En Route to Conquering Idaho’s Forty-Four High Points Story and Photos by Alice Schenk In this installment of an occasional series, the author tags four more peaks in a quest to stand atop each high point in Idaho’s forty-four counties. … Continue reading →
Author Archives: Alice Schenk
About Alice SchenkAlice Schenk is an adventurer who lives in Rupert. A lover of hiking, shed hunting, swimming, biking, and running, she has finished six Ironman contests, many marathons, and twice has climbed all nine peaks above twelve thousand feet in Idaho. Alice holds a Master’s degree in health and teaches at the College of Southern Idaho in Burley.
Navigating South Selkirk Crest Story and Photos by Alice Schenk In “Highpointing the Forty-Four,” (IDAHO magazine, March 2020), Alice Schenk described several climbs in a continuing effort to reach the tallest peak in each of Idaho’s forty-four counties. In this … Continue reading →
Our Annual “Great Adventure” Story and Photos by Alice Schenk On May 28, 2009, my husband Wayne and I packed a picnic lunch and hiked into Lake Cleveland before the road opened. Cleveland is an alpine lake in Cassia County’s Albion … Continue reading →
A Quest to Reach the Tallest Peak in Each Idaho County Story and Photos by Alice Schenk Before the wind came whistling through the day and winter blanketed the landscape, I reached my high point number twelve. My goal is … Continue reading →
In the Albany Mountains Story and Photos by Alice Schenk On a bluebird day in mid-November 2018, we stepped from the pickup, donned our hiking boots, hats, and backpacks, adjusted our trekking poles, and headed down the road toward the … Continue reading →