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Close Calls

Posted on by Ray Brooks / 2 Comments

On the Forest Fire Crew By Ray Brooks Our vintage bubble-canopy, three-seater helicopter was poised for takeoff from the summit of 8,400-foot Dollarhide Mountain west of Ketchum. It was almost dark on this day in 1969 and a
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The Johnny Appleseed Effect

Posted on by Mathew Purtee / Comments Off on The Johnny Appleseed Effect

To Plant and Replant By Mathew Purtee Photos by Karen Purtee My parents, who worked hard their entire lives and raised three children, decided in 2012 to retire on twenty acres in the middle of northern Idaho. My
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Escape from Pinyon Peak

Posted on by Mac Tippins / Comments Off on Escape from Pinyon Peak

Wind Changes Everything Story and Photos by Mac Tippins Trees snapped like matchsticks. It sounded like a firefight in Vietnam. I tightened my grip on the steering wheel of the old pickup, cringing at the specter of falling
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Hosting

Posted on by Jim Fazio / Comments Off on Hosting

At the Old Lochsa Ranger Station Story and Photos by Jim Fazio As I look around from the porch of what was once the alternate ranger’s house at the Lochsa Historical Ranger Station, I have plenty of time
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Trail-Blasters

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Teenagers Who Forged Our Wilderness Hikes By Dan Eaton Photos courtesy of Dan Eaton When you read the logs of backcountry trips in the Big Horn Crags area of the Salmon River Mountains, they describe Beaver Slide Trail
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