“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” John Muir.

Trails. Have a look at some of our online trail posts. Each post includes a map, short description, other sources of information, and directions to the trailhead.
Guidebooks & Gear checklists. They are the best available sources of information about Idaho’s hiking trails. This is a list we maintain of some of the best guidebooks.
The Essentials. The essentials enable you to respond positively to an accident or emergency and safely spend a night (or more) out in the backcountry.
Where Are The Fires? Before you head out into the back country, make sure there are no fires burning in the area.
Leave No Trace/Backcountry Ethics. Idaho Trails Association believes that all of us have to do our part to protect the outdoors from overuse and abuse and we are committed to the ideas and ethics of LNT.
Hiking in Bear Country. Hikers can greatly reduce the risk of negative encounters with bears by taking proper precautions.