Past Events

2022 Season Kickoff Webinar

Dust off your boots and get ready for trail season! Join us the evening before our volunteer schedule launches to learn about this year's best projects and how you can join. Hear this season's highlights from our Trail Projects Director Alex Cravener, Executive Director Mel Vining, and Board President ... Read More

Trail Talks: Intro to Orienteering

Join the City of Trees Orienteering Club to learn the basics of this unique outdoor sport that turns map navigating into a competition! Orienteering can be enjoyed many different ways and is fun for all ages. It can be a walk in the local park, a challenging run on ... Read More

Kegs 4 Kause

Come to Payette Brewing anytime from 6-10pm for an evening of beer, food, trails, live music, and more! 50% of beer sales for the night will be donated to ITA. We'll have live music from Clay Jacobson and Ian Meyer starting at 8 and there will be food available ... Read More

Trail Master Webinar: Backpacking 101

Want to break free from crowded campgrounds and carry everything you need to survive in the backcountry? This hour-long webinar about backpacking is for you! Participants will learn the general differences in backpacks, what to carry for an overnight up to a week-long trip, how to pack your backpack, ... Read More

Powerful Pints

Join us anytime from 5-10pm on April 13 for Powerful Pints at Lost Grove Brewing! 50% of taproom proceeds will go directly to ITA, so you can support keeping Idaho's hiking trails clear while drinking a delicious beer!   We'll will have some folks from the organization at the ... Read More

Trail Talks: Backpacking 101

Want to break free from crowded campgrounds and carry everything you need to survive in the backcountry? This hour-long presentation at Lost Grove Brewing about backpacking is for you! Participants will learn the general differences in backpacks, what to carry for an overnight up to a week-long trip, how ... Read More

Trail Talks: Backpacking 101 in North Idaho

Tom Dabrowski’s Shop 877 Heath Lake Road, Sagle, ID, United States

Want to break free from crowded campgrounds and carry everything you need to survive in the backcountry? This three-hour presentation about backpacking is for you! Join us at ITA Board Member and Crew Leader Tom Dabrowski's shop in North Idaho to learn the basics of backpacking and get hands-on ... Read More

Women’s Adventure Film Tour

The Flicks 646 Fulton Street, Boise, ID, United States

We are so excited to be partnering with the Flicks Theatre to bring the Women’s Adventure Film Tour to Boise! This international film tour is a celebration of the inspiring women doing extraordinary things in the name of adventure. Every year, the selection of unique films is carefully chosen ... Read More

National Trails Day at Mother Earth

Mother Earth Brewing 406 S 3rd St, Boise, ID, United States

Come celebrate trails and all the amazing places they take us on National Trails Day! We’ll be hanging out at Mother Earth Brew Co. in Boise along with Ridge to Rivers, Selway Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation, Idaho Outdoor Association, and Backcountry Horseman. Come to learn more about hiking and ... Read More

Goathead Festival

Cecil Andrus Park 601 W Jefferson St, Boise, ID, United States

Join us at the Goathead festival as we celebrate bicycles and all the amazing places they take us!

SNRA End-of-Season Clean-up

The Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA) needs your help to recover from the impacts of the 2022 season. Grab your family, friends, neighbors or co-workers and join in this independent clean-up effort! All volunteers who join will be entered into a raffle to win some fun prizes. How to ... Read More

Pint Night at Broken Horn

Broken Horn Brewing 201 S Mission St, McCall, United States

Join us for a pint night at Broken Horn Brewing in McCall! $1 from every pour will be donated to ITA. Come grab a beer and socialize with other trail lovers! Thursday, September 15 from 5-8pm. Broken Horn Brewing: 201 S Mission St, McCall, ID 83638 ... Read More

2022 Crater Crawl

See the mysterious Crater Rings, if you dare! Idaho Outdoor Association is hosting the Crater Crawl, a 10k and 2.9 mile run/hike around the Crater Rings near Mountain Home. A percentage of all entry fees will support ITA! Participants will run or hike a challenging 10K (6.2 miles) or ... Read More

National Public Lands Day Dinner- SOLD OUT!

Join us for a Dutch Oven dinner to celebrate National Public Lands Day at the beautiful ranch of ITA supporters Ken and Virginia Greger. Tickets are $12 each and include Dutch Oven lasagna (vegetarian option available), salad, bread, and dessert. After dinner, our host and cook, Ken Greger, will ... Read More

North Idaho End Of Season Party

Tom Dabrowski’s Shop 877 Heath Lake Road, Sagle, ID, United States

Come celebrate trails with a barbecue potluck outside at the Dabrowski Farm! We’ll have some games and our crosscut saw demo with some unique saws to try out as well as gear giveaways and door prizes. One free giveaway entry for all volunteers that came on trail projects in 2022! ... Read More

South Idaho End Of Season Party

Green Acres Food Truck Park 1401 Shoreline Dr, Boise, United States

Bring your friends and join us at Green Acres Food Truck Park in Boise as we give a big hooray for a great trail season! We'll have music from the Lonesome Jetboat Ramblers, dinner and drinks available for purchase from a variety of food trucks, and awesome gear giveaways ... Read More

Wine Not Give

Split Rail Winery 3200 W Chinden Blvd, Garden City, United States

Support Idaho trails by drinking wine at Split Rail! 20% of sales between 5-8pm will be donated to ITA. Can’t make it to the event? All online purchases on November 1 will also support ITA. Just make sure to mention ITA when you are checking out. ... Read More

Great Winter Hikes Webinars

Join us for three opportunities to learn about hiking in the colder months from ITA crew leaders across the state! Be inspired to make the most of Idaho’s fabulous winter months with specific hikes to try and learn some tips for keeping warm and safe while hiking in the ... Read More

Staying Trail Ready with Everyday Movement Webinar

Wear some comfy clothes, make a little space in your living room, and join us for a webinar with self-trained Biomechanics Nerd and Movement Teacher Leader Kasey Rose about making small adjustments in movement for better mobility on the trails. After a lifetime of manual labor (or hopefully half ... Read More

CycleGives Ride Coeur d’Alene

Join us at CycleBar Coeur d'Alene for a special workout to raise funds for Idaho Trails Association and Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness! CycleBar instructors will lead the class though a fun cycling workout to help shake off the winter blahs and get your heart pumping. Visit CycleBar CDA's ... Read More

CycleGives Ride Meridian

CycleBar Meridian 3690 E Monarch Sky Lane Suite 120, Meridian, ID

Join us at CycleBar Meridian for a special workout to raise funds for Idaho Trails Association! CycleBar instructors Genevieve and Eren will lead the class though a fun cycling workout to help shake off the winter blahs and get your heart pumping. You can reserve your spot with a ... Read More

Trail Talks: Hiking with Kids

Whether you are looking to get out with a newborn, toddler, or a teenager, we got you covered! Join three moms, ITA's Executive Director Melanie Vining, volunteer and Boise Grand Slam record-setter Alexis Bennett, and ITA Communications Director Kelly Hewes, to talk about hiking, backpacking, and camping with youngsters. ... Read More

2023 Season Kickoff Webinar

Dust off your boots and get ready for trail season! Join us the evening before our volunteer schedule launches to learn about this year’s best projects and how you can join. Hear this season’s highlights from our Trail Projects Director Alex Cravener and Board Member and Crew Leader Tom ... Read More

Women’s Adventure Film Tour

The Flicks 646 Fulton Street, Boise, ID, United States

The Women’s Adventure Film Tour is a celebration of the inspiring women around us who are doing extraordinary things in the name of adventure. ITA is partnering with the Flicks to bring this tour back to Boise! Every year, the selection of unique films is carefully chosen to show ... Read More

Trail Talks: Hiking with Kids Webinar

Join three moms, ITA’s Executive Director Melanie Vining, volunteer and Grand Slam record-setter Alexis Bennett, and ITA Communications Director Kelly Hewes, to talk about hiking, backpacking, and camping with youngsters. Whether you are looking to get out with a newborn, toddler, or a teenager, we got you covered. We’ll ... Read More

Kegs 4 Kause

Come to Payette Brewing anytime from 6-10pm for an evening of beer, food, trails, and more! 50% of beer sales for the night will be donated to ITA. There will be food available for purchase from Payette's resident food truck. We'll be doing a short presentation starting at 7 ... Read More

Backpacking 101 Webinar- Part 1

Want to break free from crowded campgrounds and carry everything you need to survive in the backcountry? This hour-long free webinar about backpacking is for you! Whether you are an experienced backpacker or just starting out, this presentation is packed with knowledge for all backpacking levels. This is part ... Read More

FULL: Trail Talks: Backpacking 101- Boise

Library! at Bown Crossing 2153 E Riverwalk Dr, Boise, ID, United States

THIS CLASS IS FULL AT THIS TIME! We are planning to do this class again this summer so check back to join. Description: Want to break free from crowded campgrounds and carry everything you need to survive in the backcountry? This hour-long presentation in Boise at the Bown Crossing ... Read More

Trail Talks: Backpacking 101- North Idaho

Want to break free from crowded campgrounds and carry everything you need to survive in the backcountry? This three-hour presentation about backpacking is for you! Whether you are an experienced backpacker or just starting out, this presentation is packed with knowledge for all backpacking levels.  Join us at ITA ... Read More

Backpacking 101 Webinar- Part 2

Want to break free from crowded campgrounds and carry everything you need to survive in the backcountry? This hour-long free webinar about backpacking is for you! Whether you are an experienced backpacker or just starting out, this presentation is packed with knowledge for all backpacking levels. This is part ... Read More

Trail Talks: Safety and First Aid Webinar

Join Idaho Mountain Search and Rescue's Jim Findley and one of ITA's Wilderness First Aid Instructors Anne Poinier to talk about the basics of staying safe on the trail. They'll cover avoiding trouble when hiking, what to bring to be prepared, what to do if you find yourself in ... Read More

Trail Talks: Backcountry Nutrition Webinar

If you've ever asked yourself, "What food should I take on my backpacking trip?" or said "I'm tired of eating store-bought freeze-dried meals", join us for this webinar about backcountry nutrition. ITA Board Members and Crew Leaders Pam Bond and Tom Dabrowski will cover optimizing your food to properly ... Read More

Trail Talks: Hiking with Dogs

Ada Community Library, Lake Hazel Branch 10489 W Lake Hazel Rd, Boise, ID, United States

Join ITA Advisory Board member and lifelong hiking enthusiast Liz Bridges at the Ada Community Public Library as she shares her experiences hiking and backpacking with dogs on trails near and far. Dogs and people of all ages welcome :) When: July 25, 2-3pm MT Where: Lake Hazel Branch Library, 10489 ... Read More

Trail Talks: Backpacking 101

Library! at Cole and Ustick 7557 W Ustick Rd, Boise, ID, United States

Learn the basics of backpacking in this hour-long presentation in Boise at the Library! at Cole and Ustick. Whether you are an experienced backpacker or just starting out, this presentation is packed with knowledge for all backpacking levels. Participants will learn the general differences in backpacks, what to carry ... Read More

2023 Snowshoe Hare Loop

In partnership with the Land Trust of the Treasure Valley, we’ll be repairing some of the most frequently used and well-loved trails in the Dry Creek Watershed. Tread repair and pruning will be conducted along Ponderosa Pine Overlook and the Snowshoe Hare Loop. Spend this National Public Lands Day ... Read More

Pint Night at Broken Horn

Broken Horn Brewing 201 S Mission St, McCall, United States

Join us for a pint night at Broken Horn Brewing in McCall! $1 from every pour will be donated to ITA. Come grab a beer and socialize with other trail lovers! Thursday, September 15 from 5-8pm. Broken Horn Brewing: 201 S Mission St, McCall, ID 83638 ... Read More

Dutch Oven Dinner- with llamas! SOLD OUT!

September 26 update: tickets are sold out. Please email us at trails@idahotrailsassociation.org if you'd like to be contacted if there are any cancellations.  Join us for a Dutch Oven Dinner with llamas at the beautiful ranch of ITA supporters Ken and Virginia Greger in Kuna! Tickets are $35 each ... Read More

South Idaho End Of Season Party 2023

Green Acres Food Truck Park 1401 Shoreline Dr, Boise, United States

Bring your friends and join us at Green Acres Food Truck Park in Boise as we give a big hooray for a great trail season! We'll have music from the Lonesome Jetboat Ramblers, dinner and drinks available for purchase from a variety of food trucks, ITA swag for sale, ... Read More

North Idaho End Of Season Party 2023

Tom Dabrowski’s Shop 877 Heath Lake Road, Sagle, ID, United States

Come celebrate trails with a BBQ potluck outside at the Dabrowski Farm! We’ll have some games, interesting speakers, and door prizes. Please RSVP so we can get an accurate count. ITA will provide the main dish and drinks and attendees are asked to bring a side dish or dessert. ... Read More

Trail Talks: Idaho Wilderness Trail

Join us for an hour-long webinar with father and son duo Tom and Will Gattiker to talk about their experience on the Idaho Wilderness Trail! This 296-mile trail covers some of the most wild and remote areas in the Frank Church-River of No Return, Selway-Bitterroot, and Sawtooth Wilderness. In ... Read More

Hiking with Dogs Presentation and Book Signing

Join us at Lost Grove Brewing for an in-fur-mative evening! Come thirsty and enjoy a presentation by Diana Burrell and Matt Clark, authors of "The Hiker's Guide: Treasure Valley Dog Hikes & Walks." The evening will kick off with Diana, a certified Leave No Trace (LNT) Instructor, discussing hiking ... Read More

Wilderness Immersion Webinar

Want to know what it's like to get immersed in Idaho's Wilderness? During this webinar we will discuss ITA's newest opportunity to get deep into the backcountry - the Wilderness Immersion Program. Through this program, we take a small group of volunteers into the wilderness for three weeks to ... Read More

2024 Season Kickoff Webinar

Dust off your boots and get ready for trail season! Join us the evening before our volunteer schedule launches to learn about this year’s best projects and how you can join. Hear this season’s highlights from our Trail Projects Director Alex Cravener and Board Member and Crew Leader Tom ... Read More

Great Burn Traverse Webinar

Join Phil Hough and Deb Hunsicker as they traverse the Great Burn Proposed Wilderness mostly along the Stateline Trail, with a side adventure into Kelly Creek. This remote and rugged backcountry is a true gem of Idaho and Montana, marked by high towering peaks, alpine lakes and some remarkable ... Read More

Gospel Hump Wilderness Presentation- Grangeville

Grangeville Senior Center 108 Grangeville Truck Route, Grangeville, ID, United States

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, Idaho Trails Association is hosting a presentation on the Gospel-Hump Wilderness. We will discuss the history and future of Central Idaho’s often overlooked Wilderness Area, some of the best routes to explore this mysterious region in the Salmon River Mountains, ... Read More

Backpacking 101 at Lost Grove

Want to break free from crowded campgrounds and carry everything you need to survive in the backcountry? This 1.5 hour class at Lost Grove Brewing in Boise about backpacking is for you! Whether you are an experienced backpacker or just starting out, this presentation is packed with knowledge for ... Read More

Backpacking 101 Webinar- Part 1

Want to break free from crowded campgrounds and carry everything you need to survive in the backcountry? This hour-long free webinar about backpacking is for you! Whether you are an experienced backpacker or just starting out, this presentation is packed with knowledge for all backpacking levels. This is part ... Read More

Idaho Centennial Trail Presentation- Moscow

Hyperspud Sports 402 S Main St., Moscow, ID, United States

We’re kicking off the 2024 hiking season with three Idaho Centennial Trail info sessions in Boise, Moscow, and Ketchum. Join Idaho Trails Association’s ICT Ambassador, Clay Jacobson, for a discussion on Idaho’s thousand-mile long-distance hike. Past and present hikers are encouraged to come and join the conversation as we ... Read More

2024 Hayes Gulch

Hayes Gulch Trailhead Bottle Bay Road

Hayes Gulch trail system offers several multi-use trails and loop options with incredible views of Lake Pend Orielle.  It’s proximity to Sandpoint made these trails very popular with the community before they closed. This project we’ll work to reopen several sections of trail to make this area a safe ... Read More

Backpacking 101- North Idaho

Want to break free from crowded campgrounds and carry everything you need to survive in the backcountry? This 3 hour class at Tom Dabrowski's shop about backpacking is for you! Whether you are an experienced backpacker or just starting out, this presentation is packed with knowledge for all backpacking ... Read More

Backpacking 101 Webinar- Part 2

Want to break free from crowded campgrounds and carry everything you need to survive in the backcountry? This hour-long free webinar about backpacking is for you! Whether you are an experienced backpacker or just starting out, this presentation is packed with knowledge for all backpacking levels. This is part ... Read More

Military Reserve Group Hike

Join us for a group hike at Military Reserve in the Boise Foothills! We'll meet at the Cottonwood Creek Trailhead (about a mile up from the Military Reserve) at 5:30, hike the Central Ridge Trail (starting from Toll Road to Ridgecrest), to Shanes Loop 26A, and cut back on ... Read More

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