Idaho is known for its wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities, from water sports to hiking and camping, and the closures of restaurants, bars, and other hospitality services as a result of COVID-19 has left Idahoans with few choices other than to take a more outdoorsy approach to summer …

Tamarack President Jon Reveal has big plans for the mountain, and it's not his first run at building a resort from the ground up

McCall's Winter Carnival is a common weekend trip for Boiseans, but it also hosts a qualifier for the two biggest sled dog races in the world

Women’s-only recreation groups are on the rise, providing a safe space to learn and communicate, enjoying being surrounded by women—or just getting away from the gaze of men. The outdoor industry and outdoor groups have started to target women more to ensure participation from women, a categ…

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Walking into the room, the heat was almost too much. Sweat dripped down rhythmically onto the yoga mat, and the intense heat gave me tunnel vision. I could only focus on my breathing and the pulling of my muscles—everything else faded away. The voice of the yoga instructor, Courtney St. Jame…

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Jimmy Hallyburton, executive director and co-founder of Boise Bicycle Project, is a Boise populist par excellence. The nonprofit he manages gives away a thousand bikes a year to children in need, and he has for a long time been the face of Boise's bicycling community, first leveraging the gr…

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Ah, summer in Sun Valley. The sun is out (usually), outdoor activities abound, and a number of world-class events take place that bring out both locals as well as drawing in the tourists. With so much going on, this guide has been broken down into events, music, and happenings at the Sun Val…

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It may surprise climbers and non-climbers alike to learn that Idaho is home to many great rock climbing areas. From the Black Cliffs and Swan Falls in western Idaho, and Massacre Rocks and Blackfoot Canyon in eastern Idaho, to the world-class climbing at City of Rocks, Idaho is a Mecca to we…

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Southern Idaho summers are warm and beautiful, and while it may seem like the perfect season for rock climbing, veteran climbers know better. It's actually the cooler temperatures in spring and fall that give ultimate friction on the rocks and help climbers avoid getting completely burned ou…


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