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25Oct 2022

Clay’s CDT Blog Part 10: Bagging Peaks

October 25, 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. October 23rd ... Read More

4Oct 2022

Clay’s CDT Blog Part 9: Made it to Colorado!

October 4, 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. October 3rd ... Read More

29Sep 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Pauline Irish

September 29, 2022|1 Comment

ITA member and volunteer Pauline Irish has been working hard on ITA trail maintenance projects since 2021 and this spring was trained to become an ITA backcountry cook. She cooked for her first crew on the Little Queens River Women Only project in July. Pauline is also a skilled outdoor photographer who most likes to take photos of any kind of water and her dog Bella. She recently volunteered to ... Read More

20Sep 2022

Clay’s CDT Blog Part 8: Winter is Coming

September 20, 2022|Tags: |3 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. 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

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