Sandy Epeldi - Boise native, outdoor enthusiast and guidebook author - has spent countless hours seeking out and enjoying adventures in his - and our - backyard. Join him for a peek at local rock climbing and bouldering opportunities. He will also have editions of his guidebooks available for purchase.
Interested in learning how the White Clouds became designated wilderness? Join IPTV host Bruce Reichert, Congressman Mike Simpson and a group of distinguished panelists instrumental in the passage of the bill at Boise State on March 27th. The information below is taken from the BSU website.
Steve Weston is an Expedition Chef and author. On his camping culinary crusader’s quest to save legions of hungry campers from freeze-dried doldrums, Steve wrote a bestselling cookbook, In The Wild Chef - a roadmap and culinary bible for all of you who demand Backpacking Gourmet Snob Cookery!
Concerned about food weight on a multi-day trip? Steve’s book shows you tricks for creating delicious meals that are great for backpacking. He’ll demonstrate his approach and have some books on hand for purchase.
The Payette Brewing company is hosting a fundraise at their taproom (733 S. Pioneer Street in Boise). They pledge to donate 50% of beer sales towards repairing damage to the Idaho City Park-n-Ski system caused by the Pioneer Fire last summer. There will also be auctions and reservation dibs for the yurts.
Help us recognize Idaho Mountain Recreation’s 10 Year Anniversary and celebrate our start of a second decade!
IMR was founded in February 2007 by folks who enjoy self-propelled outdoor activities in a responsible way. We provide education, lectures and lead trips in Idaho and beyond.
We’ve organized a retroactive look over the years of IMR activities, trips and stories. Refreshments will be served.
Local outdoor enthusiast Cody Feuz loves skiing and mountains. Live vicariously as he takes us along on his ski treks in the mountains of Idaho and Wyoming. He will also talk about some ideas for potential upcoming treks in the Tetons, Sawtooths and Lost River Range. Cody's website is http://hi-adventure.com
IMR member Jim Pace will present slides of his adventure on one of the premier North American backcountry hut-to-hut ski tours in the snowfields of the Canadian Rockies. He'll also discuss the pre-planning and on-tour logistics for folks wishing to put together their own trip next spring.
If you missed Bonnie Olin's fabulous presentation about her book and the Owyhee River, now is your chance. Her presentation has also expanded to include a slideshow that covers the entire Owyhee region, Nevada to the Owyhee Reservoir in Oregon, as well as increased detail on it's unique qualities and geology.
Bonnie will be in the region for two presentations - and likely these will be her last in the area for a long while.
Location: Nampa Public Library, 215 12th Ave S, Nampa ID 83651
Learn more at www.owyheemedia.com