Here’s our list of guidebooks, blogs, and online resources to help you safely explore Idaho’s trails.

North Idaho

North Central Idaho

Southwest Idaho

Central Idaho

Eastern Idaho


Backcountry Cooking

Gear Checklists

Mountaineers Books: Recreation, Lifestyle, and Conservation books

For a wide variety of great “how-to” and “where-to” books, and a wide range of award-winning adventure narratives, sustainable lifestyle guides, and conservation photography books visit

John Platt

Our dear friend and ITA Board member was an incredible resource for hiking in Idaho! His blog details his many trips into the backcountry.