Rookie Snowmobilers Messing Up Story and Photo by Brandi Johnson As backcountry snowmobilers, my boyfriend Steve Shay, his son Kody, friend Wyatt Caviness and I have come across a lot of people over the years who were out to have … Continue reading →
Author Archives: Brandi Johnson
About Brandi JohnsonBrandi Johnson is an Idaho native who graduated from Meridian High School and has had a seventeen-year career in the trucking industry to date, ten of those years with Idaho-based Western Trailers. Brandi enjoys the state’s camping, boating, hiking and snowmobiling opportunities, and is passionate about photography and chasing sunsets.
On a dramatic August morning, partly cloudy with a storm moving in, we awaken to the beauty of Grand Mogul and Mount Heyburn, two of many peaks in the Sawtooth Range.
I’m excited at the prospect of my first overnight backpacking trip, which will include a six-and-a-half-mile hike with a gain in elevation of about 1,826 feet and a stream to cross. Our destination is the three Cramer Lakes, lower, upper, and middle, deep in the Sawtooths. Continue reading →