Overnight TripThis is a self-supported 3 day, 2-night backpack trip to Camel Falls in the Pole Creek Wilderness in Owyhee County.
Day TripWinter is back! Join us for a tour over fresh powder on the Bogus Basin Nordic trails. We'll be classic skiing. The ride up the mountain takes about an hour; 4WD and winter tires are recommended. The day use fee is $16 for adults.
Overnight TripStarting on Friday, April 27 and ending on Sunday, April 29, this self-supported 3 day, 2-night backpack trip starts at Lake Owyhee, the Eastern Terminus of the Oregon Desert Trail, and ends at Leslie Gulch. Trip leaders are Renee Patrick, the Oregon Desert Trail Coordinator, and Jon Dennis from Friends of the Owyhee. The hike is a distance of 26 miles.
TrainingJoin IMR for an overview of basic glacier and snowfield travel skills on Saturday, 14 April 2018 and run from 9am to noon. Participants will have the opportunity to practice ice axe self-arrest, glacier travel on crampons, and rig a Z pulley system for a simulated crevasse rescue. This workshop is open to both the novice and to those looking to refresh their glacier travel skills.
MeetingWhat do you do when you turn 50? Commit to a climbing project that includes all of the major Cascade Volcanoes, that's what. IMR member Scott Arnold has been chipping away at his goal for the last six years and he is looking forward to sharing his experience on Mt. Baker with you.
Overnight TripLast day of the trip. See March 9th posting for details.
Overnight TripDay 2 of the trip. See March 9 posting for details.
Overnight TripThis trip we will be guided by Sammy Castonguay, a geologist with Treasure Valley Community College and Andrea Bowen a geologist for the BLM. Some equipment to survey the geology will be provided. Expect 3-6 miles of hiking in rocky terrain/uneven ground with an elevation gain and loss of 1000 feet . Expect cool day and chilly nights. Expect to have mud in spots on the trail.
Day TripJoin us for a partly exploratory hike in the Boise Foothills. We will pass historic sites, look for sagebrush buttercups, and do some off-trail wandering. No dogs, please.
TrainingSee the May 5th post for details about this class and how to sign up.