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 →
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 five Ironman contests, many marathons, and 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.
Running Down a Dream By Alice Schenk In last month’s issue of IDAHO magazine, Alice Schenk described her 2012 solo run of the Sawtooth Relay. This month, she recounts repeating the feat in 2013. June 8, 2013 In the heart … Continue reading →
Negotiating a Ridgeline Story and Photos by Alice Schenk May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.—Edward Abbey In the spring of 2012, I joined … Continue reading →
A Lochsa River Adventure By Alice Schenk Photos by Becky Dowdle The instructions I received before rafting northern Idaho’s Lochsa River in June were straightforward: when you go overboard, hang onto your paddle and if the boat is gone, swim … Continue reading →