Upcoming Events

7 Feb 2022

2022 Season Kickoff Webinar

2022-03-02T09:50:38-07:00February 7, 2022|Comments Off on 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 Tom ... Read More

12 Jan 2022

Trail Talks: Intro to Orienteering

2022-03-02T09:50:38-07:00January 12, 2022|Comments Off on Trail Talks: Intro to Orienteering

What is orienteering? It’s simply navigating a course using a map and compass. Join the City of Trees Orienteering Club and ITA to learn the basics of this unique outdoor sport. You don’t have to be a cross country runner or an endurance athlete to have fun with it. It ... Read More

10 Jan 2022

Trail Talks: Gaia GPS 101

2022-03-02T09:50:38-07:00January 10, 2022|Comments Off on Trail Talks: Gaia GPS 101

Learn the basics of using the navigation app Gaia GPS (https://www.gaiagps.com/) on the web and your phone from ITA Board Member and GIS guru, Pam Bond. During this one hour presentation, participants will learn how to plot and manage waypoints and routes, effectively use overlays and basemaps, download maps for ... Read More

7 Jan 2022

Trail Master Webinar: Zero Waste

2022-03-02T09:50:38-07:00January 7, 2022|Comments Off on Trail Master Webinar: Zero Waste

Join us for an online presentation about going zero waste in the backcountry. We'll hear from Ana Lucía, a thru-hiker who completed the Pacific Crest Trail waste-free. Her love for the outdoors has made her develop a close and respectful relationship with nature, and she wishes to share and inspire ... Read More

8 Sep 2021

End Of Season Virtual Party!

2022-03-02T09:50:38-07:00September 8, 2021|0 Comments

After much consideration, the Board and staff of ITA have decided it would be best to move ITA's End of Season parties online due to the current COVID-19 threat throughout Idaho and the strain that hospitals are feeling. The board and staff are disappointed we won’t be able to gather ... Read More

1 Mar 2021

Trail Master Webinar Series: Backpacking 101

2022-03-02T09:50:38-07:00March 1, 2021|1 Comment

March 24, 7-8 pm Mountain Time Join Idaho Trails Association for this fun webinar about learning to backpack and adventure in Idaho’s backcountry. Betsy Mizell and Haley Robinson are two women who got into outdoor adventure as adults. They will share their stories of mistakes, adventures, learning opportunities, and tips ... Read More

30 Sep 2020

Hiking with Dogs Webinar

2022-03-02T09:50:39-07:00September 30, 2020|0 Comments

October 13, 7-8 pm Mountain Time In partnership with Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness, long-distance hiker Whitney "Allgood" LaRuffa will share his experiences and tips for hiking with your furry friend. Allgood is a seasoned long-distance hiker with over 10,000 miles of long-distance hikes under his feet. He has a ... Read More

2 Sep 2020

Trail Master Webinar- Backcountry Safety

2022-03-02T09:50:39-07:00September 2, 2020|0 Comments

All over Idaho, climate change is affecting our public lands in many different ways. Dan Isaak, a fisheries research scientist with the US Forest Service will talk about how climate change is affecting Idaho’s cold-water fish. Patrick Brown, a Wilderness Specialist will share how he's seen fire affect trails over ... Read More

19 Jun 2020

Trail Master Webinar- Backcountry Safety

2022-03-02T09:50:39-07:00June 19, 2020|0 Comments

Join us for a free webinar about staying safe in the backcountry. We’ve got three great speakers lined up to teach you about basic first aid, safe stream crossings, and bear-awareness. Wednesday, July 9 at 7 PM MT Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kvprEkPRRbKN61ONq2M08g Paul Holle, Wilderness EMT, Senior Instructor with NOLS Wilderness ... Read More

3 Jun 2020

Trail Master Webinar-  Getting Trail Ready

2022-03-02T09:50:39-07:00June 3, 2020|Comments Off on Trail Master Webinar-  Getting Trail Ready

Join us Wednesday, June 10 at 7 PM MT for a free webinar about getting ready to hit the trail. Whether you are new to hiking or already a trails enthusiast, you face different aerobic, balance and strength demands. Join Pamela DeMetro, a fitness expert and coach as she teaches ... Read More

27 Apr 2020

Digital Campfire Tales

2022-03-02T09:50:39-07:00April 27, 2020|Comments Off on Digital Campfire Tales

Join us for a night around the campfire telling stories! In this live webinar event, members from the ITA community will share their harrowing, hilarious or heartwarming trail tales from all over the state. There will be an opportunity for you as an audience member to "raise your hand" during ... Read More

22 Apr 2020

Trail Master Series-  There’s an (Outdoor) App for That

2022-03-02T09:50:39-07:00April 22, 2020|Comments Off on Trail Master Series-  There’s an (Outdoor) App for That

Join us for a free webinar about the outdoor apps that will enhance your outdoor experience. April 22, 7-8pm MT For most of us, smartphones have become a part of everyday life. It is the multi-tool of communication and entertainment. Utilizing your smartphone in the backcountry can shed ounces off ... Read More

31 Mar 2020

Trail Master Series Webinar: Trail Runner Resources

2020-03-31T10:27:06-06:00March 31, 2020|Comments Off on Trail Master Series Webinar: Trail Runner Resources

We're exited to announce we're taking our Trail Master Presentation Series online so we can continue sharing ideas and resources during this time. Since we can't meet in person, on April 1, we will be sharing this presentation online through the webinar platform Zoom. Click the link below to sign ... Read More

4 Feb 2020

Trail Master Series-  Backcountry Cooking with Carrie

2020-04-27T10:05:18-06:00February 4, 2020|Comments Off on Trail Master Series-  Backcountry Cooking with Carrie

UPDATE: Since we can't meet in person, we are going to be doing this presentation online as a webinar! Same date and time as the original event. Please sign up below to get your spot! Wednesday, April 29, 7-8 pm Webinar description: Tired of eating pre-package backpacking meals? Guest speaker ... Read More

4 Feb 2020

POSTPONED: Trail Master Series – Long Distance Runner Resources:

2020-03-17T10:25:04-06:00February 4, 2020|Comments Off on POSTPONED: Trail Master Series – Long Distance Runner Resources:

This event is postponed until further notice: Hey trail runners! If you are just getting started or have been running for years, you’re sure to find some nuggets of knowledge during this presentation.  Guest speaker Hannah McLean will be talking about trail running in general and how it differs from ... Read More

4 Feb 2020

Trail Master Series – There’s An (Outdoor) App for That

2020-02-08T16:52:49-07:00February 4, 2020|Comments Off on Trail Master Series – There’s An (Outdoor) App for That

For most of us, smartphones have become a part of everyday life.  It is the multi-tool of communication and entertainment. Utilizing your smartphone in the backcountry can shed ounces off your pack weight AND gives you a wealth of information at your fingertips.  Come and learn about the most popular ... Read More

4 Feb 2020

The Spokane Great Outdoors & Bike Expo

2020-02-08T16:53:05-07:00February 4, 2020|Comments Off on The Spokane Great Outdoors & Bike Expo

Join us for a two-day celebration of the amazing outdoor lifestyle enjoyed in the Inland Pacific Northwest. The event will feature gear giveaways, kid-friendly activities, live demonstrations, outdoor educational clinics, and lots of awesome exhibitors including ITA. Come say hi! The Spokane Great Outdoors & Bike Expo Saturday, February 22- ... Read More

4 Feb 2020

Powerful Pints

2020-02-08T16:59:39-07:00February 4, 2020|Comments Off on Powerful Pints

Drink to donate! 50% of proceeds from all sales at Lost Grove Brewing in Boise will be donated to Idaho Trails Association. Representatives from ITA will be at the taproom from 5-8pm to answer any questions. There will also be a sweet cross-cut demo! Can't make it Tuesday? No worries! ... Read More

3 Feb 2020

Wild Pint Night

2020-02-08T16:59:57-07:00February 3, 2020|Comments Off on Wild Pint Night

Join us at Lost Grove Brewing in Boise to celebrate and learn from Idaho Trails Association, Winter Wildlands Alliance, and WildEarth Guardians about the current projects going on and how you can be involved! The evening's excitement includes live music from Travis Ward, a food truck by Crisp and brews ... Read More

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