15 Oct 2020

Top 10 Trail Tools

2020-11-03T11:50:58-07:00October 15, 2020|0 Comments

This blog is part of our series honoring ITA's 10-year anniversary! By Jeff Halligan, ITA Executive Director It's important to have the right tool for the job. These ten items will have any trail cleared in no time! Crosscut saw- This has been the backbone of trail work for a couple ... Read More

22 Dec 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Thom Klein

2016-12-29T09:50:02-07:00December 22, 2016|3 Comments

The Idaho Centennial Trail takes hikers 900 miles through some of Idaho’s most beautiful places. With the current rise in popularity of long distance hiking, it is high time that the ICT gets the recognition it deserves as one of America’s most rugged and remote hikes. But an increase in ... Read More

14 Aug 2016

Bee Top Connector Trail Work Debrief

2016-08-14T12:23:33-06:00August 14, 2016|1 Comment

On Tuesday, July 26, eleven volunteers helped work on the final sections of the new Bee Top Connector Trail in the Sandpoint Ranger District of the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. This new trail will re-open access to the Bee Top/Round Top Trail #120 from the east end for the first ... Read More

8 Jul 2016

Hum Lake trail work party debrief

2016-07-08T19:27:45-06:00July 8, 2016|0 Comments

On July 2nd, 2016 ten volunteers donated 80 hours of volunteer time to clear the Hum Lake trail on the Krassel Ranger District of the Payette National Forest. We were met with clear blue skies, temperatures in the 60s and an empty Trailhead.  We started off with introductions and a safety ... Read More

21 May 2016

English Point Trail Work Party Debrief

2016-05-21T08:55:25-06:00May 21, 2016|0 Comments

Our first trail work party of 2016 was another great success. On Friday, April 29, eight volunteers helped the Idaho Trails Association (ITA) do maintenance work on the English Point Trail #80 in the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. The group cleaned out water bars, cut back brush, cleaned sod off ... Read More

31 Aug 2015

A WEEK IN THE WHITE CLOUD WILDERNESS

2015-08-31T17:47:33-06:00August 31, 2015|2 Comments

Peter Lovera the Idaho Conservation Leagues's 2015 Artist in Residence elegantly captured the 2015 Livingston Mill/Castle Divide  trail work vacation that he volunteered on! His words and photos capture how a week of stewardship in Idaho's wilderness can change you and connect you to the wild. "Keep close to Nature's ... Read More

12 Jun 2015

National Trails Day Summary

2015-06-12T13:59:48-06:00June 12, 2015|0 Comments

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

26 Apr 2015

Eckles Creek Trail Work Party Debrief

2015-04-26T11:06:54-06:00April 26, 2015|0 Comments

Our second trail work party of 2015 was another great success. We had 15 Rock star volunteers come help maintain trail in the Hell’s Canyon National Recreation area.  We partnered with the Payette National Forest Service to work on trail #223 Eckles Creek trail in Hell’s Canyon. We ... Read More

14 Feb 2015

Oolite Trail Work Party Debrief

2015-02-14T09:03:21-07:00February 14, 2015|0 Comments

Our first trail work party of 2015 was a huge success. We had over 30 volunteers eager to get outside on a gorgeous Saturday in January!  We partnered with the Bruneau Field Office of the BLM to work on the Oolite Interpretive Trail in the Owyhees. We did ... Read More

31 Jan 2015

2014 Project Accomplishments and Summary for the Idaho Trails Association

2015-02-02T19:01:51-07:00January 31, 2015|0 Comments

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

2 Jan 2015

Celebrate 50 years of making memories with the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation with free ski and snowshoe day!

2015-01-02T13:37:53-07:00January 2, 2015|0 Comments

Saturday, January 10th is a great opportunity to ski or snowshoe your local state park for free. The park entrance fees will be waived and some parks will have free use of equipment. The activities being offered differ from park-to-park some of the activities being offered are free skiing and ... Read More

28 Jun 2014

2014 National Trails Day

2014-06-28T15:42:36-06:00June 28, 2014|0 Comments

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act, so it was only appropriate to spend National Trails Day in the Bruneau-Jarbridge Rivers Wilderness. Last year we carried out trail work on Roberson Trail West and this year we continued that work by tackling Roberson Trail ... Read More

27 Aug 2013

Reaching New Heights on Mt. Borah with ITA

2013-08-28T07:51:43-06:00August 27, 2013|5 Comments

This year ITA teamed up with the US Forest Service in July to repair one of the highest-traffic trails in the state: the trail to the summit of Mt. Borah, Idaho's highest peak. With funding from REI, ITA was able to support four volunteers who in total committed 83 hours of work towards the first ... Read More

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