee Clay Jacobson will be hiking the Continental Divide Trail starting north and going south. The CDT spans over 3,000 miles from Canada to Mexico and crosses through Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. We’re happy to be following Clay along his journey and will be posting his updates from the trail! You can see all of Clay's blog posts here. July 27th ... Read More

14Jul 2022

Clay’s CDT Blog Part 3: Into the Bob Marshall Wilderness

July 14, 2022|Tags: |4 Comments

This summer, ITA crew leader and former employee Clay Jacobson will be hiking the Continental Divide Trail starting north and going south. The CDT spans over 3,000 miles from Canada to Mexico and crosses through Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. We’re happy to be following Clay along his journey and will be posting his updates from the trail! You can see all of Clay's blog posts here. Update 3: ... Read More

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