Idaho Trails Association trail work project on July 25th & 26th, 2015 was at Hum Lake on the Krassel District of the Payette National Forest. We backpacked into base camp at Hum Lake on Saturday and then divided into two crews and conquered. One group headed north on the trail ... Read More
We are thrilled with the work our volunteers accomplished during this Epic trail work vacation in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Our amazing volunteer crew along with a Forest Service Wilderness Ranger got this staggering list of accomplishments done! 10-ITA Volunteers contributed 400 hours of volunteer time. Cleared 7 trees from the ... Read More
National Trails Day 2015 was a success from the start. Volunteers met at the BLM field Office in Boise and carpooled to the Perjue Canyon Trailhead in the Little Jacks Creek Wilderness. REI supplied sandwiches, chips and drinks while volunteers provided homemade cookies for the return trip. 15 volunteers made ... Read More
ITA’sMission Idaho Trails Association promotes the continued enjoyment of Idaho’s hiking trails. The Idaho Trails Association (ITA) is a non-profit organization. ITA’s Purpose: To facilitate the active enjoyment of Idaho’s public lands and hiking trails, the Idaho Trails Association brings together citizens and develops partnerships to foster: Care-taking of Idaho’s hiking ... Read More
“You are part of a legacy,” said Mark Bingman to the group of volunteers as we gathered for the Wewukiye (Wa-woo-kia) Trail Project. Mark is the North Zone Recreation Manager for the Boise National Forest, where there are few non-motorized trails. The Cascade Ranger District is leading the charge to construct a new 16-mile hiking and mountain biking trail that will connect Warm Lake, Stolle Meadows, Vulcan Hot Springs and other landmarks.
On March 8, 2012, the Idaho Trails Association joined Ridge to Rivers and REI to plant silver sage, bitterbrush, and mountain big sagebrush to prevent further trail widening on trails around the Military Reserve and Foothills Learning Center. With the help of 24 volunteers, we were able to plant 250 ... Read More