Women’s Adventure Film Tour

The Flicks 646 Fulton Street, Boise, ID

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

Hawkins Loop – National Trails Day

Hawkins Range Reserve Boise Foothills

Join us again for a collaborative project between ITA and Ridge to Rivers! We’ll be working on new trail construction on the Hawkins Range Reserve. Constructing new trail can be among the most satisfying projects volunteers can take on. Construction can be broken up into three distinct phases- Brushing/clearing, ... Read More

Mickinnick – National Trails Day

Mickinnick Trail Head Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Join us on National Trails Day for our annual Mickinnick trail project! Volunteers will work on this very popular 3.5-mile-long hiking trail right outside of the town of Sandpoint, Idaho. Mickinnick gains 2,200’ from the valley bottom to reach a beautiful viewpoint far above the city. We’ll cut out ... Read More

Cherry Springs – National Trails Day (Full)

Cherry Springs Nature Area Caribou-Targhee National Forest

Join us on National Trails Day in the Cherry Springs Nature Area for our first project in Eastern Idaho! ITA will coordinate a meeting location, the trails that need our help, and supply the tools. Volunteers will join us Saturday morning for a safety briefing and we’ll get to ... Read More

Purjue Canyon – National Trails Day (Full)

Shoo-fly Cutoff Trailhead Little Jacks Creek Wilderness

This is a one-day project constructing a re-route of the Purjue Canyon Trail in the Owyhees. Featuring wildflowers, rugged canyons, and an abandoned homestead, this is a spectacular canyon with plenty to see. The project will be removing the trail from the riparian area and relocating it to the ... Read More

North Fork Wood River – Youth (Full)

North Fork Wood River Trailhead Hemingway Boulders Wilderness

On this trip, youth volunteers will be exploring the Hemingway Boulder Wilderness, an area known for its terrific views and abundant wildlife. Over 16 miles of trail start at this trailhead all offering dramatic views of the Boulder Mountains, cold clear water of the North Fork Wood River, and ... Read More

Lake Fork – Backpacking 101 (Full)

Lake Fork Trailhead Payette National Forest

Our first ITA backpacking clinic will provide a chance for new and experienced backpackers to get together and share ideas on how to better enjoy this sport. ITA will provide pre-trip support for packing and food planning. We will be working on the Lake Fork Trail in the beautiful ... Read More

Navigation Trail – Backpacking 101 (Full)

Navigation Trailhead Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Our first ITA “backpacking clinic” will provide a chance for new and experienced backpackers to get together and share ideas on how to better enjoy this sport. ITA will provide pre-trip support for packing and food planning. The project will include an overnight backpack 2.5 miles to Plowboy Campground ... Read More

Johnson Creek (Full)

Johnson Creek Campground Sawtooth Wilderness

Originally the Johnson Creek Project – Moved to a new location!   Project Name: Grandjean Sawtooth Wilderness Trails   Project Description: We’ll be working on the South Fork Payette River Trail out of the Grandjean Campground. Work will involve routine trail maintenance including logout, brushing, drains, and rock removal. There are ... Read More

Bad Luck (Full)

Paradise Campground - Bad Luck Selway- Bitterroot Wilderness

Truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience, this is a chance to explore everything the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness has to offer. The crew will start hiking downstream starting from Paradise Campground on the Selway River trail to Bad Luck Creek. The trail work starts here where we will clear up Bad Luck ... Read More

Boulder Meadows Spring

Boulder Meadows Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Starting from the beautiful Boulder Meadows, we’ll work several trails that leave the valley bottom and head up to the great views from the surrounding ridges. We’ll do tread work and brushing, along with sawing logs off the trail. The trails we’ll work on will be based on damage ... Read More

Trout Peak

Sandpoint Ranger District Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Volunteers will be working on clearing Trout Peak Trail #57 starting from Trout Creek Road.  We’ll work up the trail to the junction with Trail #528 which leads to Trout Peak, which is about three miles and 1,800’ of lift to the summit. At the top there is an ... Read More

Little Queens River (Full)

Queens River Trailhead Sawtooth Wilderness

Continuing our work from last year, ITA volunteers will conduct trail maintenance on the Little Queens River trail in the Sawtooth Wilderness, near Atlanta, ID. Plan to meet Friday afternoon/evening where we’ll camp together for the weekend near the trailhead. On Saturday and Sunday, we will hike up the ... Read More

Goat Ridge – Youth (Full)

Shearer Airstrip Selway Bitterroot Wilderness

This weeklong backpacking trip is a chance to explore everything the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness has to offer. Youth volunteers will fly into the Shearer airstrip on the Selway River. From there we will backpack three miles to our first camp. Trail work will include clearing logs off the trail ... Read More

Hum Lake (Full)

Duck/Hum Lake Trailhead Krassel Ranger District

This is ITAs annual clean-up of the Hum Lake Trail. We’ll remove any trees that have fallen on the trail over the winter and clear out drains and water bars as we go. This popular trail offers amazing views, beautiful lakes, and abundant wildflowers. There is also excellent camping ... Read More

Duck Lake Bridge (Full)

Duck/Hum Lake Trailhead Krassel Ranger District

This project is replacing a bridge on the Duck Lake Trail about ½ mile up from Duck Lake Trailhead. The materials will need to be carried up to the project site and installed. This will be about 60 -4-foot-long boards, 3-20 foot stringers, nails, hammers, and tools. This popular ... Read More

North Fork Lick Creek (Full)

Secesh River Trailhead Payette National Forest

This 5-day backpacking style trip will take volunteers into a beautiful hanging valley, tucked away off of Lick Crick Road outside McCall. This is a continuation of projects over the last three years on the North Fork Lick Creek, trying to tie into where we cleared from the Hum ... Read More

Coeur d’Alene River – Youth

Big Meadows Idaho Panhandle National Forest

This is a three-day youth project in the beautiful upper North Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River. Join us starting Thursday afternoon if you can. We are planning on an early start Friday morning so we can leave time each day to enjoy all the amenities available at camp. ... Read More

Alice-Toxaway Loop (Full)

Tin Cup Trailhead Sawtooth Wilderness

The Alice Toxaway loop in the Sawtooth Wilderness needs no introduction. Renowned for its beauty, this trail gets a lot of use over the season making it especially important that it stays maintained. ITA has spent the last several years working around the loop, finally completing all the major ... Read More

Seven Devils Loop (Full)

Windy Saddle Trailhead Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

Volunteers will meet at the Windy Saddle Trailhead where we will leave early Saturday morning for our journey into the Hells Canyon Wilderness. We’ll spend four nights packing around the loop, logging out, brushing, and improving the tread, moving camp as we go. This trail gains and loses elevation ... Read More

Rapid River-Frypan – Youth (Full)

Ant Basin Payette National Forest

Join us for a youth trip near beautiful Rapid River, a Wild and Scenic River in the Payette National Forest! Youth volunteers will backpack in from the Ants Basin trail head and hike four miles to Indian Springs. Pack stock will carry camping gear and food to our base ... Read More

Hawkins Reserve Trail Construction I

Hawkins Range Reserve Boise Foothills

Join us again for a collaborative project between ITA and Ridge to Rivers! We’ll be working on new trail construction on the Hawkins Range Reserve. Constructing new trail can be among the most satisfying projects volunteers can take on. Construction can be broken up into three distinct phases- Brushing/Clearing, ... Read More

West Fork Camas-Woodtick Ridge

Meyers Cove Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness

The crew will meet at the B Bar C Ranch near Meyers Cove Sunday for a packing clinic/demo Monday from Middle Fork Outfitters. On Tuesday pack stock will help the crew pack into camp. Volunteers will only need to carry personal gear. Project work will go up the West ... Read More

Little Queens River – Women Only (Full)

Queens River Trailhead Sawtooth Wilderness

Continuing our work from earlier this year and last year, this Women Only crew will continue working up the Little Queens River trail in the Sawtooth Wilderness, near Atlanta, ID. With lots of reports of downed trees over the trail, this trail needs some love in the form of ... Read More

Deep Creek (Full)

Granite Lake Camping Area Payette National Forest

ITA volunteers will meet at Granite Lake on Friday evening where we’ll car camp for the weekend. We’ll work on the Deep Creek Trail clearing it to the junction with Cougar Creek about three miles total. This trail travels through forest and alpine meadows but has become overgrown and ... Read More

Beetop Roundtop

Trestle Creek Road Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Starting from the Trestle Creek Road, volunteers will work on tread work and some brushing along a 3-mile section of the Beetop Roundtop Trail. This trail, which is part of the Idaho Centennial Trail, is a beautiful alpine trail with incredible views. After work, a short hike to the ... Read More

Flossie Lake-Highline Ridge (Full)

Flossie Lake-Highline Ridge Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness

Deep in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, volunteers will spend a week clearing several trails and exploring the remote mountains, lakes, and meadows this area has to offer. The crew will fly into Chamberlain Backcountry Airstrip and divide into 2 crews of 3, one crew lead ... Read More

Red Top (Full)

Red Top Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Volunteers will spend five days in the very northern end of Idaho (hello Canada!) working with a US Forest Service crew on the trail up Red Top Mountain. The trail passes beautiful Hidden Lake where there is good camping, fishing, and swimming. The views from the summit of Red ... Read More

Harrington Ridge (Full)

Base Camp Trailhead Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness

ITA volunteers will spend a week camped in the Wilderness at Swet Cabin high in the mountains above the Salmon River. This is a fully supported trip and we’ll have pack stock to assist bringing in gear and food. Volunteers will only need to carry their personal gear. The ... Read More

Echo Lake – Youth (Full)

Windy Saddle Trailhead Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

On this week-long youth trip, we’ll explore the Seven Devils Range in the Hells Canyon Wilderness! This fully supported trip will have pack support carry food and camp gear in and volunteers will only need to carry personal gear. Food will be provided by ITA and prepared by a ... Read More

Blacktail Lake – Monday Hikers

Moose Lake Trailhead Idaho Panhandle National Forest

This will be year three of ITA and the Sandpoint Monday Hiker group partnering to work on Blacktail Lake in the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. We’ll do brushing and tread work for several hours and then turn the hikers loose to finish their walk.  The trail gives asceses to ... Read More

North Fork Hyndman Creek – Women Only (Full)

Hyndman Trailhead Sawtooth National Forest

In the fabulous Pioneer Mountains, join us on a Women's Only Weekend project where we’re teaming up with the Wood River Trails Coalition to tackle the loop to Pioneer Cabin. We’ll meet at the Hyndman Trailhead, where we will be car camping for the weekend. We will work on ... Read More

Pulaski Tunnel

Pulaski Tunnel Trail Idaho Panhandle National Forest

ITA volunteers will work again on the beautiful historic Pulaski Memorial trail near Wallace. The trail travels about 3 ½ miles to the old mine tunnel where Ed Pulaski saved many members of a crew that were fighting the huge 1910 forest fire that burned through the area. The ... Read More

Mirror Lake-Bighorn Crags (Full)

Bighorn Crags Campground Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness

Join us for a week-long fully supported trip in some of the most beautiful wilderness Idaho has to offer. The Bighorn Crags in the Frank Church Wilderness has incredible peaks and hoodoos, alpine lakes and streams, wildlife viewing and epic fishing. Volunteers will meet up at the Crags Campground ... Read More

McGaffey-Dry Diggins (Full)

Windy Saddle Trailhead Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

Deep in the wilderness, between the Seven Devils range and Hells Canyon, volunteers will spend a week maintaining trails on this fully supported trip. Volunteers will hike 9.5 miles to McGaffey Cow Camp, where we’ll base camp for the week. Pack stock will be available to carry in gear. ... Read More

North Fork Hyndman Creek – Youth

Hyndman Trailhead Sawtooth National Forest

In the fabulous Pioneer Mountains, join us on a youth weekend project where we’re teaming up with the Wood River Trails Coalition to tackle the loop to Pioneer Cabin. Food will be provided by ITA and prepared by a volunteer cook. We’ll meet at the Hyndman Trailhead where we’ll ... Read More

Pend Oreille Divide

Pend Oreille Divide Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Join us on a 2-night, 3-day backpacking trip up and along the Pend Oreille Divide Trail. After a 4-mile backpack with 1,600’ of lift to the top of Pend Oreille Divide, we’ll camp then work south on the trail, which is part of the Idaho Centennial Trail. As we ... Read More

Ten Mile Creek

Ten Mile Creek Gospel Hump Wilderness

Come get away from it all with us on a week-long trip in the rugged Gospel Hump Wilderness! Volunteers will meet at the Ten Mile Trailhead for an early start Sunday morning where we’ll hike into camp, clearing trail as we go. Our base camp will be at Ten ... Read More

Fawn Lake

Mallard Larkin Pioneer Area Idaho Panhandle National Forest

In the Mallard Larkin Pioneer Area deep in the St. Joe, volunteers will spend a week backpacking and clearing trails around Fawn Lake and Martin Peak. We’ll be packed 8 miles into camp at Fawn Lake by Forest Service Mule Packers, and we will work from camp clearing as ... Read More

Split-Loon – Youth (Full)

Secesh River Trailhead Payette National Forest

Join us on a weeklong youth backpacking project in the Payette National Forest near McCall! Youth volunteers will work on the Split Creek/Loon Lake Trail starting on the south end at Secesh trailhead. ITA will provide backpacking meals and youth volunteers will be carrying all their gear. We’ll camp ... Read More

Gordon Creek – Women Only

Access Via Lightning Creek Rd Idaho Panhandle National Forest

This is a Women Only Weekend, working on the Gordon Creek Trail. This three mile trail gains 1,700’, climbing up to the Pend Oreille Divide Trail high above Lake Darling in the upper Lightning Creek drainage. We’ll log out the trail and do some brushing and tread work. ITA ... Read More

Nez Perce Peak

Nez Perce Pass Selway Bitterroot Wilderness

Right on the border of Montana and Idaho, ITA volunteers will work their way up to Nez Perce Peak (7536ft). We will car camp together just below the pass, taking in the panoramic views of the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness and the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. The ... Read More

Caton Lake – Women Only

Rainbow Lake Trailhead Boise National Forest

The Women Only crew will start at Caton Lake/ Rainbow Lake Trailhead and backpack into Rainbow Lake and set up base camp there. We will make day trips up the trail, clearing trees and brushing along the way. Eventually we can bump camp as the trail is cleared and ... Read More

Halfway House-Lake Creek

Halfway House Campground Gospel Hump Wilderness

Volunteers will spend four nights backpacking and exploring the Gospel Hump Wilderness. Volunteers will be cutting logs out of the trail and brushing, bumping camp along as we clear. The majority of the work is toward the south end of the trail where a fire passed through last year. ... Read More

Ruth Lake

Black Lake Campground Hells Canyon Wilderness

Deep in the remote Hells Canyon Wilderness, this weeklong pack-supported backing trip features alpine lakes, meadows, and mountain peaks. Volunteers will meet Sunday at Black Lake Campground and backpack up Black Lake/ Horse Heaven Trail. We will have pack stock support to help carry in our gear and set ... Read More

Vance Lake (Full)

Paradise Campground - Vance Lake Selway Bitterroot Wilderness

ITA started this project in 2019, and we only have about a mile left to clear to get to Vance Lake. Come help us (finally!) get to the lake! Starting at the Whitecap Trailhead at Paradise Campground, we’ll have pack stock to help carry our gear to base camp ... Read More

Moose Lake Bridge

Moose Lake Trailhead Idaho Panhandle National Forest

This will be an easy project where we will install the kick rails on a new bridge on Moose Lake Trail #237.  Materials will have already been hauled in by the forest service, and volunteers will hike in and start building!   After the project, stay and hike the loop ... Read More

Bear Valley – Women Only (Full)

Bluebunch/Marsh Creek Trailhead Boise National Forest

On this Women-Only-Weekend project, ITA volunteers will be camping at the Bear Valley Creek Trailhead north of Lowman. The crew will be working on the trail to Bear Valley Hot Spring and mitigating impacts of the unsanctioned user trail that has been established. We will return after work to ... Read More

Jackson Creek

Priest Lake Ranger District Idaho Panhandle National Forest

ITA volunteers will be partnering with the Washington Trails Association for this project in Northern Idaho. Both groups will start working on the Jackson Creek Trail in their respective states and we will meet in the middle! On the border of the Salmo- Priest Wilderness this seldom maintained trail ... Read More

Kirkwood Bridge (Full)

Pittsburg Landing Hells Canyon Wallowa Whitman National Forest

Volunteers will Jetboat up from Pittsburg Landing to the Kirkwood Historical ranch where we will camp for the weekend. We’ll be working with the Forest Service to replace the bridge at the ranch. After work we’ll explore the ranch and museum. On Sunday a jetboat will pick us back ... Read More

Boulder Meadows Fall

Boulder Meadows Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Join us on National Public Lands Day where we’ll return to the beautiful Boulder Meadows. We’ll continue the work we started in June, improving the tread, brushing, and sawing logs off the trail. The trails we’ll work on will be based on damage suffered over the winter, but all ... Read More

Boise Foothills Seed Collection I

Military Reserve Boise Foothills

Last fall ITA volunteers collected over a million sagebrush seeds during our Military Reserve Seed collection project in collaboration with Ridge to Rivers! This spring, we planted new sagebrush in Military reserve, and this fall we’ll continue to collect seeds! Seeds are collected to help regrow plants in areas ... Read More

Boise Foothills Seed Collection II

Military Reserve Boise Foothills

Last fall ITA volunteers collected over a million sagebrush seeds during our Military Reserve Seed collection project in collaboration with Ridge to Rivers! This spring, we planted new sagebrush in Military reserve, and this fall we’ll continue to collect seeds! Seeds are collected to help regrow plants in areas ... Read More

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