A Backcountry Winter Introduction By Justin Dalme Photos by Adam Eschbach, The College of Idaho When every road leading into Stanley is closed, it kind of puts a kink in your travel plans. Adam Eschbach and I were traveling to … Continue reading →
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About Justin DalmeJustin Dalme enjoys spending time in nature, whether it’s snowboarding, fishing, hiking, or anything in between. Having lived in Idaho since high school, he says there’s no place he’d rather call home than the jutting Sawtooths, wandering rivers, and moon-crater landscapes of a state that beckons adventurers.
The jet boat crashed through reflected sunlight, leaving rippled water in its wake as it powered up the Snake River.
The canyon walls loomed above us. It was the last day of The College of Idaho’s spring break trip this year to Hells Canyon. Twelve students—ranging from first-time backpackers to experienced outdoorsmen, freshmen to seniors, both genders—spent five days in the folds of the deepest gorge in North America, viewing nature’s canvas and hiking more than twenty miles from Granite Creek to Kirkwood Ranch. Continue reading →